Bird Global Promotes Hunter Gray to Chief Technology Officer

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Bird Global promotes Hunter Gray to Chief Technology Officer, highlighting his leadership and tech initiatives. Gray's role will strengthen Bird's position in the micromobility sector and commitment to sustainability.
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MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bird Global, Inc. (NYSE:BRDS), a leader in environmentally friendly electric transportation, today announced the promotion of Hunter Gray to Chief Technology Officer. Throughout his tenure at Bird, Mr. Gray has led the product, data, and design teams, spearheading the creation and execution of the company’s product roadmap across vehicles, payments, rider experience, city solutions, and marketplace, which is Bird’s AI technology for predicting where there will be rider demand for scooters, down to street-corner level precision.

“Hunter has proven to be a strong leader and a key contributor to our culture of innovation. He has spearheaded numerous tech initiatives in support of our riders, partners, and cities throughout his tenure. I’m excited for him to step up into the CTO role in a formal capacity,” said Michael Washinushi, Bird Interim CEO.

Mr. Gray joined Bird in 2019, most recently serving as Head of Product. Previously, he held various tech leadership positions at StubHub, DirecTech Labs, and Heismen Strategy. He was the co-founder and CEO of mobile messaging platform Klutch, which was acquired by eBay in 2015. Mr. Gray holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

“I’m honored to be stepping into this role and look forward to working with our executive team to strengthen Bird's prominent position in the micromobility sector, underscoring our unwavering commitment to environmentally sustainable solutions,” added Gray.

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About Bird

Bird is an electric vehicle company dedicated to bringing affordable, environmentally friendly transportation solutions such as e-scooters and e-bikes to communities across the world. Founded in 2017 by transportation pioneer Travis VanderZanden, Bird’s cleaner, affordable, and on-demand mobility solutions are available in more than 350 cities, primarily across the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. We take a collaborative, community-first approach to micromobility. Bird partners closely with the cities in which it operates to provide a reliable and affordable transportation option for people who live and work there.

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