TomTom (TOM2) today announced Peter Overmann will be joining the company as Vice President of Technology Strategy. Peter is a well-known figure in the technology sector and he brings a wealth of expertise to the business.
“I am excited to be joining TomTom”
In his new role Peter will provide strategic support to further strengthen TomTom’s technology innovation. Notably, Peter helped create the WolframAlpha computational knowledge engine, which powers natural language searches in Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Bing, among others.
Most recently Peter held the position of VP, Products & Innovation at Deutsche Telekom, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies.
“I am excited to be joining TomTom,” said Peter Overmann. “It is a great high-tech innovator with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and a history of smart creativity.”
“We are delighted to welcome Peter to the team to further strengthen our global talent,” said Harold Goddijn, CEO of TomTom. “Peter is a proven innovator with broad technical experience including several patents in Internet of Things communication. I am confident he will help us elevate TomTom’s future in technology innovation.”
TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products.
Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 4,000 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 41 countries.
For more information, visit www.tomtom.com.