deCarta Hires Don Weigel as VP Corporate Development

deCarta Hires Don Weigel as VP Corporate Development
deCarta, a supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, today announced it has appointed Don Weigel as Vice President of Corporate Development. Weigel joins deCarta’s management team with 19 years of geospatial and LBS industry experience, most recently serving as director of business development for Autodesk.

Weigel will focus on further extending the company’s non-branded, customizable software platform, and personal navigation software solutions into the Internet, mobile, and personal navigation markets. His responsibilities will also include the development of relationships with other significant technology companies in these industries and execution of company growth initiatives.

deCarta recently raised US $15-million in a Series C-1 expansion round to accelerate the growth of the organization in new markets and to expand its international reach in Europe and Asia (read article here).

While serving as director, business development, at Autodesk, Weigel was responsible for alliances, ISV program development, industry marketing, evangelism, and market strategy. Prior to his work at Autodesk, Weigel worked for a variety of location technology companies including ESRI and Trimble Navigation where he developed products and solutions for the transportation/logistics, field service, telematics, retail, government, and LBS markets.

Wednesday, August 8th 2007

Nav & Telematics | Sport and Outdoor | Location Based Services | Tech & Innovation | Market Data | Finance & Legal | People and Jobs | Voices of the industry | Press Releases