Ohad Zeira is Vice President of Fleet Ventures for Avis Budget Group. In this role he leads the creation and development of new businesses that deploy and support the shared, electric and autonomous fleets of tomorrow. Prior to joining Avis Budget Group, he was Director of Consumer IoT at Verizon, where he 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 of Science in Operations Research from Cornell University.