Driving Spireon Forward
We Go Higher, Together. This core value applies to our executives as well. The Spireon management team is comprised of savvy executives and industry experts that bring years of experience to a cutting edge company. They cultivate our strong culture, and work tirelessly to help our team and customers scale, grow, and succeed.
- MARC BRUNGGER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Marc joined Spireon June 10th, 2013 and is based at Spireon’s Technology Center in Irvine, California. Prior to Spireon, Brungger served as Vice President of Finance for Mitchell International. Throughout his 20 + year career at Mitchell, Brungger contributed to the company’s success serving in various key executive capacities including Vice President and General Manager of Mitchell Publications, General Manager of Global Operations and then, assuming command of the Collision Repair Solutions division. Brungger earned his BA from the Alpine College of Davos, Switzerland.
- TIM WELCH, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
As the Chief Operating Officer and EVP of Share Services for Spireon, Inc., Tim Welch oversees the daily operations of the company including product planning, purchasing, financial performance, partnership development, contract management, logistics, customer support, and sales. Prior to joining the Spireon management team, Welch served as the Chief Executive Officer for ProconGPS Inc., a company he was instrumental in launching. Tim has a B.S. in Marketing and an MBA in Logistics from the University of Tennessee.
- SHAWN HANSEN, CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
As Chief Marketing Officer, Shawn Hansen is responsible for marketing and product management, and drives field marketing, brand, product roadmap, strategy, and positioning. Prior to joining Spireon in 2015, Hansen was responsible for Microsoft’s Analytics Platform System and helped lead the development of the SQL Azure Data Warehouse cloud service. He held other senior roles at Microsoft, including Chief Compete Officer for Microsoft Japan and Director of WW Marketing for Microsoft’s supercomputing group. Prior to Microsoft, Shawn was Director of Marketing at Cisco Systems and hels senior leadership positions at two successful networking startups.
- RITA PARVANEH, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Rita Parvaneh joined the company’s leadership team in 2011 as Vice President, Controller. In that role, Parvaneh successfully steered the merger of EnfoTrace GPS, Procon GPS and PFS, LLC as the companies joined resources and expertise to become Spireon, the industry’s leading vehicle telematics company. A Certified Public Accountant, Parvaneh has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from California State University Fullerton.
- SAM BALOOCH, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
Sam Balooch joins Spireon’s executive team as the Chief Information Officer with more than 20 years of experience working for and leading IT departments for a broad range of companies. Prior to joining Spireon, Balooch served as the CIO for MIND Research Institute. Balooch’s past experience also includes his role as Vice President of IT at Kintera Inc, a recognized provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to several industries.
- DAVID M. MEYER, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – SALES & CLIENT SERVICES
As the Executive Vice President of Spireon Inc., David Meyer oversees all operations for the company’s rapidly expanding automotive solutions group. Meyer brings over 27 years of industry experience to the Spireon leadership team. Through his tenure as CEO in his previous company, Meyer was instrumental in establishing several of the fundamental building blocks in GPS and telematics technology, which we still see in the marketplace today. Meyer’s hands on field-based experience as well as his entrepreneurial track record, ensures Spireon’s automotive solutions group addresses the evolving needs of customers.
- STEVE BLAIR, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ENTERPRISE SALES
As the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Steve Blair has grown FleetLocate into one of the leading transportation management tools in the industry for trailer and asset optimization and Business Intelligence. In working with customers, Blair employs a proven methodology of engagement that delivers the maximum return on investment. In addition to connecting our customers to leading technology, Blair is committed to providing best-in-class customer service that has resulted in many long-term relationships. Blair graduated from University of Arizona in 1987 with a BA in Marketing.
- REGINA JOHNSON, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Regina Johnson leads all aspects of Human Capital as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Spireon. Partnering with our senior leadership, Regina leads the Human Capital team responsible for attracting, acquiring, developing and rewarding the Spireon workforce. Prior to Spireon, she spent six years at Core Logic, overseeing various aspects of Human Resources, enterprise Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity & Inclusion for key segments of the multibillion-dollar company. Regina earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Organizational Development.
- JAMIE SLATTERY, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Jamie Slattery directs Spireon’s software development as the company’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering. In the role, Slattery oversees all aspects of the company’s software product delivery and software engineering, working closely with Spireon’s product management, hardware and IT teams to assure best-in-class software solutions that deliver a superior level of performance, scalability and reliability. Prior to joining Spireon, Jamie oversaw 225 engineers as the Product Development and Operations Leader at Digital Insight (formerly Intuit Financial Services Division). Jamie holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.