Uri Levine

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Uri Levine
Native name
אורי לוין
NationalityIsraeli
OccupationEntrepreneur
Websitehttp://urilevine.com/

Uri Levine (Hebrew: אורי לוין‎; born February 1965) is an Israeli entrepreneur.[1] He co-founded Waze, a traffic and navigation app, acquired by Google in June 2013 for more than $1.1 billion.[2][3][4][5]

Levine worked at Comverse (1989–2000), Joined Celltrex (2000–2002), and led the marketing and product at Openwave in 2002–2004. Between the years 2004–2007 he helped several startups as a consultant, including Mobixell and Perfecto. In 2007 he co-founded Waze with Ehud Shabtai and Amir Shinar. He served as CEO (2008–2009) and later as President of the company. Levine left Waze in 2013, after it was sold to Google, to build new startups. He founded several startups: FeeX, Engie, ZeeK, FairFly, Refundit, LiveCare [2][1] and is also a board member at Moovit and HERE.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Uri Levine's Linkedin profile".
  2. ^ a b "Uri Levine shepherding his Israeli start-ups into billion dollar unicorns". Financial Times. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Google finalizing $1.3 billion deal for mapping company Waze: source". Forbes. Retrieved 11 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business". Techrunch. 13 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Google Confirms Waze Maps App Purchase". The Wall Street Journal. 11 June 2013.
  6. ^ Privat, Ludovic. "Press release: Waze Co-Founder Uri Levine Joins HERE Supervisory Board". GPS BUSINESS NEWS. Retrieved 13 April 2018.