29 September 2009

Amos Tamam: Man With a Vision

If you're looking for someone who is a forward thinker, then you've found that person in Amos Tamam. After training as an electrical engineer at Tel Aviv University, Amos came to the United States in the early 1980's looking for a new start. He landed a job in New York thus beginning his association with taxicabs.

Now, as CEO of Verifone Transportation Systems, Inc. Amos Tamam is an industry leader providing the technology and systems that enable taxicabs to accept credit card payments. After his start which began with the servicing and repair of cabs, Amos then worked on taxi meters and systems to improve fleet and fuel management for taxicab fleet owners.

His innovation of having a credit card accepted as payment for a taxi ride is a concept that helps insure the driver's safety. Besides the added advantage this gives to the passengers, drivers won't be carrying as much cash which means the likelihood of being robbed is less. Amos Tamam has made this possible with his innovative forward thinking that made his vision happen.