Cleverciti Systems, a leader in comprehensive, high-tech solutions for off-street and on-street smart parking, continues to expand its US-based team by naming Tony Hinnant as director of sales engineering and customer success for North America.
In this role, Hinnant will report to Cleverciti senior vice-president of sales Joe Survance and will deliver leading professional services activity including sales engineering, project management and product management to ensure customer success with Cleverciti smart parking technologies.
Hinnant’s deep experience in the parking industry and his technical expertise will enable him to consult with Cleverciti customers to develop a holistic parking solution to meet their specific needs.
Prior to joining Cleverciti, Hinnant led a wide variety of comprehensive project deployments, including software developments and implementations of revenue control and ground transportation systems across many markets.
Survance said: “I am proud to add Tony to our team as his expertise will deliver the leadership, coordination and management processes necessary to realize successful deployments of Cleverciti solutions.
“We want to guide user adoption and usage in a way that helps every customer achieve outstanding results with our technologies and services. Tony’s proven track record of building processes that help customers grow and evolve will be critical to our ongoing success.”
Hinnant previously held the position of senior director of product management at Amano McGann. During his eight-year tenure with the company, he managed cross-functional teams in the design and implementation of software and hardware for parking revenue control systems for the hospitality industry, airports and municipalities.
During his career, Hinnant also held strategic sales engineering roles with Xerox and Ascom. He holds a BS and a Master of Science in Information Technology from Georgia State University.
Hinnant said: “I’m thrilled to join Cleverciti during its strategic expansion into the American market. The smart parking and IoT landscapes are experiencing significant growth, and more and more companies are looking to understand how best to incorporate these solutions into their digital and IoT strategies.
“I’m looking forward to optimising the Cleverciti customer journey while ensuring long-term success throughout and beyond the deployment phase.”
Cleverciti’s unique AI-powered overhead parking sensors for on-street and outdoor parking enable operators of large parking facilities to dramatically reduce search traffic and improve the driver experience.
Cleverciti’s portfolio of patented systems and solutions perform in a wide range of applications and environments, including on-street, outdoor and indoor facilities.
Through real-time insights into the precise location of available parking spots and reliable guidance for drivers, parking search times can be nearly eliminated and total traffic in cities can be dramatically reduced. This results in increased revenues, lower pollution and happier visitors.