Swiftly develops enterprise software to help transit agencies and cities improve urban mobility. Built by transportation experts for transportation professionals, the Swiftly platform harnesses billions of data points and sophisticated algorithms to improve transit system performance, service reliability, and real-time passenger information. Cities from coast to coast use Swiftly’s technology platform, improving transportation services for millions of riders each day.


Meet Our Team

Jonny Simkin CEO/Co-Founder Jonathan co-founded Swiftly in 2014 to help improve mobility in cities, working in partnership with transit agencies to enhance the value of their infrastructure investments. Before Swiftly, Jonathan was co-founder and CEO of SwoopThat and HubEdu (acquired in 2012), where he helped reduce the cost of education for millions of students across the United States. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.

Jonny Simkin

CEO/Co-Founder

Jonathan co-founded Swiftly in 2014 to help improve mobility in cities, working in partnership with transit agencies to enhance the value of their infrastructure investments. Before Swiftly, Jonathan was co-founder and CEO of SwoopThat and HubEdu (acquired in 2012), where he helped reduce the cost of education for millions of students across the United States. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.

Michael Smith CIO/Co-Founder Mike co-founded Swiftly to build the next generation of passenger information systems and big data analytics for transit agencies. As the former GM & CTO of NextBus, he pioneered real-time passenger information systems. He has created information systems for over 100 transportation agencies. Mike also co-founded and served as president of the board of Walk SF. He has an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley.

Michael Smith

CIO/Co-Founder

Mike co-founded Swiftly to build the next generation of passenger information systems and big data analytics for transit agencies. As the former GM & CTO of NextBus, he pioneered real-time passenger information systems. He has created information systems for over 100 transportation agencies. Mike also co-founded and served as president of the board of Walk SF. He has an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley.

Will Dayton CTO/Co-Founder Will co-founded Swiftly in 2014 to improve urban mobility with software. Before co-founding Swiftly, Will was a Lead Platform Engineer at Thismoment, Inc., as well an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon's Silicon Valley Campus. He attended Stanford as an undergrad and earned his M.S. in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.

Will Dayton

CTO/Co-Founder

Will co-founded Swiftly in 2014 to improve urban mobility with software. Before co-founding Swiftly, Will was a Lead Platform Engineer at Thismoment, Inc., as well an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon's Silicon Valley Campus. He attended Stanford as an undergrad and earned his M.S. in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.

Meredith Bordoni Head of Product Meredith joined Swiftly to impact and improve transit at scale with a brilliant team. Formerly the Head of Product for the New User Experience at WordPress.com, Meredith is an experienced product manager with a reputation for building products that people love to use. She graduated with honors from Stanford University.

Meredith Bordoni

Head of Product

Meredith joined Swiftly to impact and improve transit at scale with a brilliant team. Formerly the Head of Product for the New User Experience at WordPress.com, Meredith is an experienced product manager with a reputation for building products that people love to use. She graduated with honors from Stanford University.

Stan Parkford Customer Success Manager Stan is passionate about sustainable urban mobility. He works closely with Swiftly's customers to ensure seamless and well-supported system integrations. He received a B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning with an emphasis on urban transit from San Francisco State University.

Stan Parkford

Customer Success Manager

Stan is passionate about sustainable urban mobility. He works closely with Swiftly's customers to ensure seamless and well-supported system integrations. He received a B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning with an emphasis on urban transit from San Francisco State University.

MADDIE SHEEHAN Data Scientist Maddie joined Swiftly to deliver new tools and insights to transit agencies - enabling agencies to deliver better transit service. Formerly, as a member of the Smart Cities Research Group at U.C. Berkeley, Maddie’s research focused on the use of big data sources, including census data, anonymized cell phone records, traffic sensors, and the Google Maps API to make inferences on human travel behavior. Maddie holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, and an M.S. in Transportation Engineering from U.C. Berkeley.

MADDIE SHEEHAN

Data Scientist

Maddie joined Swiftly to deliver new tools and insights to transit agencies - enabling agencies to deliver better transit service. Formerly, as a member of the Smart Cities Research Group at U.C. Berkeley, Maddie’s research focused on the use of big data sources, including census data, anonymized cell phone records, traffic sensors, and the Google Maps API to make inferences on human travel behavior. Maddie holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, and an M.S. in Transportation Engineering from U.C. Berkeley.

ABE RATNOFSKY Frontend Software Engineer Abe brings an extensive background in architecture, urban design, and computer science to the Swiftly team. He is passionate about building the city of the future and is focused on bringing great design and usability into the Swiftly product suite.Abe joined Swiftly to bring great design and usability to its products. Prior to joining, he studied Computer Science at the University of Toronto and architecture at UCLA. Abe is passionate about improving city life through better understanding of urban data.

ABE RATNOFSKY

Frontend Software Engineer

Abe brings an extensive background in architecture, urban design, and computer science to the Swiftly team. He is passionate about building the city of the future and is focused on bringing great design and usability into the Swiftly product suite.Abe joined Swiftly to bring great design and usability to its products. Prior to joining, he studied Computer Science at the University of Toronto and architecture at UCLA. Abe is passionate about improving city life through better understanding of urban data.

Jym Dyer Senior Software Engineer Jym brings a wealth of experience building sophisticated software for transit agencies to Swiftly. With a background in data analytics, Jym has been working in the real-time passenger information space for over seven years, helping cities improve passenger experiences with big data.

Jym Dyer

Senior Software Engineer

Jym brings a wealth of experience building sophisticated software for transit agencies to Swiftly. With a background in data analytics, Jym has been working in the real-time passenger information space for over seven years, helping cities improve passenger experiences with big data.

Laramie bowron Customer Success Manager As a transit planner with over 10 years of public and private experience, Laramie joined Swiftly to provide insights to transit agencies, enabling them to provide more efficient and effective service. He brings a background of innovative and creative problem solving and expertise in the mobility problems of both small and large transit providers. He holds a B.A. in Environmental Planning from Denison University.  

Laramie bowron

Customer Success Manager

As a transit planner with over 10 years of public and private experience, Laramie joined Swiftly to provide insights to transit agencies, enabling them to provide more efficient and effective service. He brings a background of innovative and creative problem solving and expertise in the mobility problems of both small and large transit providers. He holds a B.A. in Environmental Planning from Denison University.

 

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Help us reinvent the future of public transit.