INRIX Expands Vertical Markets with New Sales Leaders New Sales Hires Bring Competitive Expertise and Experience to Growing Vertical Channels in North America
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX® Inc., a leading international provider of traffic information, driver services and analytics, today announced four new additions to its sales and business development teams focused on helping expand INRIX collaboration with new and existing customers in its mobile, fleet, and media businesses.
"We have experienced tremendous growth among our core vertical channels and are thrilled to welcome experienced leaders from across the industry to INRIX," said Bryan Mistele, president and CEO of INRIX. "I look forward to working with them to further accelerate our growth and help drive customer success."
The new members of the INRIX team are as follows:
- Vice President of Sales: Chris Sluss joins INRIX from TomTom where he was an active consumer markets producer for nine years and prior to that spent 16 years at Motorola and Rand McNally. Mr. Sluss will apply his experience across all INRIX vertical markets with a focus on the company's mobile, Internet and enterprise channels.
- Vice President of Media Sales: Shawn Gunn is driving efforts to develop and manage INRIX technology and business development efforts with news and media organizations in North America. Mr. Gunn has more than 17 years of experience in media and joins INRIX from Nokia where he led advertising and commercial monetization for HERE.
- Vice President of Fleet Sales: Warren Perry is responsible for increasing the adoption of INRIX data and analytics services in the fleet and logistics industries. He will work closely with INRIX product and science teams to expand INRIX service offerings within the commercial transportation market. Mr. Perry brings more than 25 years of software sales management across diverse vertical markets and has worked with INRIX for the past eight years as a strategic partner at deCarta and Telogis.
- Vice President of Sales for Internet & Mobile: Troy Miller also is responsible for driving customer opportunities across all vertical markets. Mr. Miller joins the INRIX team from HERE. Previously, he was Director of Sales for Vehicle Navigation at Magellan. Mr. Miller has been in the GPS industry for more than 10 years managing sales and business development for both mapping and navigation application start-ups as well as established companies.
INRIX® is one of the fastest growing big data technology companies in the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion. Through cutting-edge data intelligence and predictive traffic technologies, INRIX helps leading automakers, fleets, governments and news organizations make it easier for drivers to navigate their world. Our vision is simple – to solve traffic, empower drivers, inform planning and enhance commerce.
Whether through an in-car or smartphone navigation application, a local newscast or our INRIX XD™ Traffic app, our up-to-the-minute traffic information and other driver services reach more than 150 million drivers to help them save time, fuel and frustration. INRIX delivers traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services across six industries covering nearly four million miles of road in 37 countries. For more information visit us at http://www.INRIX.com