Sydney, Australia – 01 March 2021: SkedGo, the global Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) tech enabler, today announced the appointment of CMO Sandra Witzel to its Board of Directors.
With two decades of marketing experience and a major focus on technology-based, disruptive and fast-growing businesses, Witzel has been with SkedGo for over six years, having previously worked with start-ups, SMEs, corporates and agencies.
John Nuutinen, CEO at SkedGo, says: “Sandra is an experienced marketer and advocate of MaaS, and we are very pleased to announce her appointment to SkedGo’s Board of Directors. Well-connected and highly regarded by her peers, she is also an accomplished public speaker, thought leader and crusader for issues such as inclusion, gender equality and accessibility.
“Sandra brings a wealth of experience, creativity and diversity of thinking to the SkedGo board. We look forward to working with her to enhance the lives of commuters – one trip at a time.”
Witzel regularly speaks at major transport-tech events around the world and is particularly interested in making transport more accessible, based on her personal experience of the issue. As part of SkedGo’s proactive partnership with the MaaS Alliance, she is an active member of the working group ‘Users & Rights’ and work stream leader for ‘User-Centric MaaS’. She is also a co-founder of the Women in Mobility London Hub.
Sandra Witzel, CMO at SkedGo adds: “With MaaS becoming more widely accepted as a way of making transport more sustainable and inclusive, SkedGo is entering a crucial growth phase and I am honoured to join the Board at this time.”
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SkedGo was founded in 2009. Its HQ is in Sydney, Australia and the enterprise has teams in Germany, UK, Vietnam and Argentina. SkedGo provides the technological building blocks, which include its award-winning TripGo API, to create optimal MaaS solutions for governments, leading start-ups and corporations.
In 2016, TripGo spin-off RioGo won the official Rio Olympic City Transport challenge for the Olympic games. In 2017, SkedGo was named Gartner Cool Vendor for Smart Cities Applications and Solutions. Also in 2017, SkedGo won the Smart Cities & Accessibility Challenge run by the NSW Department of Finance, Service and Innovation with Transport for NSW and Slingshot to include more features for wheelchair users.
In 2018, TripGo was named ‘Best Smartphone App’ by industry publication Business MaaS. Strategic consultancy Ptolemus nominated SkedGo as ‘Best Mobility Platform Provider’ in 2019.
In 2020, SkedGo was awarded Smart City Platform of the year at the Future Digital Awards.