Improving the way people travel through cities.

We drive traffic improvement through
accurate detection and actional data

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Our vision

To improve the way people travel through cities.

Our mission

To drive global traffic improvement through accurate detection and actionable data.

Our passion

As a innovative Smart City technology company, Sensys Networks provides traffic visionaries and implementers with a comprehensive detection and data platform for virtually all traffic management needs. Together with our world class integration partners we enable data-driven decisions to drive efficient, economic and environmental improvements for cities.

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Read more about our heritage of innovation and find out why Sensys Networks is the right partner for you.

Management Team

  • Amine Haoui

    Ph.D., CEO, Co-Founder

    Over the past two decades Dr. Amine Haoui—a wireless communications pioneer—has founded and led several emerging technology companies. In 1985, Amine launched the wireless communications division at TCSI, which grew to become a leading developer of DSP and digital cellular technologies before the group’s successful IPO in 1989. As co-founder of Diva Communications—an innovator in the nascent wireless loop industry—Amine served as CEO before acquisition by InnoMedia in 1999. He then served as InnoMedia’s Executive VP for the next four years. In 2003, Dr. Haoui co-founded Sensys Networks, a technology company focused on wireless vehicle detection systems for the transportation industry.
    Amine holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley, an M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

    Robert Kavaler

    Ph.D., CTO, Co-Founder

    Sensys Networks co-founder, Dr. Robert Kavaler is a born inventor. With over 25 years of experience in developing wireless, ultra-low-power sensors, Robert is both the architect of the Sensys Networks product line, and an individual contributor in the software and hardware implementations.
    Previously, Robert led the Berkeley Design Center at InnoMedia, where he served as chief architect of the company’s telecom server and VoIP gateway products. Before his work at InnoMedia, Robert was CTO and VP of Engineering at Diva Communications, a wireless local loop startup he co-founded with Dr. Amine Haoui in 1993. Robert has also developed new technologies for UPS, Mitsubishi, AT&T, Sharp, and Digital Microsystems, and received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

  • Hamed Benouar

    Ph.D., VP of Business Development and Government Relations

    Dr. Hamed Benouar comes to Sensys Networks with extensive experience in the transportation industry. Prior to joining the company, Hamed served as Director of the California Center for Innovative Transportation (CCIT), at the University of California, Berkeley. Established by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the University of California in 2001, the CCIT facilitated the development, commercialization, and deployment of promising transportation technologies and systems.
    Before his role at CCIT, Hamed spent many years as Caltrans’ Chief Traffic Engineer, overseeing the statewide Transportation Operations Program. This program, comprised of over 1,600 employees, managed and operated more than 48,000 lane miles of state highway system.
    Hamed is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Transportation) from the University of California, Berkeley.

    Mark Biestman

    VP of Worldwide Field Operations

    Mark Biestman is an accomplished information technology executive with broad experience across multiple technology sectors, industries and geographies. Mark has led and managed significant global companies and organizations focused on emerging technologies with aggressive revenue targets. With demonstrated experience in leadership roles including CEO, President and EVP/ Global Field Operations, Mark’s focus has primarily been in sales leadership. He has managed large publicly traded global sales and consulting organizations responsible for $500M+ in annual revenue targets as well as early stage companies seeking their first customer citations.
    Mark has deep experience with the full range of enterprise software products, mobility, SaaS and cloud computing models, multi channel models, direct and inside sales, as well as professional services and consulting organizations.
    Mark has a BA in Economics from University of California at Berkeley, and has completed post graduate studies at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He is currently a Board Member at University of California’s Grid Club.

  • Brian Fuller

    VP of Engineering

    Brian Fuller has over 25 years of product design and development experience in data networking and telephony. Prior to joining Sensys Networks, Brian was Director of Hardware Engineering at GoDigital Networks, managing the extensive growth of the company’s xDSL technologies while designing patented systems for their broadband access products. Brian has held both technical and managerial responsibilities at Odyssia Systems (now Extreme Networks, Inc.), Diva Communications (now InnoMedia, Inc.), and OcTel Communications (now Lucent Technologies, Inc.).
    Brian received a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

    Luca Fusina

    VP of Europe, Middle-East, Africa

    Luca Fusina has a broad and international experience in Sales, Strategy & Business Development, Operations, Engineering Management as well as in developing talent, organizations, and markets globally. With over 25 years of experience, Luca has developed a deep industry expertise in transportation, electronics, software, and other high-tech industries.
    Luca holds a Master Degree in Electronic Engineering, University of Padova

  • Barry Matlack

    VP of North American Sales

    Barry Matlack has over 20 years of experience in business development, program development, collaborative partnerships, sales management and consulting high tech organizations. Barry began with Sensys Networks in 2005 as one of the early employees. Prior to joining Sensys Networks, Barry was responsible for marketing, sales, and strategic industry partnerships in North America for Signal-Park USA, a worldwide technology leader in vehicle detection for parking guidance/management systems. Barry began his career in the Design software industry, where he developed a proven track record of increasing revenue in diverse engineering environments. Mr. Matlack has always been an early adopter of new and emerging technologies, which fuels his passion for conquering new markets.
    Barry earned his B.Sc. in Design Technology at the University of Advancing Technology, Tempe, Arizona.

    Floyd Williams III

    VP of Data Services and Parking

    Floyd Williams has over 25 years of experience in both product, and services sectors, with an emphasis in technology, business strategy, and product management. Prior to joining Sensys Networks, Floyd co-founded FoundryOne, an innovation services company which assisted large corporations in productizing their latent intellectual property. Floyd earlier led product development at Internet Profiles, the leading auditor of ad-supported web sites, and Evolve Software, an early innovator in resource management software.
    Floyd holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from University of Arizona.

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