Derive Systems, a leading B2B and B2C automotive technology provider with over two million software installations on the road, has announced the addition of Mike Kronenberg to the company’s executive team as Chief Technology Officer. Kronenberg has extensive technical expertise and leadership skills including his most recent work at Affinity developing SaaS solutions for General Motors, Fiat-Chrysler, and Toyota among many other prominent car manufacturers. As CTO, Kronenberg will be responsible for shaping and driving the technical vision for the Derive, SCT and Bully Dog brands, continuing the company’s reputation for delivering cutting-edge fleet management and tuning products that are fully compliant with all EPA regulations.
John Oechsle, CEO of Derive, SCT, and Bully Dog, commented, “Adding Mike as CTO is an exciting and strategic addition to our executive team. His technical prowess coupled with his automotive experience will deliver intelligent, dynamic improvements to our product roadmap for both our enthusiasts and enterprise markets. For Derive, Mike will be responsible for shaping the future of hardware/software vehicle connectivity, improving our customers’ ability to manage their fleet, and enhancing the safety of the employee driving experience. For our SCT and Bully Dog brands, Mike will be responsible for technology leadership that delivers the next evolution in vehicle tuning solutions that allow consumers to unlock their vehicles full potential, including horsepower, torque, fuel savings, safety, and much more.”
When asked about the Derive Fleet Solutions, Kronenberg stated, “Derive has quickly established itself as one of the smartest companies in the rapidly evolving vehicle fleet management space. As CTO, I will continue to enhance Derive’s differentiated product line that bridges the telematics, active vehicle management (AVM), and mission specific calibration to meet the needs of fleet managers worldwide.”
Kronenberg also addressed the SCT and Bully Dog brands, stating, “The SCT and Bully Dog brands are legendary in the automotive tuning and performance industry. As CTO, I will make ensure our team continues to deliver state-of-the-art automotive tuning products and technology to get every ounce of performance from an array of vehicle models to enhance our customers’ driving experience, while remaining compliant with the EPA Clean Air Act.”
About Derive Systems: Derive Systems is a leading automotive technology provider, with over 2 million software installations. Derive connects vehicles to the digital world, enabling individuals and fleets to take control of their vehicles and optimize the way they behave. The Derive Systems platform writes directly to the vehicle control modules, integrating third party software, applications, and data so that each vehicle performs specifically to unique requirements, preferences, and conditions. www.Derivesystems.com