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Meet our Executive Team

Eugene Tsyrklevich
Founder & CEO
Eugene launched Parkopedia in 2007 after driving to a conference in San Francisco and struggling to find any useful parking information online. After realising that drivers all over the world must be facing the exact same problem every day, Eugene created Parkopedia with the mission of improving the world by delivering innovative parking solutions. 
Eugene holds both a Bachelor and a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Hans Puvogel
Hans's main responsibilities include driving sales and marketing, as well as managing operations across our markets in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia. 
Hans was previously General Manager at ICT Automotive and General Manager at INRIX Europe. Fluent in 6 languages, Hans has a 25-year track record in building and growing international businesses, as well as experience in software and data services for the automotive and telecommunications industry.
Gary Bull

As Chief Financial Officer, Gary’s main responsibilities include leading our global finance team as well as overseeing our strategic planning, financial forecasting and ensuring compliance, to support the company’s growth. 

Gary has extensive financial and operational leadership experience, including multiple executive roles within SaaS and other technology organisations. Most recently, at software company Condeco, he spearheaded the rollout of service solutions, opened offices globally and oversaw the acquisition of a German competitor.

Dr. Brian Holt

Brian leads our engineering teams as CTO covering product, platform and infrastructure, data science, computer vision and robotics. Prior to this he led the R&D effort to develop Indoor Maps, which also included the successfully completed multi-million pound AVP Project.

An electronic engineer with in-depth machine learning and computer vision expertise, Brian holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning and Computer Vision from the University of Surrey.

Duncan Licence

As Parkopedia's Chief Product Officer, Duncan's main responsibilities include driving the growth of our product portfolio, ensuring customers' ongoing success from our products and the quality and efficiency of our product operations.

Duncan has an extensive product development background, including multiple executive roles within e-commerce and logistics technology companies prior to Parkopedia.

Dr. Ganesh N. Sivalingam
Chief Engineer

As Chief Engineer, Ganesh is responsible for technology leadership at Parkopedia. This includes ensuring that engineering and machine learning solutions are well architected, highly scalable, properly monitored and resilient as well as improving productivity across the engineering department.

Prior to this, Ganesh headed up the Data Science department, where, amongst other responsibilities, he led the development and productionisation of big data scale data science and data engineering workflows.

Ganesh holds a Ph.D. in Computational Mass Spectrometry from University College London.

Iris Xu
China General Manager

Iris leads the China team, steering our business and expanding our mobility product offerings in the growing Chinese automotive market.

Prior to joining Parkopedia, Iris gained extensive experience in navigation, mobility and cloud computing having held senior roles at leading Chinese enterprises including Tencent and NavInfo.