Today, we feature Albert Manukyan
Albert Manukyan is the co-founder of Velvioo (www.velvioo.com). Velvioo owns and operates Yerevan’s first bicycle and electric bicycle sharing program in Yerevan, called YerevanRide (www.yerevanride.am).
Location: Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
Occupation: Founder/CEO at ANIV
Albert is now expanding Velvioo to provide private electric scooters, bicycles, and cars for residential properties and commercial properties. Albert previously founded an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot company for the retail industry, named Anix. Prior to that Albert worked at LiveLook, where he was instrumental in the company’s acquisition by Oracle. Albert holds a Masters of Science in Computer Systems and Informatics from the State Engineering University of Armenia.
Q: What is your life philosophy?
Stay positive and always keep pushing forward
Q: How has the Armenian Culture shaped/influenced you?
It has connected me to people I may have never connected to before. I have learned a lot from people that I may have never met otherwise.
Q: What is your favorite thing about being Armenian?
The internationalness of the Armenian culture. You can find an Armenian in every part of the world!
Q: What is your hope for the future?
Change a world. Creating a solution that can make my country and family proud
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