Press release

Ola to setup it’s Advanced Technology Center in the Bay Area; aims to build a team of 150+ Engineers

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Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-hailing platforms, today announced
its plans to set up a first of its kind Advanced Technology Center in
San Francisco Bay. Ola looks to build a team of over 150 engineers
working out of this center on developing next-generation technologies in
mobility. The move is a part of the company’s global initiatives to
further drive mobility-led transformation to billions across the world.

With a commitment to accelerate the development of technology and
innovation in Mobility, Ola’s Advanced Technology Center, the first of
its kind in the United States, will look to onboard world-class talent
who will collaborate closely with global teams in the various
geographies where Ola operates. The center will build cutting-edge
technology solutions to accelerate Ola’s ambitions across electric
mobility and connected vehicles as well as lead futuristic experiments
like autonomous vehicles. To achieve this, Ola is looking to hire
experts across Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data
Sciences, Engineering and Product Development,
who are passionate to
impact the lives of billions in the time to come.

Ankit Bhati, Co-founder and CTO said, “We are very excited
about launching Ola’s Advanced Technology Center in the Bay Area. The
Valley and the talent ecosystem here are very conducive to the
development of next-generation mobility solutions. This is also a big
step in our journey as a global mobility player, with a mission that
talent from around the world are inspired to join us on.”
The Advanced Technology Center will be the center-point
of transformative mobility technology in the time to come. We are
committed to building world-class mobility innovations and look forward
to working with people who are as passionate as we are about building
mobility for a billion people.”

Headquartered in Bengaluru, India, Ola has a presence in 150 cities
across India, UK, Australia and New Zealand serving more than 150
million users and completing over a billion rides annually. In India,
Ola’s core mobility offering is supplemented by its electric-vehicle
arm, Ola Electric, a fleet management business, Ola
Fleet Technologies,
and a public transportation ticketing app, Ridlr.
Ola, through its widely used platform, also extends unique
offerings to consumers through Ola Financial Services that
includes micro-insurance products and a range of payment solutions
including a credit card
as well as through Ola’s Food brands
delivered to customers, directly from its vast network of dark kitchens.


About Ola
Founded in 2011 by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit
Bhati, Ola is one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies. Ola
integrates city transportation for customers and drivers onto a mobile
technology platform ensuring convenient, transparent, safe and quick
service fulfilment. Ola is focused on leveraging the best of technology
and building innovative mobility solutions ground-up, that are relevant
at a global scale and in transforming commuting experiences by setting
the tone for global innovation in this space. Using the Ola mobile app,
users across 125+ cities across India, Australia, New Zealand and the
UK, can connect with over 1.5 million drivers with a diverse range of
vehicles. Driven by a hyperlocal approach, Ola is committed to its
mission of building mobility for a billion people.