Mass Transit Technology Leader to Advise Rapidly Growing Mobility Services Platform Maker
Bestmile, the leading mobility services platform used to plan, manage, and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicles, today announced the appointment of Pierre Gosset, CTO of SYSTRA Group, as a member of the growing company’s Advisory Board.
Pierre Gosset has more than 20 years of experience in mass transit. He started his career as an engineer in RATP in Paris, then spent 16 years in multiple roles at Alstom Transport. He was named SYSTRA Group Chief Technical Officer in 2015. SYSTRA is an international engineering and consulting company with decades of experience in every transport mode. As the signature team for mobility and transportation solutions, SYSTRA anticipates trends that will transform mobility. As CTO, on top of his engineering role, Pierre Gosset drives digital innovation throughout the SYSTRA organization.
“It is exciting to have someone with Pierre’s knowledge and expertise join our advisory board,” said Raphael Gindrat, CEO of Bestmile. “Bestmile is deeply involved with numerous cities and transit operators as they reinvent transportation infrastructures, and Pierre’s experience in this realm is invaluable.”
SYSTRA Group is one of the world’s largest transportation infrastructure consulting and engineering companies, with operations in 80 countries. The company is for instance involved in more than half the world’s automated metro projects.
“Open solutions like Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform are critical to enabling the new mobility services that will move more people with fewer vehicles, complementing mass transit and improving urban quality of life,” Pierre Gosset said. “I’m excited to support Bestmile! I fully share its mission to enable safe, affordable and efficient mobility for all.”
Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets, supporting fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type. Bestmile’s mobility platform allows operators to support multi-modal, multi-service offerings in a safe and efficient manner by integrating autonomous vehicles in the existing transportation ecosystem. Bestmile’s autonomous mobility service platform is being used daily in shared electric autonomous vehicles in pedestrian areas and public roads. Incorporated in 2014, Bestmile has global offices in San Francisco (USA) and Lausanne (Switzerland). For more information, visit bestmile.com.
SYSTRA keeps the world moving through connecting people and places. By enabling mobility, our work strengthens communities, increases social inclusion and improves people’s access to employment, education and leisure opportunities. We deliver engineering, consultancy and specialist technical services that enable safe, efficient mobility and foster economic prosperity. A recognized world leader in mobility and mass transit, SYSTRA employs 6,100 people and has an operational presence in 80 countries. Engineering News-Record ranks SYSTRA in the top three mass transit and rail international design firms and among the 50 largest engineering firms in the world. SYSTRA specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied upon by millions of people every day around the world. For more than 60 years SYSTRA has helped cities and regions thrive through creating, improving and modernizing their transport infrastructure