PolySync Technologies Appoints Greg Drew as CEO

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Greg Drew, formerly of SmartDrive Systems and Avaak, joins PolySync as CEO.

“The automotive industry is going through historic changes and PolySync’s recent success has made it possible to attract an experienced executive like Greg. The board is very excited to have Greg leading the next phase of growth.”-Marc Weiser, Managing Director of RPM Ventures

PolySync Technologies, Inc.––maker of products that enable the development of safer autonomous vehicle technology––today announced that it has hired technology veteran, Greg Drew, as Chief Executive Officer. Drew’s technology experience, combined with his vision for growth, makes him the ideal executive to lead PolySync to scale.

Josh Hartung, PolySync founder, will remain on the Board of Directors and will partner with Greg to expand the company’s product offering and develop strategic partnerships aimed at accelerating the development of safe driverless cars. “I’ve known Greg for several years and am excited to bring him to PolySync. Greg’s principle-centered leadership style is a great fit, and I look forward to working with him to accelerate product innovation and growth.”

“It was immediately obvious to me that PolySync has identified critical market requirements that others have not yet thought of,” Drew commented, “the driverless vehicle market is unfolding rapidly and the PolySync team is developing resilient, safety-critical software systems that are essential as the industry nears mass production.”

“Greg will be a perfect complement to the current team,” says Marc Weiser, Managing Director of RPM Ventures and PolySync board member. “The automotive industry is going through historic changes and PolySync’s recent success has made it possible to attract an experienced executive like Greg. The board is very excited to have Greg leading the next phase of growth.”

Greg Drew is a 30-year veteran with fast-growing technology companies. Most recently he was President and CEO of Avaak, Inc (acquired by NETGEAR, NASDAQ:NTGR), the maker of the award-winning VueZone personal video SaaS network. Drew also served as CEO of SmartDrive Systems (optimizes enterprise fleet operation and fleet safety), WebTrends (digital marketing/web analytics) and founder, chairman, and CEO of the technology retailer 800 Electronics. Drew currently serves on the board of Ace Metrix.

ABOUT POLYSYNC

Founded in 2013, PolySync Technologies’ driving mission is to advance the state-of-the-art of ADAS and autonomous vehicle technology by delivering products built to enable the pursuit of safer mobility. PolySync products have been used by over 80 companies, from startups to Fortune 500s, to develop their most advanced vehicle technology. Our team is located in Portland, OR and Detroit, MI. Learn more online at polysync.io and follow PolySync on Twitter @PolySync.

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