Noregon announced that Sandeep Kar, a vehicle industry thought leader and corporate strategy executive, has joined the company as chief strategy officer. At Noregon, Kar will be responsible for accelerating the company’s growth, development, and competitive differentiation through strategic initiatives encompassing advanced technologies, econometrics, applications, and markets.
“Digitization enabled by the proliferation of distributed electronics in commercial vehicles is creating new business models in the fleet IoT industry,” Kar said. “Commercial vehicle and component manufacturers, owners and operators, vehicle maintenance and service providers, and other stake holding groups are increasingly adopting technologies that reduce TCO and downtime through descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive maintenance of mobile resources.”
Most recently, Kar served as chief strategy officer at Fleet Complete where he drove corporate strategy, business development, and marketing with a special focus on establishing the company as a global connectivity partner of major vehicle manufacturers (OEMs) and tier-1 suppliers. During his tenure at Fleet Complete, Kar led strategic planning and implementation that resulted in significant enhancement to the company’s global subscriber base, market share, and revenues. Kar also contributed to the creation of venerable economies of scope and scale through leveraging advanced fleet telematics technologies.