(Denver, Colo.) – July 8, 2021 – Edison Interactive, a leader in connected mobility solutions, today announced David Cook as the new Chief Technology Officer. Having spent much of his career focused on connected vehicles, the addition of Cook reinforces Edison’s mission to deliver customer-centric, connected mobility solutions in planes, trains, automobiles and everything in between.
Cook will be responsible for leading the technology team and will oversee every aspect of Edison’s product and engineering efforts. His extensive experience within telematics, connected cars and fleet management will be invaluable in driving the company’s overall technology strategy forward, and ensuring the company is positioned for long-term growth and success.
“I’m excited about solving complex issues that will help the company with our core mission of delivering digitally transformative technology,” said Cook on his new role. “Edison has a great culture and great culture brings great people – I’m looking forward to leading and mentoring this team of talented engineers and developers.”
Cook held previous leadership positions within Mercedes-Benz mbrace®, Hughes Indrive®, OnStar, SiriusXM, Verizon, Oracle and Hyundai Blue Link. Additionally, he was the 2012 recipient of Best Telematics Service Provider and a finalist for the TM Forum Business Innovation Award. With his past experience and accomplishments in connected mobility, Cook will be well-positioned to lead Edison through continued digital transformation and provide a fresh perspective on Edison’s core pillars that include infotainment, asset tracking, telematics and monetization.
“The addition of David Cook will mark a new chapter for Edison. Our company has experienced rapid growth and evolution since our inception. The chief technology officer is a crucial role within our organization and Cook brings a vast amount of experience that aligns with our mission,” said Jeremy Ostermiller, CEO and co-founder of Edison Interactive. “He will be instrumental in accelerating our innovation and building a world-class team. I’m tremendously excited to see how our technology continues to transform under his leadership and confident he will have an immediate, positive impact not only for our team but our clients and partners as well.”