FleetMind’s management team knows what it takes to transform fleet management by taking advantage of the newest technologies to help our customers save time, reduce costs, decrease risk and increase productivity by getting more out of their technology investments.
Martin Demers leads FleetMind, part of the Safe Fleet family of companies. He is a proven C-level technology executive with over 20 years’ experience in revitalizing organizations, building corporate reputation and affecting positive growth. Previously, Mr. Demers served as President and COO of Radialpoint, CEO of Interstar and CMO of ACE*COMM, a US-based, NASDAQ-traded telecom software systems company. Under his leadership, FleetMind has grown into the leading onboard computing (OBC) solutions provider for waste and recycling fleets. Mr. Demers has often been published in industry publications including FleetOwner Magazine, Recycling Product News, Waste Advantage Magazine and the RFID Journal. He is a frequent speaker at technology and waste management events including Waste Expo and the Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo. Mr. Demers holds a B.Sc. Electrical Engineering COOP Degree from the University of Ottawa, where he graduated with honors, as well as an MBA in International Business and Finance from McGill University. He is responsible for overall corporate strategy and leadership at FleetMind.
Martin Lord leads technology development at FleetMind, part of the Safe Fleet family of companies. He is an entrepreneurial leader and technology executive spanning over 20 years in the software and telecommunications industries. He joined FleetMind in 2002 as COO and led the reengineering of its core fleet management and wireless enabled on-board computer product offering to secure leading North American customers in the LTL trucking and waste management verticals. Previously, Mr. Lord has served as VP Engineering and Operations at Minacom where he delivered the company's next generation Voice over IP (VoIP) Qualify of Service (QoS) management product platform. Prior to that he was a General Manager for Bell Canada where he led the reengineering of the company's network service assurance Operational Support Systems (OSS) and workforce management platform. He holds a B.Sc. Engineering Physics Degree from Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. Mr. Lord is responsible for product development and operations leadership at FleetMind.
A waste industry fleet management veteran, Mr. Padilla is Vice-President Sales at FleetMind, part of the Safe Fleet family of companies, where he spearheads business and customer development activities. Previously, Mr. Padilla was a Regional Sales Director for Allied Waste (Republic Services) - the leading provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services in the US. Mr. Padilla is a frequent contributor to FleetSMARTS, an industry newsletter targeted at fleet organization executives. His industry white paper on fleet safety garnered a Network Products Guide Award in the “Best White Paper” category. Mr. Padilla has been published in numerous industry magazines such and is a frequent speaker at industry forums such as Waste Expo, Fleet Management Expo and regional municipal waste management events.
Louise Rochon leads finance and accounting at FleetMind, part of the Safe Fleet family of companies. For over 25 years she has provided financial leadership and analysis to companies and clients to ensure sound financial strategies and optimal returns. Ms. Rochon joined FleetMind as Vice-President Finance in January 2008. Prior to joining FleetMind, she founded and led an investment management company, served as a senior manager at Hydro-Québec where she helped build the energy spot trading floor which generated $1 billion in its first year, and helped develop the IS/IT infrastructure plan for the company's Finance Group. She has also held financial analysis and planning positions with Samson Belair and Provigo, where she worked with the president on acquisition projects. Louise holds a B.Comm in Administration as well as a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a Finance and International Business Major from the University of Ottawa. Ms. Rochon is responsible for financial strategy and leadership at FleetMind.