DALLAS, Texas – Omnitracs announced today that it has hired Brad Taylor as its new vice-president of data and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
In his new position, Taylor will oversee all Omnitracs’ data offerings and operations, including Omnitracs Analytics, new data products and services and the overall big data strategy. Most recently he led product management at Jasper Technology. He also directed Jasper’s eUICC commercialization initiatives, which focused on OEM’s like Tesla, GM, and Scania.
“Driven by innovation, Omnitracs continues to demonstrate a commitment to constantly evolving as a software company in order to launch new and exciting solutions in the marketplace. As part of this evolution, we recognize the untapped potential of providing our customers with cutting-edge data services, products, and analytics,” said David Post, president and COO of Omnitracs. “The addition of Brad Taylor, a leader with a proven track record of innovation and entrepreneurship, to the Omnitracs team, will undoubtedly help propel our efforts forward in both Big Data and IoT.”
Before working at Jasper Technology, Taylor was CEO of AVIDwireless, a Connected World 100 company focused on industrial IoT solutions. He was also the founding CEO at GRS, a provider of M2M rail network and equipment management.
Taylor will assume his new role immediately and will be available at the company’s upcoming user conference Outlook 2016: Innovation for the Road Ahead (Jan. 31-Feb.3 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas), where he will present an innovation session regarding the importance of mobility and mobility-related data as the glue for business in a world of millions of smart assets.