Omnitracs Names Rick Perry as Keynote Speaker for Its 2016 User Conference

Former Texas Governor to Address Attendees of Premier Educational and Networking Event in the Transportation Industry

Dec 28, 2015, 08:00 ET from Omnitracs, LLC

DALLAS, Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnitracs, LLC, a leading global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced that former Texas governor, Rick Perry, will deliver the keynote address at its annual user conference—Omnitracs Outlook 2016: Innovation for the Road Ahead—taking place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas (Jan. 31-Feb. 3). He is scheduled to speak on Monday, Feb. 1 from 8:45-9:45 a.m. CST. Perry joins Joseph DeLorenzo, director, office of compliance and enforcement for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in the lineup of heavy hitting and high profile speakers for the conference.

"Year after year at our user conference, we look for ways to build an event itinerary—complete with compelling speaking slots and breakout sessions—that delivers significant ROI and actionable insights to help fleets improve operational efficiency, safety and regulatory compliance," said John Graham, CEO of Omnitracs. "The addition of Rick Perry, a nationally-recognized public figure, to our program as keynote speaker underscores Omnitracs' ongoing commitment to excellence in service and solutions in the transportation industry. Having served 14 years as governor of the nation's second largest state, Perry will weigh in on current events and share what he's learned from his extensive executive and legislative experiences."

Considered the "don't miss" industry gathering of the year, Omnitracs Outlook 2016 will offer previews of several exciting new Omnitracs products and invaluable peer-to-peer networking opportunities for fleet customers across all Omnitracs' product portfolio. United by a consistent thematic element—Innovation for the Road Ahead—the conference will serve as a forum for fleet executives, managers and power users to engage with product experts, specialized third-party technology providers and industry thought leaders. There will be countless opportunities to learn first-hand about emerging technologies and trend forecasts within each coverage area serviced by Omnitracs—compliance, safety and security, productivity, planning and delivery, data and analytics, and innovations.

For additional details about the conference, including breakout sessions and speaking tracks, visit To join in the conversation on social media, connect with Omnitracs on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, using #OmnitracsUC.

About Rick Perry
A fifth generation Texan and the state's 47th governor, Rick Perry has led a life of public service, starting in the United States Air Force and continuing over two decades in elected office. Perry's political career started in 1985 as a representative for a rural West Texas district in the state House of Representatives; he was first elected to statewide office in 1990, and served as Texas Commissioner of Agriculture for two terms. Perry hails from Paint Creek, a small farming community north of Abilene. His father, Ray Perry, served as a Haskell County Commissioner, school board member and a World War II tail gunner. Between 1972 and 1977, Governor Perry served in the United States Air Force, flying C-130 tactical airlift aircraft in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East. He is a 1972 graduate of Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets, a junior and senior yell leader and an animal science major. Governor Perry is also an Eagle Scout and lifetime member of American Legion Post #75.

About Omnitracs, LLC
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of fleet management, routing and predictive analytics solutions for private and for-hire fleets. Omnitracs' nearly 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help more than 50,000 private and for-hire fleet customers manage nearly 1,500,000 mobile assets in more than 70 countries. The company pioneered the use of commercial vehicle telematics over 25 years ago and serves today as a powerhouse of innovative, intuitive technologies.  Omnitracs transforms the transportation industry through technology and insight, featuring best-in-class solutions for compliance, safety and security, productivity, telematics and tracking, transportation management (TMS), planning and delivery, data and analytics, and professional services.

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