Entrepreneur to deliver closing session’s keynote address
MINNEAPOLIS and CLEVELAND — May 15, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a leading provider of fleet mobility technology, and TMW Systems (www.tmwsystems.com), a leading provider of transportation management software, announced today that Robert Herjavec, star of ABC’s hit show Shark Tank and founder of the Herjavec Group, will speak at the second annual in.sight user conference + expo, which will be held in Nashville from Sunday, August 13 through Wednesday, August 16. PeopleNet and TMW are Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Companies and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division.
“The in.sight user conference + expo is about providing attendees with more than three days of engaging educational opportunities,” said Dave Wangler, President of TMW Systems. “As both a dynamic television personality and successful entrepreneur, Robert will contribute to these efforts by sharing key principles to get ahead both on the job and in life.”
Widely known for his role as a Shark on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived to North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia.
A dynamic entrepreneur, Robert has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T. In 2003, Robert founded Herjavec Group, and it quickly became one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies. Today, Herjavec Group is recognized as a global leader in information security specializing in managed security services, compliance, incident response and remediation efforts for enterprise-level organizations.
“Staying ahead in a rapidly-evolving technology landscape is a challenge for any transportation company, regardless of size or business type,” said Brian McLaughlin, President of PeopleNet. “We hope attendees leave in.sight inspired by Robert’s message and eager to take all of the content from the conference and use it to improve efficiencies in their organizations.”
The in.sight user conference + expo, hosted jointly by PeopleNet and TMW, will feature more than 350 educational sessions, technology exhibits from dozens of solutions providers and several networking events. Registration is now open, with early bird rates ending on May 19. For more information on the event or to register, visit: http://insightuserconference.com.
PeopleNet provides solutions to help fleets improve safety and compliance and reduce costs. PeopleNet’s network communications, mobility and analytics products are used by more than 2,000 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets throughout North America. PeopleNet was established in 1994 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, with an office in Ontario, Canada. PeopleNet is a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. To learn more about PeopleNet and its products, visit www.peoplenetonline.com or call (888) 346-3486.
About TMW Systems
TMW is a leading transportation software provider to commercial and private fleets, brokerage and 3PL organizations. Founded in 1983, TMW has focused on providing enterprise software to the transportation industry, including asset-based and non-asset-based operations as well as heavy-duty vehicle service centers. With offices in Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, and Vancouver, the company serves over 2,000 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex transportation service companies in North America. TMW is a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and part of the international Transportation and Logistics Division.