Jason Palmer Will Speak to the Benefits of Video-Based Safety Solutions for Waste and Recycling Fleets
SAN DIEGO—May 5, 2017—SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that SmartDrive Chief Operating Officer Jason Palmer will participate in a panel discussion on advanced safety technologies at WasteExpo 2017, which will take place May 8-11, 2017 in New Orleans. Palmer and other industry experts will address current technology trends, such as in-cab cameras, prescriptive analytics and cloud-based video, as well as future technologies likely to impact risk management in the waste and recycling industries.
Technology continues to transform the way waste and recycling fleets operate. The most innovative fleets rely on advanced solutions to improve visibility to what is happening on the road, provide insight into near-collisions and collisions, prevent costly accidents and encourage safe driving skills. Technologies such as in-cab cameras, prescriptive analytics and cloud-based video are a vital component to safe driving practices in waste and recycling.
Palmer will join Alliance Wireless Technologies Vice President of Operations Garry Mosier, Convoy Technologies CEO Blake Glascoe and moderator Rehrig-Pacific Market Development Manager Laura Askin for a deep dive discussion into current technology trends revolutionizing the waste and recycling sector. Palmer’s comments will focus on video-based safety and analytics solutions, such as the SmartDrive platform, which deliver real-time actionable insight compiled from big data.
Session Title: Deep Dive Discussion: Safety Technology
- Jason Palmer, chief operating officer, SmartDrive Systems
- Garry Mosier, vice president, operations, Alliance Wireless Technologies
- Blake Glascoe, chief executive officer, Convoy Technologies
- Laura Askin, market development manager, Rehrig-Pacific
Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 12:00-1:15 p.m. CDT
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA; room 352
Jason Palmer has more than 20 years of leadership experience delivering products to market for fast-growing technology companies such as Qualcomm, Now Software, Clientele Software, Webtrends and Tut Systems. Palmer has an extensive background in product development and go-to-market strategy development and, as a founding member of the 800.com Electronics management team, has pioneered selling consumer electronics online, growing the company to $50 million in four years.
WasteExpo encourages innovation in the waste management industry for companies of all sizes. It unites the best minds in waste, recycling, organics and transportation to address solutions to sustainable waste practices and future developments that will shape the waste and recycling industry.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems, the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s Customer Value Leadership Award for Video Safety Solutions, gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The company, which is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, has compiled the world’s largest storehouse of more than 180 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, Calif., and employs over 500 people worldwide.
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