Operational intelligence specialist Worldsensing has appointed Albert Zaragoza as Head of Engineering. The announcement comes as part of a drive to extend the company’s core offering in connected operational intelligence and enhance business growth.
Albert brings a strong technical background and a wealth of experience in IT development, having worked in the business technology sector for over 17 years. Prior to joining Worldsensing, Albert held the position of Vice President of Engineering for IoT platform provider, EVRYTHNG. Here he grew the engineering team from early startup stage and helped position the business for future competitiveness by supporting EVRYTHNG’s shift to in-house product and engineering development of their IoT enterprise platform.
In his new role, Albert will manage all Worldsensing engineering teams across the three core areas of software development, physical IoT sensors and product innovation. Albert will also play a key role in growing Worldsensing’s Mobility offering, which helps cities connect their urban operations for more efficient and effective asset performance.
Commenting on his new position as Head of Engineering, Albert said: “I’m really looking forward to being part of Worldsensing and helping the company to implement an effective engineering culture that will support growth and deliver next-generation operational intelligence products.
“Worldsensing is a true pioneer in the IoT sector and its aim of building unified communities around its operational intelligence offering is a very exciting prospect for the future. With its existing products and plans for development, the company is well-placed to bring IoT, Operational Intelligence and Mobility together in one solution.”
Ignasi Vilajosana, CEO at Worldsensing, said: “Worldsensing has developed greatly over the last couple of years and we are now at a stage where we can go beyond the creation of data-generating hardware and focus on the delivery of real-time insights and decision making tools. Albert has a strong background in software development and proven expertise in driving business growth. We’re delighted to announce his appointment as Head of Engineering and are confident he will be instrumental in furthering Worldsensing’s success.”
The appointment follows a period of growth for Worldsensing. The company was able to double revenues in 2016 and is aiming to achieve the same level of success in 2017, while focusing on growing its employee network and market reach.