Omnitracs has hired Brad Taylor to the role of vice president of data and Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions. Omnitracs develops a variety of mobile and cloud-based fleet management applications. In his post, Taylor will oversee all Omnitracs’ data offerings and operations that include Omnitracs Analytics, new data products and services and the overall big data strategy.
Taylor will present a session at Omnitracs’ user conference Outlook 2016: Innovation for the Road Ahead (Jan. 31-Feb.3 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas) regarding the importance of mobility and mobility-related data as the glue for business in a world of millions of smart assets.
Most recently, Taylor led product management at Jasper Technology, spearheading its prescriptive and predictive data automation offerings and helping the company to grow over 15 million devices under management of its IoT platform. He also directed Jasper’s eUICC commercialization initiatives, which focused on OEM’s like Tesla, GM, and Scania.
“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,” said David Post, president and COO of Omnitracs.
Prior to his work with 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 solutions and has made key contributions in sales and technology roles at Siebel Systems, Digitalk, and Enfin Software. Outside of his corporate affiliations, Taylor is an active contributor in the Dallas/Fort Worth community, working on a number of entrepreneurship and education initiatives with Tech Wildcatters LLC, a Forbes Top Ten Technology incubator, the Trinity Valley School, and, while at GRS, led work on emergency and economic development planning in Central Texas.