Autocab has appointed Jamie Lyons as its Chief Commercial Officer to spearhead the company’s commercial business with a focus on expanding its global footprint across several vertical markets. As part of Autocab’s executive leadership team, Mr. Lyons will play a vital role in accelerating the company’s position as a global leader in taxi booking & dispatch software.
Regarding the appointment, Hasson Abod, Autocab’s Business Development Director commented,
“Now that Autocab is looking to expand, I’m delighted that Jamie will be helping us to scale our commercial function, allowing me to focus on our global expansion, in partnership with our customers.”
Mr. Lyons is an accomplished executive with a proven track record building high-growth B2B technology companies and providing great customer experiences to drive sustainable, long-term growth. He brings more than seventeen years of experience to his Autocab role, including go-to-market optimisation, team building, coaching and development, as well as overall business transformation.
"I am delighted to join the executive team at Autocab as we enter the next phase of growth. Following the acquisition by Uber,” said Mr. Lyons. “I am looking forward to working with the Autocab team, our partners and our customers to grow Autocab’s commercial business."
“Meeting the rapidly evolving needs of taxi and private hire fleets is fundamentally important for Autocab and Jamie has proven expertise leading significant growth initiatives,” said Safa Alkateb, CEO of Autocab. “We look forward to having his dynamic, results-oriented energy on the Autocab executive leadership team and taking our company into the next phase of growth.”
Prior to joining Autocab, Mr. Lyons has held senior commercial positions at companies such as Wagestream, Blippar and Trustpilot. At Interact Software, Jamie was responsible for delivering the international go to market strategy while leading commercial growth initiatives for their SaaS intranet solutions.