NEW YORK, January 29, 2020 (Newswire.com) - KeyMe, the company reinventing the $12 billion locksmith service industry with advanced robotics and AI technology, announces the promotion of Aly Valli from Vice President of Product to Chief Product Officer. Aly has been an integral part of KeyMe since 2018, changing the way people access locksmiths and bringing trust and convenience to the space. In this new role, Aly will expand KeyMe’s product development team, driving the innovative process in product design and management that will extend to customers, team members and technicians at the company.
Aly began his career at Microsoft, shaping emerging social and monetization experiences with a variety of consumer and advertiser-focused teams including MSN Messenger and Microsoft Advertising. Over the past decade, he has served as Vice President of Product at a variety of New York City startups, including hyperlocal news site Patch Media, 3D printing marketplace Shapeways and visual marketing startup Curalate. Aly proudly mentors early-stage startups at TechStars NYC.
“Aly’s demonstrated ability to deliver innovative and delightful customer experiences will be instrumental as KeyMe launches major additional product and service offerings,” says Greg Marsh, KeyMe’s CEO. “His leadership will be invaluable to guide our cutting-edge technology and the KeyMe product team to the next level as we expand our kiosks from roughly 3,000 retailers to over 10,000. We are building the most trusted brand in the locksmith industry with modernized products and an emphasis on consumers, something that I am very excited to see Aly lead.”
Aly holds degrees in political economy from the University of Cambridge and the University of Waterloo.
To learn more about KeyMe, visit www.key.me.
About KeyMe: KeyMe is reinventing the $12 billion locksmith services industry with advanced robotics and AI, building the world’s most trusted brand in “access solutions.” The company’s network of self-service kiosks are located in thousands of retail locations across the country, supporting duplication of brass keys as well as sophisticated electronic keys such as RFID and vehicle transponder keys. Additionally, KeyMe Locksmiths offers customers a one-stop solution for all their locksmith needs ranging from lockouts and re-keys to complex installations and custom jobs.
KeyMe is growing rapidly and has raised over $150M from top-tier investors including Battery Ventures, BlackRock, Brentwood, Comcast Ventures, Questmark Partners, Ravin Gandhi, RiverPark, and White Star Capital.
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