DriveCam, a global driver risk management company, has appointed Drew Martin as chief information officer effective October 3, 2011. DriveCam was recently recognized as #30 in The Wall Street Journal’s listing of Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies. The San Diego-based company has previously secured backing from Leader Ventures, Triangle Peak Partners, Menlo Ventures, JMI Equity, Insight Venture Partners and Integral Capital Partners.
DriveCam, Inc., a global Driver Risk Management company, announced the appointment of Drew Martin as chief information officer effective October 3, 2011.
Drew Martin was senior vice president and chief information officer for Sony Electronics, where he was responsible for developing and implementing SEL’s information technology strategy in support of the company’s goals. Previously, he worked closely with the service platform, direct business and professional business groups to ensure day-to-day support for business operations and delivery of investment projects. He was instrumental during the business transformation of Sony Electronics’ supply-chain and was recognized for his efforts with the President’s Award.
Before joining Sony, Martin was responsible for systems at PepsiCo, where he led a 200-person technology team that provided mobile network solutions and services to PepsiCo’s significant fleet of vehicles. Through these experiences he created large enterprise systems and operational capabilities and learned to meet the special demands of large-scale vehicle networks.
Martin graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. He is on the Information Technology Advisory Board for Sharp Healthcare.
“Drew has a proven track record of transforming business systems so they continue to meet the growing needs and challenges of today’s business environment,” said Brandon Nixon, DriveCam CEO. “He will bring the strong leadership and keen strategic vision needed to build DriveCam’s internal systems — ensuring that we continue to meet our clients’ needs while growing our business.”
“I am pleased to be stepping into this role during such an exciting time for DriveCam,” said Martin. “As the clear leader in Driver Risk Management, the company is seeing tremendous opportunities across all its markets, and I look forward to being a part of its continued growth and success.”
About DriveCam, Inc.
As proven experts in the science of safe and efficient driving, DriveCam prevents collisions and reduces fuel costs by improving the way people drive. Our solution addresses the causes of poor driving by combining data and video analytics with real-time driver feedback and coaching, resulting in reductions in collision-related costs and fuel consumption in over 170,000 commercial vehicles. In addition, DriveCam has monitored and analyzed data from over 4 billion driving miles and holds the world’s largest database of risky driving, which is continually used to improve proprietary analytics and deliver insights into transportation industry trends. DriveCam was recently recognized as #30 in The Wall Street Journal’s listing of Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies.
SOURCE: DriveCam, Inc.