Omnitracs Names Ashim Bose as Chief Data Scientist and Vice President of Its Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Engineering Organization
Bose appointed to lead the development of the company’s data-driven innovations and strategy
DALLAS, September 17, 2019 – Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ashim Bose as Chief Data Scientist and Vice President of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) and Data. In this role, Bose will oversee Omnitracs’ data and AI offerings and operations, helping customers with actionable insights that support their broader business goals.
Today, all facets of the transportation industry are being impacted by next-generation technology, with the AI market in transportation (AITS) estimated to grow by close to 20 percent annually to 10.30 billion dollars by 2030. Bose’s appointment supports Omnitracs’ broader strategy of enhancing its product roadmap with more data-driven and AI/ML-based solutions. Given the large volumes of realtime data generated thru Omnitracs products, the company is uniquely positioned to develop new, intelligent data solutions to accelerate digital capabilities and transform the customer experience.
“Omnitracs customers face new demands and market pressures every day, and Ashim’s expertise in harnessing data to address business needs will be invaluable to them,” said Kent Norton, Chief Technology Officer of Omnitracs. “He will be instrumental in developing new solutions that deliver impactful results through data-driven initiatives.”
For more than 27 years, Bose has spent much of his career leveraging data science and AI to bring significant long-term value to his companies, including enhanced financial performance and substantial company growth. He began his career at the Space Telescope Science Institute working on the Hubble Space Telescope rescue mission for NASA, applying AI to optimize the planning and scheduling of space observations. Before joining Omnitracs, he served as the Chief Product Officer for Analytics and AI at DXC Technology, where he launched several innovative data, analytics and AI products across the transportation and automotive industries. Prior to that, he also held several executive leadership roles in HP Enterprise Services’ Travel & Transportation and Automotive verticals.
“Omnitracs has a deep history of providing progressive technologies to the transportation and logistics industry,” said Bose. “Digital transformation is reshaping the industry rapidly, and I look forward to leveraging Omnitracs’ rich data securely and applying data science and AI techniques to bring new value to Omnitracs customers.”
Bose has a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston.
About Omnitracs, LLC
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of trucking solutions for all business models. Omnitracs’ more than 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help over 12,000 customers manage nearly 1,100,000 assets in more than 70 countries. The company pioneered the use of commercial vehicle telematics 30 years ago and serves today as a powerhouse of innovative, intuitive technologies. Omnitracs transforms the transportation industry through technology and insight, featuring best-in-class solutions for compliance, safety and security, productivity, telematics and tracking, transportation management (TMS), planning and delivery, data and analytics, and professional services.