Prem is a computer engineer and serial entrepreneur. He is co-inventor on multiple awarded and pending patents in the fields of computer vision, operations research, and urban transportation systems. As a founder at RideCo, he has led creation of a technology platform for personalized transit. This unique solution enables passengers to book door-to-door and hub-to-hub, shared, professional transportation. Riders enjoy a transit experience personalized to their locations and schedules, reduced transit times with no transfers, and a modern smartphone based user experience. For transit agencies and businesses, the platform is a demand-responsive solution for hubs or areas with access challenges. Prior to RideCo, Prem founded Tangam and led the creation and commercialization of software systems for operations optimization that is used in organizations around the world, including Fortune 500 clients. He graduated from the University of Waterloo with an undergraduate degree in computer engineering and a master’s degree in business. Prem has been named one of Waterloo Region’s “Top 40 under 40″.