Streetlight Intelligence Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. David Warkentin has joined SLQ in the capacity of Chief Marketing Officer, effective June 24, 2009. Mr. Warkentin has 30 years of hands-on leadership in sales, sales management and general management experience.
VICTORIA, Streetlight Intelligence Inc. ("SLQ") is pleased to announce that Mr. David Warkentin has joined SLQ in the capacity of Chief Marketing Officer, effective June 24, 2009. Mr. Warkentin has 30 years of hands-on leadership in sales, sales management and general management experience. Recent career highlights include:
- Smarttire Systems Inc. - a manufacturer of wireless sensing systems for commercial vehicles with an initial focus on tire pressure monitoring. Mr. Warkentin held various senior level positions within this organization from 2005 to present, including a successful tenure as its President and CEO from 2006 to 2008.
- Intrinsyc Software International - a Vancouver, BC-based software and hardware design engineering firm serving the wireless mobile device market. Mr. Warkentin served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 2004 to 2005.
- Silent Witness Enterprises - a Surrey, BC-based public manufacturer of security cameras and digital video recorders. Mr. Warkentin worked served with the firm from 2000 - 2004 as Director of Sales and Marketing and played a key role in the company's acquisition by Honeywell Security Systems.
"We are excited to have Mr. Warkentin join our executive leadership team," states Vince Krynski, Chief Executive Officer. "He brings a high level of energy, extensive sales experience, and a broad business background to our organization. Over the course of the last year, we have shifted SLQ from primarily research and development to product commercialization. As CMO, Mr. Warkentin will play a key role in closing the opportunities we have identified to-date, as well as leading our sales and marketing team in uncovering new opportunities for sales and strategic partnerships as we move forward."
"I am very excited about the prospects for this technology and the Company," states Mr. Warkentin. "SLQ's value proposition in terms of energy savings and cost reduction has been well proven and I regard this as a truly exciting opportunity."
About Streetlight Intelligence Inc.
Streetlight Intelligence Inc. develops advanced street light optimization systems - and was recently recognized as the "New Technology of the Year" at the British Columbia Hydro 2009 Power Smart Excellence Awards. Trademarked as Lumen IQ(TM), SLQ's technologies provide improved lamp performance, adaptive lighting control, and system-wide communications for centralized street light management. SLQ's systems enable street light operators to significantly reduce their community's energy consumption, maintenance costs and environmental impact.
SLQ is a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "SLQ".