SmartWitness Appoints Telematics Pioneer Garo Sarkissian as an Independent Director of the Board

Garo Sarkissian

SmartWitness Appoints Telematics Pioneer Garo Sarkissian as an Independent Director of the Board

Schaumburg, Illinois, Mar 31, 2020

SmartWitness announced today the addition of Garo Sarkissian to its board of directors as an Independent Director. Mr. Sarkissian’s extensive telematics and IoT industry background is expected to contribute to the shaping and implementation of the strategic direction of SmartWitness.

SmartWitness is a leading provider of video telematics, IoT technologies and solutions that improve fleet management, safety and driver behavior. Its global customer-base include leading telematics service providers, insurance providers, and cellular carriers.

SmartWitness President Nick Mirchef said: “I’m very pleased to announce the appointment of Garo Sarkissian to the board at SmartWitness. Garo has a broad knowledge of IoT and wireless technologies and the applications that drive markets. His engineering background and wide-ranging experience in the telematics sector, coupled with his business acumen have given him a proven ability to spot market opportunities and capitalize on them. I look forward to working with Garo to achieve long-term growth for SmartWitness by building on our core competencies and expanding our solution range, geographic reach and customer base.”

“I am thrilled to join the Board of Directors of SmartWitness,” said Sarkissian. “As a company experiencing explosive growth with their video telematics solutions, I look forward to supporting the SmartWitness team to drive innovation and aggressive growth.”

Garo Sarkissian joins the SmartWitness board with over 32 years’ experience in the wireless and IoT industries, encompassing leading product and solution developments, entrepreneurial ventures and extensive corporate development activities including strategy, M&A, fundraising and investor relations. He is currently the CEO of Dune Labs, an IoT technology startup he co-founded in 2019 to provide innovative water metering solutions. Prior to Dune, he served as an executive officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at CalAmp Corp, a telematics and IoT global market leader, where he was instrumental in driving CalAmp’s innovation and growth over a span of 14 years. He holds an MBA degree from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Irvine, and a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

About SmartWitness

SmartWitness is a world-leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of in-vehicle cameras, recorders, and software. Our industry-leading vehicle equipment and API access have produced exceptional results for our clients and solutions which undeniably redefine the way vehicle risk is analyzed. To learn more, please visit smartwitness.com and follow on LinkedIn.