Advanced Mobility Solutions and Services

MINDHOP is answering real transportation challenges for our clients through innovation and deep industry knowledge. Here's how...


We are a New York based startup providing the technology and expertise to deliver the next generation of transportation solutions. Our mission is to innovate and deliver working solutions in the emerging transportation revolution. Our team brings experience in advanced transportation solutions, systems integration, data management and business intelligence, systems engineering, prototyping and solution development.


MINDHOP is certified as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE), Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) as follows:

New York City (WBE)
New York State (WBE)
New York / New Jersey State (WBE/DBE)
Unified Certification Program PANYNJ (SBE)
LA Metro (SBE)
California Unified Certification Program (DBE)
Florida Unified Certification Program (DBE)
Pennsylvania Unified Certification Program (DBE)
Texas Unified Certification Program (DBE)



We deliver transportation solutions to make our transportation network more accessible, sustainable and efficient.

Solution Consulting

We believe our clients should benefit from every pocket of our expertise and experiences, whether from the transportation industry or otherwise, from our successes or biggest challenges. And we’ve learnt that what really drives success is rarely just the latest and greatest but more often the disciplined application of well-honed ideas.


We provide systems integration services tailored to the transportation industry, including Smart Devices, Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies, Integrated Mobility Services and Integrated Corridor & Regional Management Systems.

Solution Development

We have deep and broad experience in implementing complex software solutions across the full application stack. We accommodate both agile and waterfall development methodologies while practicing a user-centric approach to deliver working solutions.

Technical Project Management

We provide a wide range of project execution services for all stages of your technology projects, including program and project management, technical project oversight and vendor coordination. We keep a laser focus on project tracking and technical deliverables, aiming to be an extension of your team at every project stage.

Data Analysis and Visualization

Whether you need to integrate real time data from sensors, connected vehicles or mobility providers, we have the expertise to integrate multi-modal data to enable self-service reporting and dashboarding. We use industry standards to extract, transform and load data for performance evaluation, data visualization and analytics.

Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)

We provide a third-party oversight service for both public and private sector organizations to validate solution specifications and requirements, perform or oversee functional, operational and integration testing, including issue tracking and resolution.

Our Team

Fariel Bouattoura

Fariel Bouattoura

Founder & President

Fariel has spent over 20 years delivering integrated solutions for the transportation industry. After graduating from École Polytechnique de Montréal with an Electrical Engineering degree, she joined Ericsson‘s R&D team before moving to New York and joining PB Faradyne in 1999 (later acquired by Telvent, Schneider Electric and then Kapsch in 2016). Fariel managed global software and engineering teams and led the delivery of Advanced Transportation Solutions including Next Generation 511 systems and Integrated Corridor Management for numerous agencies such as NYSDOT, DART, PANYNJ, Caltrans, MTC, MTA, TxDOT, USDOT and I-95 CC. In 2017 she founded Mindhop with the goal of building a leader in consulting and solution delivery that will help its clients tackle the emerging transportation revolution.

Dominic Sheehan

Dominic Sheehan

Technology Advisor

Dom started his career as a programmer and technical architect building some of the first truly global trading systems for international banks. He has extensive experience in implementing data intensive solutions with complex analytical requirements. He spent several years managing global technology teams and projects at both BNP Paribas and Merrill Lynch. In 2014 Dom joined SunGard (now FIS) to manage their Professional Services group in the Americas for trading and risk solutions. He is an advisor to Mindhop for technical matters and consulting services. Dom holds a BSc (Hons) in Command, Control and Communication Systems from the Royal Military College of Science, Cranfield, England.

Phillipe Beckmans

Phillipe Beckmans


Philippe brings an array of business and technology skills and industry experience. He began his career at JP Morgan where he was instrumental in the creation of new financial markets. Then at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), he helped launch DerivServ, a service that revolutionized derivatives operations for the financial industry. Over the following years, Philippe continued to develop his expertise in business operations, systems architecture and technology implementation at major financial institutions. Today, Philippe focuses on Data Science and Data Analytics with an emphasis on prescriptive modelling. Philippe holds a BS in Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering from Université libre de Bruxelles and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

Ziad Chammaa

Ziad Chammaa


Ziad began his career at the French financial software company, Murex, where he held multiple software development positions over 11 years. In 2004 he founded Iridium in New York with business partner Ferréol de Naurois. Iridium offers financial institutions software implementation and support services for complex, integrated applications. Today, Ziad heads Iridium’s Technology Practice and provides C-level advisory services including implementation best practices. Based in New York, Ziad is currently focused on developing and marketing Backstage, a highly versatile data integration and application framework that is in use with a number of financial institutions.

Work With Us

  • Flexible working, a dynamic team, a great atmosphere and loads of opportunities. Email us your resume and a brief cover letter to "jobs@mindhopinc.com"

Our Clients


Contact us to share the challenges you’re facing and learn more about the solutions and services we offer.