Zonar Appoints Transportation & M2M Industry Veteran, Vikas Jain, as Chief Operating Officer

Seattle, Wash. – Zonar is pleased to announce the addition of Vikas Jain to the company in the position of Chief Operating Officer. For the past twenty years, Vikas has been advancing the boundaries of technology and innovation in the transportation, automotive and M2M industries.

Vikas joins Zonar’s executive team at a time of unprecedented business growth and will play an integral role in continuing to drive the overall business strategy for continued growth including mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Zonar, Vikas held several leadership positions spanning sales, engineering, operations and corporate development in commercial transportation, automotive and M2M industries. Most recently while serving as the vice president and general manager at Omnitracs he launched a new generation of cloud based services through the acquisition and subsequent management of FleetRisk Advisors and Sylectus. He also played an active role in the divesture of Omnitracs from Qualcomm for $800 million in November 2013. Prior to Qualcomm, Vikas was the director of sales at Sierra Wireless where he was responsible for leading the automotive business in North America. Vikas has also served as executive vice president and chief technology officer at PeopleNet.

“We are excited to welcome Vikas to the Zonar team,” said Brett Brinton, Zonar’s CEO. “Vikas brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and success within the transportation telematics industry. We look forward to his vision and insight as we continue to grow and innovate to serve the needs of commercial and public fleets.”
Vikas has won numerous industry awards, most recently, under his leadership FleetRisk Advisors won the IBM Business Analytics Excellence Award for ROI Achievement in 2013. Vikas holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University and a Bachelor of Engineering from Delhi University.


About Zonar

Zonar is a transportation technology company that helps public and private fleets improve regulatory compliance, increase fleet efficiency and improve safety. Fleets utilize Zonar’s platforms to capture vehicle-related data that integrate with other backend systems or are viewed through Zonar’s web-based Ground Traffic Control application. The telematics platform includes telematics control units that capture data directly from the vehicle’s engine and sub-systems as well as external GPS satellite data. In conjunction with the telematics platform, the mobile platform includes user-enabled devices that capture information supplied by a driver, operator or rider. Identifying the right data for a fleet’s specific needs is an important step in the process. Zonar helps fleets determine data needs and create information streams that improve decision-making. For more information, visit www.zonarsystems.com.