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INTUit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) today announced it has appointed Tekedra Mawakana to its board of directors. Mawakana is the COO of Waymo LLC, a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc., where she is a recognized business leader and expert on public policy related to commerce and advanced applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

"Tekedra has a deep understanding of issues at the intersection of automated technology, consumer trust and global public policy," said Brad Smith, Intuit's Executive Chairman of the Board. "Her appointment significantly strengthens the board's automated technology expertise, and we are thrilled that she will bring her experience and perspective to the Intuit board."

Mawakana led the successful launch of Waymo's first commercial ride hailing service in Phoenix AZ, and played a central role on a core executive team that raised over $3 billion in Waymo's first external investor fundraising round. As COO she is responsible for bringing autonomous vehicle (AV) technology to market, as well as revenue and business development, consumer trust and brand awareness, public policy outcomes, and operational efficiency.

Mawakana has more than two decades of experience in advising publicly traded consumer technology companies on global regulatory policy. Prior to Waymo, she was VP of global government relations at eBay, responsible for policy strategy for eBay's marketplace in 190 markets, as well as for ticketing marketplace StubHub. As Yahoo's VP of global public policy, she advised its CEO on policy issues around privacy and security. She began her career at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, DC.

As a tech industry veteran, Mawakana is on the Board of Industry Leaders for the Consumer Technology Association and she previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Internet Association. She has been recognized as a "Top 20 in 2020 Influential Women in Mobility" by Vulog, and as one of the most influential Black leaders in corporate America by Savoy magazine in 2020 and 2019. She also sits on the Executive Committee on the Board of Directors for Saving Promise, a non-profit dedicated to the prevention of intimate partner violence.

Mawakana received her JD from Columbia Law School and her BA magna cum laude from Trinity College (now Trinity Washington University).

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Knowify and QuickBooks

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Key Benefits:

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  2. Track performance at a glance: Share project info between Knowify and QuickBooks Online Advanced, to quickly gauge profitability and see actualized project costs vs budget broken down by materials, equipment, labor, and more.
  3. See project updates in real time: Business owners and financial professionals working in QuickBooks Online Advanced and your project managers operating in Knowify can work in sync using the latest project information.

To learn more about Knowify, visit: https://www.knowify.com/

To learn more about the Knowify Connector, visit: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/r/bookkeeping/whats-new-in-quickbooks-online-june-2022/

To learn more about QuickBooks Online Advanced for Construction, visit: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/industry/construction/

About Knowify

Founded in 2016, Knowify's business management software empowers trade contractors and subcontractors to build their business with confidence using a simple but powerful suite of tools. With the ability to create proposals, track employee time and expenses, track job-costs at a granular level, and handle invoicing, Knowify shows the impact every job is having on your business, so you know exactly which projects to focus on. Knowify acts as a single source of truth for every project, eliminating all the manual data entry and expense tracking that keeps business owners and managers tied up at their desk. Knowify also features an extensive integration with Intuit QuickBooks, and is a top-rated construction solution on Intuit's Apps.com.

About Intuit

Intuit is the global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide with TurboTax , QuickBooks , Mint , Credit Karma , and Mailchimp , we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible. Please visit us for the latest information about Intuit , our products and services, and find us on social .

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