Press release
August 12, 2022

SmartRyde announces the appointment of Alvin Leonard as CTO

SmartRyde, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Alvin Leonard as a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of SmartRyde.

SmartRyde is developing an airport transfer marketplace with the vision of “improving communities through mobility”. The company has more than ten global partners, including, Expedia, and, as well as many small and medium-sized businesses. With data visualization tools, vehicle allocation management technologies, and real-time information exchange, SmartRyde will continue to improve supply’s digital modernisation in the Asia region.

Using his previous experience, he will set up SmartRyde’s global development team to accelerate business growth.

Alvin Leonard Profile

December 2010  Graduated from RMIT University with a Master of Computing degree

2011 – 2016 Worked as a technical manager for Orion Health

2016−2018 Assigned to Tyde as Chief Technology Officer

2018−2020 Worked at Tripadvisor as a TECHNICAL MANAGER

2020−2022 Engineering Manager at Atlassian

Since July, 2022 Appointed Chief Technology Officer of SmartRyde

Alvin Leonard commented: “I am excited to be a part of the SmartRyde team and hope that my experience will help the company develop into a leader in the airport transfer market. Smooth integration and easy configuration have become increasingly important factors to consider when choosing a product for a partner.” CEO Sota Kimura commented: “SmartRyde is expanding globally in the airport transportation market, and it requires world-class software development capabilities. Under Alvin’s strong leadership, I believe our engineering team will be strengthened and we will be able to experience significant growth.”