What We Believe
We develop technology that follows the thread of our vision from the vehicle experiences today and the stages of evolution that are necessary before we live in a world with self-driving cars.
Find The Pain
We see people every day that feel the pain of inefficient, expensive, and even inaccessible transportation. We search for customers with the most pain, we triage, and we serve.
Everyone is a Passenger
We believe that one day, everyone will be a passenger. Consumers will adjust and disruption will be made when behaviors change in steps along the path to autonomy. We impact that path.
Love & Trust
People love and trust their vehicles today. To create lasting change, they will need to love and trust the next generation of vehicles. We create experiences that build love and trust in transportation.
Ryan’s career has been focused on bringing new prospectives to emerging industries and creating profitable technology with recurring revenue. In 2014, Ryan founded ContentVia, an innovation marketing agency with the mission of helping startups launch products and get first customers that has produced more than 40 new companies. ContentVia led to the founding of AVE AutoMedia in 2016 with the focus of developing apps for connected cars and mobility services. Ryan is driven by a relentless passion to disrupt the automotive industry from inside (the vehicle) out and to accelerate the technology adoption curve for autonomous vehicles.
Jared brings years of experience focusing on product and business development, working with dozens of startups and entrepreneurs to achieve their vision, and create viable and scalable products. His passion is optimizing customer experience and creating products that can be useful every day. Jared first developed his marketing and management skills while working in the music industry at a growing indie label. Jared is a graduate of Ohio State University.
Hoa Pyles McManus
Hoa has focused here career path on care. After 9 years with the Ohio State University Medical Center, Hoa co-founded AVE with Ryan and Jared to serve others in new ways through technology. Hoa manages marketing for AVE’s products. Her understanding of the medical system is being used to develop opportunities to improve access to healthcare and reduce the costs of non-emergency medical transportation. Hoa is passionate about creating opportunities for underserved groups of people that will improve their quality of life.