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Vice President, Fleet Ventures at Avis Budget Group
Ohad Zeira is currently serving as the Vice President of Fleet Ventures for Avis Budget Group. In this role he gets to create new businesses that deploy and support the shared, electric or autonomous fleets of tomorrow. As Director of Consumer IoT at Verizon, Ohad owned the consumer IoT portfolio and led key projects in natural and contextual user interfaces. Previously, he was the co-founder and product lead for the Wemo brand, a pioneering connected smart home/connected consumer platform, which was launched out of a corporate new venture group that he led for Belkin.
He is a proven entrepreneur, having overseen the launch of innovative new technology-driven consumer products from early concept through the execution phases of new operating businesses. He also brings proven success in driving entrepreneurial new initiatives within larger corporations.
Ohad is an active board advisor for companies such as ClipCall and MyPlanet and on the board of advisors for the Internet of Things Consortium. Ohad holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Master’s of Science in Operations Research from Cornell University.