CalAmp names fleet technology and company growth
IRVINE, Calif., May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a connected intelligence company helping people and organizations improve operational performance through an ecosystem of data-driven solutions, today announced the appointment of Brennen Carson as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). As CRO, Carson will help accelerate CalAmp’s penetration into the transportation and logistics market and generate sustainable revenue streams.
Carson brings over 15 years of experience selling enterprise software as a service (SaaS), leading cross-functional small to midsize, midsize, and enterprise teams to drive superior revenue. Most recently, Carson served as Senior Vice President of Sales for driver performance company Idelic, where he was responsible for successfully scaling the business, developing effective revenue generation models and leading and growing a high performing sales team. Under his business leadership, Idelic’s mid-market revenue and pipeline value grew by triple digits.
Prior to Idelic, Carson served as Vice President of Sales, North America for Fleetmatics. After its acquisition by Verizon Connect, he continued to build and lead a sales team of more than 700 employees, increasing average revenue per customer and increasing multi-product sales on installed and new commercial accounts.
“Brennen’s proven sales leadership, track record of driving focused sales strategies and experience building high performing sales teams within the fleet telematics industry make him an incredible asset to the company. CalAmp team,” said Jeff Gardner, CEO of CalAmp. “I look forward to working with him to help CalAmp further differentiate itself in the transportation and logistics market, while implementing new sales strategies to drive revenue growth.”
“The transportation and logistics industry is changing rapidly and fleets have a greater need to establish connectivity between all their mission-critical assets at the edge and in the cloud to make smarter, safer, and more data-driven decisions. more efficient,” Carson said. “CalAmp is a leader in the fleet and asset management market and well positioned to lead the way in this evolution, and I am excited to increase revenue for the business. From a sales perspective, I intend to identify sales strategies at all levels of the market and support a customer-centric approach to bring more operational insights to CalAmp’s existing customer base and drive growth in lucrative market segments. »
Carson holds a bachelor’s degree in justice studies from Northeastern Illinois University and is a United States Marine Corps veteran.
CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) is a connected intelligence company that leverages an ecosystem of data-driven solutions to help people and organizations improve operational performance. We solve complex problems in the transportation and logistics, commercial and government fleet, industrial equipment, and consumer vehicle markets by providing solutions that track, monitor, and recover vital assets. The insights enabled by our cloud platform, apps, and advanced computing devices drive operational visibility, safety, efficiency, maintainability, and sustainability. Based in Irvine, Calif., CalAmp has more than one million software and service subscribers and 10 million peripheral devices deployed worldwide. For more information, visit calamp.comor LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or CalAmp Blog.
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