Company appoints Kim Fennell, Uber’s former Head of Global Product Partnerships and US/Canada Business Development; and Tim Wagner, Apple’s Senior Director, Apple Business Solutions.
Irving, Texas — March 10, 2020 — QA Locate™, a DBA of Precision Location Intelligence, Inc., an early-stage location intelligence technology firm, today announced that J. Kim Fennell and Timothy Wagner have been elected to its board of directors.
“Tim Wagner is an incredibly successful expert in developing and marketing mobile communications solutions to large enterprises. We are excited to welcome him to the QA Locate board of directors,” said Dennis Cagan, QA Locate’s executive chairman. “Having overseen large enterprise sales efforts for both Apple and Samsung, we believe his strong experience, especially business development and building strong technology-based businesses within the enterprise markets, be extremely valuable as our company rolls out its disruptive location technology around the world.”
“Kim Fennell is the consummate example of a technology entrepreneur. He brings together a deep understanding of location intelligence, especially in the mapping, location identification and gig economy for location-based services,” noted Jim O’Flaherty, QA Locate’s CEO. “Kim’s experience as a three-time CEO, tech executive, and board director within several technology domains will add enormously to both our company’s strategic vision and practical identification of key use cases for our products.”
“We conducted an exhaustive search for two individuals who would further strengthen our board’s breadth of talent and background, and we are delighted to have identified such outstanding individuals. This was not an easy task given the world-class stature of our current board of directors and advisory board,” said Mr. Cagan. “I’m confident that Tim and Kim are going to make an important and positive impact on our company.”
Bill Strahan, a founding director has resigned to make his board seat available.
About J. Kim Fennell
Kim recently retired from Uber Technologies after nearly 5 years as the Head of Global Product Partnerships and US/Canada Business Development. Prior to that position, he served as Uber’s Head of Location-Based Services Partnerships. Kim had previously been CEO of deCarta, Inc., a geospatial software platform company where he orchestrated its sale to Uber. Kim has 16 years of CEO experience in three companies (public and private) and 19 years of Board experience as an Independent Director and as CEO. Prior to deCarta, Kim held CEO positions at Pinnacle Systems (NASDAQ:PCLE) and StorageWay Inc. and was a corporate VP at Lucent and Avaya. He is currently on the board of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation.
About Timothy Wagner
Wagner currently serves as Senior Director, Apple Business Solutions at Apple Inc. He previously served as Senior Vice President & General Manager of the U.S. Enterprise Business for Samsung Electronics America. Prior to those positions, Tim was Head of Mobile Business Solutions for BlackBerry. Tim is a high-energy, transformational leader with 20+ years of executive management experience building & transforming global IT, Telecom & Mobile Services organizations.
About QA Locate/Precision Location Intelligence, Inc.
QA Location delivers a selection of Location Intelligence tools and solutions. Included is a SaaS/PaaS platform with patent-pending technology that increases accuracy and reduces cost and time for any application or logistical situation that utilizes physical locations or addresses (X, Y & Z dimensions) – it is termed a Universal Location Repository.
QA Locate functions as a global decision support system, standardizing the location of buildings, places, and spaces. It automates, the capture and processing of spatial data for precision and operation readiness.
The company’s overall solution set provides a worldwide standard for location intelligence precision – its SaaS does something that has never been done before. It provides a precise structure centroid for every building (commercial and residential) and enables reconciliation and curation of all other street addresses within the GIS and USPS data domains. QA Locate is a global decision support system – a universal location repository, standardizing the location of buildings, places, and spaces. It automates, the capture and processing of spatial data for precision and operation readiness. In the near future, this will be considered a must-have for all logistics, real estate, emergency services, utilities, etc. QA Locate is the company that will make the difference for that last 100 feet to your door.