Mike leads the charge for developing solutions that enable insight from the nearly 2 billion telematics records that Geotab processes on a daily basis.
He joined the Geotab team in 2016, and prior to that was the CEO of Inovex Inc. — a software development company he founded in 2003 with expertise in the healthcare and energy sectors.
In 2013, Inovex spun off a brand new entity and its first SaaS product (Maps BI) — a platform for stunning dashboards and data visualization with a focus on geo-spatial data. Maps BI earned two Silver Stevie® Awards in the 2013 International Business Awards for Best New Software Product and Best Software Design, and the 2014 Geo Award at the Cloud Innovation World Cup in London, UK.
Maps BI was integrated within Geotab’s telematics platform as a key Marketplace partner and was later acquired by Geotab in 2016.
Branch also served as president of the University of Toronto Engineering Alumni Association, currently serves on the board of Hillfield Strathallan College, and is past chair of the board for Streetwise Actors – a local charity that allows young people to participate in creative drama and showcase their talents by performing in retirement homes and long-term care facilities.
Branch has been honoured with the University of Toronto Arbor Award and Early Career Award, Professional Engineers of Ontario Engineering Medal, Engineers Canada Young Engineer Award, and has been inducted into Hillfield Strathallan College’s Hall of Excellence.
When it comes to fuel spending, there are several things that can be done to help cut your fuel costs and save money. The main two areas that it comes down to is either improving the fuel economy of already existing vehicles or acquiring new vehicles with better mpg. While upgrading a whole fleet isn’t
It is estimated that at least 23 million connected vehicles are on the road today and that by 2020 the number of connected vehicles will grow to 381 million globally. The internet of things (IoT) is changing the way many businesses function, including how vehicle fleets are managed. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation
When considering a technology investment for your business, it’s important to analyze the potential benefits of the project. Two types of benefits should be considered in the decision-making process: tangible and intangible benefits. In this article, we provide some information to help you make the right technology decision. Tangible and Intangible Benefits: Definitions Tangible benefits
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Kevin Suitor is Chief Marketing Officer at TELoIP, the creator of powerful software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) for the most challenging locations requiring high availability and business-critical application traffic.
Todd Lewis is President and CEO of Spatial DNA, a Toronto-based technology company specializing in systems engineering and integration of spatial or location-based information with enterprise platforms.
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Geoweb Summits are business development-focused evening conferences in London, Toronto and New York at the intersection of geographic information systems, the internet of things and location-based services.
Founders, executives, marketers, managers, developers and creatives of the following companies have participated in our semi-annual summits.
Chart Venture Partners
Romer + Associates
ff Venture Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners
Starcom Mediavest Group
New York Angels
Four Legged Features
New York Times
Deutsche Telekom USA
Primary Wave Media
Starcom Mediavest Group
Square 1 Bank
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