MINNEAPOLIS - August 11, 2014 – PeopleNet announced today that its Chief Technology Officer Mark Botticelli is being honored with a Titan of Technology Award, which recognizes individuals currently transforming Minnesota’s high-tech industry and companies with a competitive edge. Presented by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal, this inaugural recognition honors the region’s outstanding technology professionals.
According to PeopleNet’s President Brian McLaughlin, Botticelli and his team are deserving of this recognition as it is leading more than the transformation of the company’s mobile platform, communications, and web platform that will punctuate the company’s competitive positioning. “Botticelli’s team is driving the revolution of an entire industry because of his work to develop ‘The Internet of Transportation Things,’” said McLaughlin. “This initiative, under Botticelli’s leadership, will raise the bar on a fleet’s performance, safety, compliance, efficiency, and maintenance capabilities. When complete, the PeopleNet platform will comprise next-generation in-cab Mobile Gateways and smart devices interconnected by a fully managed, cloud-based Vehicle Network, with supporting web-based applications/services that take fleet mobility to the next level. We congratulate him and his hard-working technology/product team for earning this recognition.”
Botticelli is responsible for PeopleNet’s North American technology strategy and product delivery across wireless, software, hardware, infrastructure and quality assurance. Prior to joining PeopleNet, Botticelli was leading the development of several mobile worker-centric, vehicle-centric solutions within the Mobile Resource Management and Environmental Solutions businesses at Trimble. He was also responsible for offshore development centers in India and China including onshore staff across multiple Trimble offices.
Botticelli will be honored at a dinner that will showcase the innovators, adopters, and executors impacting the technology industry for the greater good on September 25, 2014.
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 2,000 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 www.peoplenetonline.com.