DETROIT, Mich. – August 27, 2021 – Guidepoint Systems, a global provider of vehicle telematics and Software as a Service (SaaS) for automotive OEMs, new and pre-owned vehicle dealerships, rental agencies and commercial fleet managers, has added two industry veterans to its executive management team.
Monirul Talukder, is the new vice president of global strategy, focusing on Automotive and Internet of Things (IoT). Alex Gajano is the new vice president of business development of Automotive and IoT and will serve as general manager of the company’s Latin America and European operations.
“I’m extremely pleased to have Monirul and Alex join our firm,” said Samuel Spencer, President and CEO of Guidepoint Systems. “We’re focused on IoT innovation and customer service and these two new senior leaders will bring tremendous insight and experience to those areas.”
Mr. Talukder joined the firm in April. He previously has served in a number of executive leadership positions including as president of Quantum Design Services, as senior advisor for Mahindra Automotive North America and Renesas Electronics America, and as a senior director for Jabil.
“I am excited to be joining such a forward-thinking, innovative team,” said Mr. Talukder. “Guidepoint Systems has a 20+ year track record of developing and delivering exceptional products and services in the vehicle telematics industry. I am confident their legacy of excellence will only continue to improve under Sam’s leadership.”
Mr. Gajano previously served as general manager of business development for the Americas Region at SIMCom Wireless Solutions. He has also held several other business development positions including director of sales for telematics solutions at DataRemote, Inc., vice president of operations and director of sales for Skypatrol, and director of business development for KORE Systems Group.
“Business development is driven by a company’s positive reputation, quality products and innovation,” said Mr. Gajano. “Guidepoint delivers in all three areas and is strategically positioned for IoT service advancement in the years ahead. I’m very excited about the opportunities for the company going forward.”
Guidepoint Systems was founded in 1999 as an aftermarket supplier of GPS tracking and stolen vehicle recovery solutions. Today, the firm specializes in collecting vehicle, driver and environmental data that can be optimized by customers in a variety of applications including asset-management services for automotive dealerships, rental agencies, insurance companies, fleet managers, and OEMs looking to transform real time data into information that can generate revenue, optimize productivity and reduce financial and operational risk.
The firm has offices or warehouses in Detroit, MI, Toledo, OH, and Guadalajara, Mexico. It’s 24/7/365 customer call center and outsourced fleet management service centers are based in Fort Worth, TX and Guadalajara, Mexico. Manufacturing and software engineering operations are based in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Guidepoint Systems is a leading supplier of vehicle telematics solutions to automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), dealerships, commercial fleet managers, rental car companies and individual vehicle owners. In addition to its innovative hardware and software as a service (SaaS) solutions, Guidepoint operates fully staffed 24/7/365 call centers in the U.S. and Mexico to provide services directly with vehicle owners, dealerships and fleet managers. To learn more about how automotive OEMs and vehicle dealerships can use Guidepoint, contact the company by calling (877) 477-3463 or visiting Guidepointsystems.com.