INRIX Hires Former Nokia And DigitalGlobe Executive Rafay Khan
INRIX®, Inc., a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, named Rafay Khan its Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Khan is responsible for leading global sales and business development efforts across the company's key markets including its automotive, mobile, public sector, media and geo analytics businesses.
"Rafay knows the industry and our business inside and out. I'm confident he'll make an immediate impact leading the sales team's efforts across our company," said Bryan Mistele, INRIX President and CEO.
Mr. Khan brings to INRIX more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector, primarily in software, data and location-based services (LBS). His functional expertise varies from business operations and product marketing to full profit and loss responsibility in high growth markets.
Prior to INRIX, Mr. Khan was senior vice president and general manager at DigitalGlobe where he doubled revenues in the company's Commercial Business Unit during his tenure. Previously, he was a vice president at Nokia leading expansion of its NAVTEQ business into Asia (APAC). Mr. Khan drove 30 percent revenue growth building NAVTEQ's APAC business with customers across the LBS, mobile and automotive markets in the region over two years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Khan held several software engineering roles leading DaimlerChrysler's computer aided engineering lab and serving as a data analyst for Altair.
"The market for apps and analytics built off INRIX data is incredible," said Rafay Khan, INRIX Chief Revenue Officer. "I look forward to helping customers derive even greater value from what's arguably the best traffic data set in the world."
INRIX is one of the fastest growing big data technology companies in the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion. Through cutting-edge data intelligence and predictive traffic technologies, INRIX helps leading automakers, fleets, governments and news organizations make it easier for drivers to navigate their world. Our vision is simple - to solve traffic, empower drivers, inform planning and enhance commerce.
Whether through an in-car or smartphone navigation application, a local newscast or our INRIX Traffic app, our up-to-the-minute traffic information and other driver services help more than 150 million drivers save time, fuel and frustration. INRIX delivers traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services across six industries covering more than 2 million miles of road in 32 countries. For more information visit us at www.INRIX.com.