SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that SmartDrive Chief Operating Officer Jason Palmer and O&G Industries Corporate Safety Director Michael Ferry will speak at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 international trade show Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Las Vegas. Palmer and Ferry will participate in a panel on how to leverage advanced technologies to improve safety and compliance.
Protecting assets such as employees, vehicles, heavy equipment, job sites and company reputation is imperative for continued business success. Ensuring a safe and compliant fleet operation can help companies reach this goal. With driver and operator distraction posing challenges for even the safest fleets, this session will address current methodologies to improve fleet safety on the road and at the job site.
Session attendees will hear first-hand from Palmer, Ferry and other panelists about best practices for leveraging today's most advanced technologies, including video-based safety solutions, coupled with data-driven insights, to improve operator performance. Palmer and Ferry will address the benefits of video-based insights, speaking to how data analytics can be used to improve safety, efficiency and overall return on investment (ROI). Speakers will address how these technologies help fleets transform driver behavior to reduce risk and driver bottom line results. Ferry will also speak directly to O&G's adoption of SmartDrive's video-based analytics solution and the benefits realized.
Session Title: Improving the Safety of Your Operators through Technology
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m. PST
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center; 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Ferry joined O&G Industries in February 2015 as corporate safety director. Prior to O&G, he led corporate safety initiatives for more than a decade in the Greater Boston area, lending his expertise to four different construction companies, including Suffolk Construction and John Moriarty & Associates.
Palmer has more than 20 years of leadership experience delivering products to market for fast-growing technology companies such as Qualcomm, Now Software, Clientele Software, Webtrends and Tut Systems. He has an extensive background in product development and go-to-market strategy development, and, as a founding member of the 800.com Electronics management team, he pioneered selling consumer electronics online, growing the company to $50 million in four years.
About O&G Industries
O&G Industries is one of the Northeast's leading providers of construction services and products. O&G provides building construction, heavy civil construction and asphalt paving services. For over 90 years, O&G has completed some of the region's most challenging projects and established itself as a leader in the construction industry. O&G has been consistently ranked as one of the country's 400 largest construction companies for 50 years.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems, the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's Customer Value Leadership Award for Video Safety Solutions, gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The Company, which is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, has compiled the world's largest storehouse of more than 180 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, and employs over 500 people worldwide.
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