Veteran technology exec will guide technical support, field services and customer success for the transportation industry's premier driving intelligence company
San Diego, California – March 19, 2013 – SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced Wendy Wyatt as Vice President of Client Services.
The company’s solutions are used by public and private fleets across industries to increase safety and operating efficiency through improved driving skills and performance. SmartDrive uses a combination of video analysis and predictive analytics to provide fleets complete insight into safety and fuel waste. Using a combination of online services and in-cab tools, fleets can immediately realize sustained, consistent improvements in driving performance and skills.
“Wendy’s experience providing product support solutions and services in the transportation and medical industries are well suited to leading the services teams here at SmartDrive,” noted Steve Mitgang, CEO of SmartDrive. “In more than two decades of leading IT, technical support, product management and service delivery teams, Wendy has proven to be a relentless customer advocate. Her customer-centric vision will serve us well as we enter this next stage of growth.”
Prior to SmartDrive, Ms. Wyatt created, led, and directed technical support, integration and manufacturing in the medical products market. In her 20-year career she also held senior positions in product management, development, technical services and client services in such companies as PatientSafe Solutions, Open Text and Bluebird Systems.
“SmartDrive is changing the way fleets of all types manage their vehicles to maximize fleet safety and fuel efficiency. At the core of the company’s offering is an unwavering commitment to customer service. I am looking forward to leading this remarkable team and assuring that we continue to listen to our customers and keep them first as we enter new markets, increase our customer base, expand our product portfolio and secure new partnerships,” said Ms. Wyatt.
Ms. Wyatt earned a B.S. degree in computer information systems from California State Polytechnic University.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems 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 has compiled the world’s largest storehouse of more than 59 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, CA, and employs over 400 people worldwide.
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- Posted by Erica Frank
- On March 19, 2013