DDS Wireless

About Us

At DDS Wireless, we are passionate about leveraging technology to provide intelligent solutions to the transportation sector. With our revolutionary AI (Artificial Intelligence) driven routing and scheduling software, we enable transportation providers to offer highly efficient and cost-effective services to their customers.

DDS Wireless is an international company based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and offices in the USA, Finland, the UK, and Sweden. Our cloud-based SaaS offerings are used by numerous paratransit, demand response transit, school bus, and taxi operators around the world. We are proud to support some of the largest operators in the passenger transportation industry including North America’s largest transit authority offering service to over 30,000 paratransit riders every day.

Our Story

DDS was founded in 1987 and started offering software solutions to the taxi industry. During its journey serving the transportation industry, DDS made several strategic acquisitions to offer better and more comprehensive solutions to its customers. Most notably, acquisitions of Stratagen Systems Inc. and Mobisoft OY in 2008 enabled DDS to expand its offerings to the ParaTransit, Home-to-school, and Demand Response Transit Markets. DDS Wireless Inc. was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange from Nov 2003 to Jun 2014 but is now a private company.

Over the last 30+ years, DDS has been a pioneer in the passenger transportation industry with several industry firsts including GPS Dispatching, in-vehicle mobile devices, in-vehicle payments, and AI driven routing & scheduling. DDS continues to innovate and is proud of offering high-value Software-as-a-Service solutions to its customers in the transit, taxi, and home-to-school markets.

 

 

Our Vision

Customer focused global leader in intelligent wireless solutions to optimize transportation.

Our Mission

Grow through relentless customer focus by continuously innovating products and services through disciplined exceptional execution with highly skilled staff.

Values and Guiding Principles

Respect, Honesty & Integrity
Respect, honesty, and integrity in every relationship.
Innovative
We think “out of the box”. We embrace change. We seek continuous improvement. We continuously learn.
Customer First
We help our customers succeed, we listen, deliver insight and add value to our customers. We commit to the highest standard of customer service.
Empowered
We create an environment that empowers our employees to take calculated risks and make timely decisions. We engage in authentic dialogue.
Accountable
We are accountable to our customers, each other, and our partners. We fulfill all our commitments.
Win Together
We collaborate. We work hard. We are passionate. We recognize success. We have fun together.

Leadership Team

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Ali Sanei

CEO

Ali Sanei

CEO

I’m a forward-thinking executive who thrives in competitive markets while guiding entire businesses to achieve record growth. With 12 years of C-level leadership achievements and another 9 years of senior management consulting, I continue to provide superior outcomes.

I am known as a visionary leader who guides innovative strategies spanning burgeoning startups and growth and mature organizations. I also build lasting stakeholder relationships and act as a thought leader across business advancement and transformation. As an out-of-the-box thinker, I am committed to continuous improvement, using state-of-the-art technology and contemporary methodologies to secure record growth.

Supporting these achievements are my exemplary educational qualifications. These include MBA degree from Cornell University, Chartered Professional Accountant designation from CPA Canada, and CMA designation from CMA BC.

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Vari Ghai

Executive Chairman

Vari Ghai

Executive Chairman

Vari has been actively involved in the wireless mobile data and transportation industry for over 40 years. Over the last 30+ years, he led DDS Wireless to be an industry leader though series of innovations and strategic acquisitions. Prior to founding DDS Wireless, Vari held several positions at Mobile Data International Inc. (now Motorola Inc.) including President of its’ Taxi Division. Vari has an Electrical Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India) and is a registered Professional Engineer.

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Ken Stavenes

VP – IT and Dev-Ops

Ken Stavenes

VP – IT and Dev-Ops
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Matti Jokelainen

Country Manager, Finland

Matti Jokelainen

Country Manager, Finland

“It is an exciting time to be in the on-demand transportation industry. I see a lot of potential for growth – for our partners, our clients and DDS Wireless alike. I believe without a doubt, the team at DDS can bring transportation technology to the frontier it needs to be.”

Mehrdad Fatourechi, Vice President Product Management & Engineering

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Featured Resources

FEATURED WHITE PAPER

A Post-Uber Ecosystem: Smarter Transit Solutions

What we need is a new way of thinking about transit through a people-first, collaborative framework.

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