Spireon Appoints Telematics Industry Pro Bob Burden Senior Vice President of Sales for Fleet Division
Burden to expand footprint of FleetLocate asset management solution among small and medium-sized businesses, reseller and channel markets
IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based business intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Bob Burden as senior vice president of sales for Spireon’s Fleet Division. An industry veteran with more than 12 years of experience in executive sales roles, Burden will spearhead sales to small and medium-sized businesses, as well as reseller and channel segments, with an eye toward continued market growth and executing industry-leading go-to-market strategies.
“Bob has a proven track record of identifying and tapping key growth opportunities in GPS fleet management solutions,” said Kevin Weiss, CEO at Spireon. “With a deep understanding of the industry and challenges that companies face in tracking and managing mobile assets, he is poised to provide customers with expert guidance while simultaneously expanding Spireon’s sales volume in the fleet space.”
Prior to joining Spireon, Burden was CEO of Blueprint Sales Solutions, an international consulting firm working in the SaaS space with a focus on the telematics industry. He also held the role of vice president of sales for 10 years at fleet tracking solution company Fleetmatics, where Burden and his team were instrumental in building the small and medium-sized business division, which led to a successful initial public offering in 2012.
“What attracted me most to Spireon is the company’s dedication to providing customers with the best possible solution for their unique business needs, and providing superior service in all aspects of the customer relationship,” said Burden. “I look forward to leading a team of talented, motivated and highly knowledgeable professionals in addressing key pain points for small and medium-sized businesses operating mobile assets, and growing the footprint of Spireon’s industry-leading FleetLocate solution.”
Spireon, Inc. is the industry’s leading open connected vehicle company, providing businesses and consumers with powerful Big Data insights to track, manage and protect their most valuable assets. The award-winning Spireon NSpire open platform delivers rich information from any GPS connected vehicle or asset, converting that information into actionable insight. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Spireon’s open connected vehicle platform now supports more than 3 million active subscribers across the company’s growing suite of product offerings for new and used car dealers, lenders and financial institutions, rental car agencies, insurers, consumers, and fleet, trailer and asset management companies.