Spireon Set for Hardware Innovation with Appointment of Ed Suski as Vice President of Hardware Engineering
Former GE Executive to Amplify Hardware Strategy for Spireon’s Portfolio of Connected Vehicle Products
NOVEMBER 18, 2016 – IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Ed Suski as its Vice President of Hardware Engineering, reporting to Spireon Chief Technology Officer, Rick Gruenhagen. A former executive at General Electric and United Technologies Corporation, Suski brings innovation and operational expertise to reimagine hardware and software platforms for increased scalability, efficiency and performance.
Suski spent three years at General Electric (GE) and United Technologies Corporation, serving as Chief Technology Officer for various divisions. In his role at GE, he led a 110 person software and hardware engineering team located in seven locations around the world. In the role of CTO for GE’s security business unit, Suski grew the video capture, storage and delivery product line from the ground up to an industry-leading position and over $50 million in annual revenue in less than 3 years.
“I am thrilled to join Spireon where I can employ my passion for driving hardware innovation, as well as operational performance and business transformation,” said Suski. “Spireon’s industry leadership and trajectory for rapid growth within the connected vehicle market is incredible, and I look forward to collaborating with our talented team to set the pace for hardware and software platform innovation industrywide.”
Prior to GE and United Technologies Corporation, Suski served as a Chief Systems Architect for several tier one PC OEM’s and was instrumental in the successes of Acer, Gateway, eMachines, Packard Bell, Samsung and AST Computer. Suski studied electrical engineering and physics at both University of Michigan and Cal. State Fullerton, earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Suski is the inventor on ten U.S. issued patents over his career.
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.