CMT Group | Management
CMT provides technology and services that make taxi operations more efficient, modern and profitable.
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Our consolidation of world-class experts has allowed us to remain market leaders in the areas of integrated taxi and for-hire vehicle solutions and to continue to develop premier programming, payment processing and passenger information technologies for the global transportation industry.

Ron Sherman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Jason M. Poliner

Vice Chairman and President

Natasa Karambatsos

Director of Corporate Strategy and General Counsel

Natasa Karambatsos is the Director of Corporate Strategy, advising executive leadership in connection with opportunity identification and risk management in North American and European markets. Ms. Karambatsos joined CMT Group following a six (6) year tenure as a corporate attorney specializing in private equity and cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. Joining the group in 2013 as AGC, Ms. Karambatsos has managed and supported intellectual property and legal affairs in conjunction with legal and executive management teams of CMT Group, including in connection with the structure and implementation of joint ventures, intellectual property arrangements and tax reorganization matters. Ms. Karambatsos was promoted to General Counsel in March 2019.

Separately, Ms. Karambatsos has occupied key roles in connection with project management initiatives of CMT Group, working closely with cross-functional teams to support development efforts from concept to launch and drive product adoption within a framework informed by strategic, legal and revenue objectives. Ms. Karambatsos speaks four (4) languages and is bar certified in the U.S. and Canada. She has co-authored publications in connection with her area of practice, including the publication Directors’ Liability and Indemnification: A Global Guide (2nd Edition, U.K.).

Jed Applebaum

Vice President, Customer Services

In 2006 Jed Appelbaum joined CMT as Vice President in charge of Operations. Jed is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Long Island City installation facility as well as technology materials and fleet operations. Jed is widely known and respected in the taxi industry. In 1977 Joined the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and has acted as a former Assistant Commissioner of Safety and Emissions to the TLC where he was responsible for the operations at the TLC’s main inspection facility in Woodside, Queens. Jed supervised a staff of 60 people and managed the inspection process of over 60,000 taxicabs annually, as well as the inspection of all licensed meter shops.


In 2003, Jed supervised the $10M renovation of the inspection facility, resulting in one of the newest and most advanced automobile inspection facilities in the world. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Operations for the Northeast Region at Clear Channel Taxi Media.

Mitch Dinowitz

Chief Technology Officer

Tom Haymond

Executive Vice President, CMT Media Sales

Tom Haymond, Executive Vice-President of CMT Media Sales, pioneered the in-taxi video system in New York City. Most of his 35 years in media were in radio, from on-air to sales, from sales management to Market VP, in Houston, West Palm Beach, Florida’s Space Coast and North Carolina. In 2001 he joined Clear Channel Taxi Media to develop their Southeast US markets, then came to New York and was involved in the early stages of in-taxi video systems. Tom has also been Managing Editor for a national radio trade magazine, member of several national radio boards and industry panels. He openly admits that no media has been as fun, rewarding nor successful for clients as the CMT in-taxi video system.