Reportedly, Peter Mitchell has been appointed as the general manager of Verizon Connect, an important part of Verizon Business’ product portfolio and also one of the world’s largest SaaS-based fleet management providers.
Mitchell expands his role as the company’s chief technology officer. Mitchell succeeds Andrés Irlando, former Verizon SeniorVP, and Verizon Connect President, and will directly report to Verizon Business CRO, Sowmyanarayan Sampath.
Mitchell joined Verizon Connect via the acquisition of Fleetmatics, an NYSE-listed SaaS company where he was the co-founder and CTO. He was then appointed as senior VP and CTO for the broader Verizon Connect organization and has led service in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
“Peter is a visionary leader who brings nearly 20 years of experience in the fleet management software industry and understands the power of SaaS solutions,”His leadership of the product and R&D team at Verizon Connect over the past five years uniquely positions him to drive continued growth and innovation in the business and deliver the essential solutions that fleet customers require to improve safety, efficiency and productivity in their businesses,” stated Sowmyanarayan Sampath, Chief Revenue Officer of Verizon Business.
Mitchell stated, “The benefits that the Verizon Connect software platform provides for customers – the ability to save money, help keep drivers safer and run a more productive and efficient business – are more essential than ever. I’m looking forward to leading this extraordinary Verizon Connect team, who are all focused partnering with our customers and delivering extraordinary solutions and experiences.”
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