About Us

Cleverciti was founded in 2012 by Thomas Hohenacker, a seasoned and respected global entrepreneur, with a vision to simplify and modernize parking operations with intelligent, easy-to-deploy integrated sensor systems designed to increase awareness, decrease traffic and environmental impact, and ease overall parking management. Since pioneering our integrated sensor systems, Cleverciti has solidified its place as the technology leader in smart parking solutions and services. As the only technology provider that combines intelligent parking detection and driver communication into one integrated sensor platform, Cleverciti enables customers to offer data capture and analysis to multiple divisions with an organization including operations, marketing, and customer service.

Cleverciti has offices across the globe including European headquarters in Munich, Germany, and North American headquarters in Chicago. Our global sales, professional services and customer support organizations are designed to meet customer needs around the world. With deployments in retail, smart city, healthcare, entertainment, education, transportation and gaming, Cleverciti is defining the future of smart parking with integrated sensor systems.

Thomas M. Hohenacker

CEO and Founder

Thomas Hohenacker is a seasoned and respected global entrepreneur and creator of innovative technologies and systems that change the way people think about their daily lives. As President and CEO of Cleverciti Systems. he leads an international team of highly skilled experts, from programmers to engineers, and directs its development and manufacturing sites. He also oversees overall operations at the company’s U.S. branch in Chicago.

Throughout his career, Hohenacker has founded and managed several international technology and media companies. In 2001, he founded earthTV, which was designed to help connect and unite citizens across the globe through the production of captivating and engaging programming options. He is also the founder of Telcast International, which produced and licensed a wide range of documentaries and wildlife programs. Throughout his media career, he produced more than 250 programs for leading broadcasters such as BBC, Discovery Channel, VOX and more.

Konrad Prinz-Dreher

Chief Technology Officer

Konrad Prinz-Dreher is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company. He employs an active and practical approach to direct employees in the research and development, and engineering departments to attain the company’s technology goals. He also plays a pivotal role in helping direct the company’s strategic plan in regards to technology, innovation and environmental impact. Over the course of his career, he gained valuable experience working for leading businesses, including the Dornier Group, and has  devoted himself to the development of high-end digital systems and solutions. Prinz-Dreher holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science.

Konrad Prinz-Dreher Chief Technology Officer

David Parker


As Chief Operating Officer, David Parker leverages his more than 15 years of experience scaling technology businesses globally to solidify Cleverciti’s leadership position in the market further. His is an experienced senior leader who brings deep expertise in leading operations, marketing, and sales for high-growth global technology businesses. Under his guidance, Cleverciti can capitalize on new opportunities and achieve immediate and long-term strategic goals. Parker comes to Cleverciti from Cox Automotive, where he served as COO of Modix, the leading global automotive digital marketing solution. At Modix, he led the expansion of the business across more than 60 countries. Throughout his career, Parker has held senior-level roles and advisory positions with a wide range of high-growth tech businesses, including Dealer.com, Dealertrack, BentoBox, and Kusshi. He holds MBAs from Columbia University and London Business School and a B.S. in Information Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Joe Survance

Senior Vice President of Sales, North America

With more than 25 years of experience in unique technology landscapes, Joe Survance is a leader in delivering top-tier sales and marketing management, strategic leadership, and overall business operations. As the leader of North American sales for Cleverciti, he drives momentum of regional sales and channel teams and directs and executes growth strategies with current and prospective customers and partners. Survance was previously employed with Amano McGann, where he served multiple roles including Vice President of Strategic Projects, SVP Sales and Marketing, focused on delivering integrated solutions that helped organizations achieve competitive advantage and automate operations. Over the course of his career, Survance has held senior-level roles with a wide range of leading brands including ACS, Xerox, AutoVu, and Amano. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and Public Relations from Southern Illinois University.

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U.S Patent No. 10,431,085 B2

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