PeopleNet hires new chief technologist

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PeopleNet CEO Ron Konezny announced the appointment of Craig Dillon as PeopleNet’s Chief Technology Officer. PeopleNet is a provider of intelligent onboard solutions and mobile communications.

“I am excited to announce that after an extensive search and thoughtful diligence, PeopleNet has found its new Chief Technology Officer,” Konezny said. “Craig Dillon brings a unique combination of technical acumen and organizational leadership skills to his new post. He is just the right person to direct PeopleNet’s technology development and implementation. Craig will serve our customers well.”

Dillon will provide the vision and leadership to further develop PeopleNet’s open technology that enables customers to deploy value-added applications going forward. He will focus on:

Further enhancing the industry-leading, in-cab experience set by PeopleNet’s new BLU platform.

PeopleNet Fleet Manager web interface and other predictive, dashboard-style business intelligence tools.

The ongoing evolution of PeopleNet’s open platform and multi-network design.

“I was attracted to PeopleNet because over many years it is a technology company that has achieved a fine balance between the drive for innovation, market focus and financial strength. These three characteristics will propel PeopleNet on an accelerating growth curve,” Dillon said.

Dillon holds concurrent degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He earned his PhD in computer science from Curtin University, Perth, Australia, and has held senior leadership positions in both entrepreneurial and established enterprises. Most recently, Craig was Vice President at Fair Isaac Corp., a world-wide provider of decision management technology and advanced analytics based in Minneapolis. At Fair Isaac, Craig led the development of numerous decision management solutions that directly improved the operational performance of many Fortune 1000 companies.