and& investigates how we can have a positive impact on the world by innovating and disrupting the existing economy. How we can shift from a focus on profits to a focus on the consumer, while still being able to run a profitable business? The future is all about giving power back to the consumer and controlling our destiny. And this is exactly what serial entrepreneur and market disruptor, Uri Levine, stands for.
Co-founder of Waze, the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app acquired by Google in 2013 for $1.1 billion, Levine now focuses on creating greater value for the consumer by solving problems in diverse areas. As co-founder, chairman or board member of several start-ups, including Refundit, FeeX, Engie, FairFly, Moovit, Seetree, WeTrip, Fibo & Livecare. His vision is specifically intended to disrupt inefficient markets and improve under-functioning services, focus on solving “BIG problems”, saving consumers time and money, while empowering them.
With 30 years’ experience in the high-tech business, and a clear agenda for doing good and doing it well, Levine is the perfect mentor to young entrepreneurs and start-ups in this rapidly changing society. Having learnt a thing or two from past failures as well as great successes, he can provide the next generation of thinkers and innovators with a “cookbook” for the way ahead, while making this world a better place. At and& we look forward to his latest recipes for success.