Seasoned Executive to Drive Sales, Scale, and Long-Term Support Strategies
Munich, Germany, and Lake Forest, Ill., Sept. 24, 2019 — Cleverciti Systems, a leader in comprehensive, high-tech solutions for off-street and on-street smart parking, continues to expand its U.S.-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.
“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,” said Survance. “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 B.S. in Information Technology and a Master of Science degree in Information Technology from Georgia State University.
“I’m thrilled to join Cleverciti during its strategic expansion into the American market,” Hinnant said. “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 optimizing 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.
About Cleverciti Systems
Cleverciti Systems is the leader in comprehensive, high-tech solutions for outdoor and on-street parking detection, monitoring, and guidance. Cleverciti provides organizations with a robust and highly reliable solution that enhances convenience, builds loyalty and boosts engagement, allowing our customers to maximize ROI, and streamline the parking experience. Its end-to-end solutions are designed to strengthen parking detection, improve guidance, and enhance communication. With more than 130 installations in 20 countries across the world, Cleverciti seeks to help organizations reduce traffic and emissions, and increase revenue while allowing drivers to enjoy a smooth, stress-free parking experience. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, with offices in Chicago. To learn more, visit www.cleverciti.com.