Indian-Origin Neha Parikh as CEO of crowd-sourced navigation app Waze
Indian-American, Neha Parikh, has been elected as the new CEO of Waze, a crowd-sourced GPS navigation app and a subsidiary of tech giant Google.
- Neha will take place of Noam Bardin, who stepped down as the CEO in November 2020, after leading the Israeli company for 12 years.
About Neha Parikh:
- 41 years old Neha Parikh is the former Indian-American president of the travel website Hotwire.
- She is a veteran of the online hospitality brand Expedia.
- She also served at Hotels.com and as Hotwire’s youngest and 1st female president.
About Waze app:
- Waze is a GPS navigation software app. it helps turn-by-turn navigation information and user-submitted travel times and route details to its users.
- The app was founded in Israel in 2008.
- in 2013, It was acquired by Google for around $1.1 billion (110 crore rupees).
- It can give out directions in 56 different languages.
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