Connected World Names PeopleNet Technology Operations Leader M2M Women Honoree

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2014—PeopleNet® (, a Trimble® company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology that optimizes performance and decision-making management, today announced that Connected World has named PeopleNet Technology Operations Leader Jean Weiss as an M2M Women honoree to be recognized at an awards dinner on Thursday, April 10 in Chicago. PeopleNet Chief Technology Officer Mark Botticelli said, “Jean has demonstrated superior effectiveness in ensuring the transformation of our next generation communication infrastructure that will take advantage of the latest M2M technology. She is instrumental in helping us maintain our reputation for innovation, quality and market leadership in the area of ‘mission-critical’ fleet communications.”

Weiss is in outstanding company, with the publication describing all 42 honorees as “some of the most powerful women in the technology sector representing many of the largest companies in the world,” including Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, IBM’s Florence Hudson and Sandy Carter, Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, and Ford Motor Co.’s Nancy Gioia. Selection was based on how the honorees helped push connected technologies to bridge the gap between people and machines. Profiles of all awardees are available in the current issue by downloading the Connected World app in the iTunes App Store or Google Play. Search forConnected World.

Before joining PeopleNet in 2008, Weiss held a number of senior positions with Fair Isaac Corporation (now FICO), Alliance Data and Control Data.

About Connected World magazine Connected World is the business and technology publication that provides the intelligence industry titans need and the guidance consumers crave. It’s all about M2M.

About PeopleNet PeopleNet provides fleet mobility technology for North America’s land transportation industry that enables greater levels of safety, compliance, cost reduction and customer service. The company’s Precision Mobility Platform combines network communications, mobility and analytics to create the next-generation standard in technology-driven fleet performance and decision-making management. Its products are used by more than 1,750 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets in the United States and Canada, including several Fortune 500 companies. The company aggressively develops new products that continue to improve fleet management. Industry recognition of the company’s leadership includes: Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award, Inbound Logistics Top 100 Award; Food Logistics’ 100 Top Technology Solutions and Service Providers; Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Award; and M2M Value Chain Award. PeopleNet is a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. PeopleNet was named as a key factor in Trimble’s top ranking by ABI Research’s 2013 Commercial Fleet Telematics Competitive Assessment. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, call (888) 346-3486, or visit

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