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Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, announced the launch of its subsidiary, Spireon Telematics India Pvt. Ltd.
Located in India’s Silicon Valley and the world’s fastest-growing tech hub, Bengaluru, Spireon Telematics India will be led by technology veteran, Pranab Das, who will oversee a growing team that currently comprises 40 engineers.
“Launching our operations in India represents a significant milestone for Spireon and reflects our commitment to leverage the highest caliber of engineering talent both in the U.S. and abroad with telematics and cloud expertise.
With Pranab at the helm, this dedicated engineering hub is a critical part of our global success strategy to continue driving innovation and operational excellence. We’re excited to establish this technology center as part of Spireon’s growing connected vehicle ecosystem and contribute to the company’s leadership in IoT,” said Kevin Weiss, CEO of Spireon.
The launch of Spireon Telematics India follows the company’s five-year partnership with a managed service provider in the country to tap into world-class engineering resources. Largely focused on software development, the team grew from seven to more than 40 engineers, the company said.
Vice President and Head of India Engineering, Das is a seasoned leader with over two decades of experience in Industrial IoT, Enterprise & Mobile Applications, Embedded Systems, Wearables, and Test Automation.
He has worked with leading vehicle telematics organizations where he was instrumental in successfully setting up large offshore engineering centers in India and building high-performance teams.
“The global connected vehicle market is expected to grow by over 20 per cent in the next few years and I’m thrilled to be joining Spireon at this pivotal time.
Spireon’s commitment to innovation and improving the customer experience is unparalleled and I look forward to working with the talented team to advance the company’s mission – to help businesses run smarter and people drive more safely,” said Das.
The company further pointed out that Spireon has experienced 19 consecutive years of top-line growth with outstanding financial and operational performance.
As the leading provider of aftermarket telematics solutions, the company delivers 24×7 asset visibility and actionable insights to auto dealers, lenders, transportation companies, service fleet managers, rental car companies, and consumers to increase safety and productivity, boost profits and protect assets.