MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeing Machines (AIM: SEE), the AIM-listed company with a focus on operator monitoring and intervention sensing technologies and services, has expanded its presence in the U.S. by adding two top tech executives and opening up a Mountain View, California office.
Seeing Machines uses advanced detection and prevention safety assistance technologies to track eye and facial movement in order to monitor fatigue, drowsiness and distraction events, like texting or microsleeps as they occur, while providing for a real-time intervention strategy, which improves operator, driver and environmental safety, preserves assets, and reduces risk. The company is making both human and capital investments in the North American market in order to accelerate growth in a multitude of sectors.
David Nagy serves as Senior Vice President of Product Management. Mr. Nagy's experience includes software strategy, design, and marketing in a 20+ year career in Silicon Valley. He has a diverse background in multiple markets including manufacturing, retail and distribution, consumer goods, transportation and logistics, finance, and consumer products, and has developed many successful products at Apple, Evernote, Dell Wyse, and startups acquired by Motorola, Symbol Technologies and Trimble.
Mr. Nagy is responsible for Seeing Machines' product management, marketing, and OEM business development. In addition, he works closely with the CFO and SVP of Sales to establish financial goals while developing go-to-market plans.
Buzz Dean is Seeing Machine's Senior Vice President, Engineering. Mr. Dean is a veteran in software and hardware engineering with deep experience in Silicon Valley technology scene. He began his career with 14 years at Apple where he innovated and developed client software products for the then-burgeoning Internet. From there, Mr. Dean went on to work for cutting-edge tech companies including Intrinsa (acquired by Microsoft), Chemdex/Ventro, Akimbo Systems, Volo Media and Efficient Water Consulting.
Mr. Dean is working directly with Mr. Nagy and the company's CTO to drive innovation across the suite of products and emerging technologies. Mr. Dean is responsible for leading the full product development life cycle as well as representing the technical team and initiatives, in collaboration with the CEO, during board and investor meetings, as well as industry-related events.
"David's unique combination of launching successful companies and product development was very attractive to us. His acumen in mobile, web, applications, middleware and networking technology will help us fine tune the products we have now as well as expand our suite of offerings to new markets in the United States," said Ken Kroeger, CEO, Seeing Machines. "Buzz's industry and Silicon Valley expertise is second-to-none. Together, they will be building out a team to focus on expanding the company's presence in the United States."
Seeing Machines, based in Canberra, Australia and listed publicly on the London AIM, is focused on building out the American market in the areas of mining, fleet, automotive, rail, aviation and consumer electronics.
About Seeing Machines
Seeing Machines, (AIM: SEE) is focused on operator monitoring and intervention sensing technologies and services. With more than 15 years of experience, Seeing Machines uses advanced detection and prevention safety assistance technologies to track eye and facial behaviour in order to monitor fatigue, and distraction events, like microsleeps, texting and cell phone use as they occur, while providing for a real-time intervention strategy, which improves operator, driver and environmental safety, preserves assets, and reduces risk. Seeing Machines' technology is used worldwide across the automotive, mining, transport and aviation industries; as well as many of the leading academic research groups and transportation authorities. Seeing Machines is headquartered in Australia and has offices in Tucson, Arizona, Mountain View, California and Santiago, Chile. The Company has strategic alliances with Caterpillar, Takata and Eye Tracking Inc. and counts companies such as BHP Billiton, Freeport McMoran, Toll Holdings and Boeing amongst its customers.
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