Albert Zaragoza joins Worldsensing to drive innovation and international growth in the industrial technology and smart city sectors
Barcelona, May 2017
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 strategy to shift from MVP to solid 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, helping the company to implement an effective engineering culture that will support the company’s growth and will 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.
Worldsensing is a widely recognized global IoT pioneer. Founded in 2008, the Barcelona-based technology provider delivers Operational Intelligence to traditional industries and cities. With over 60 employees in Barcelona, London and Los Angeles, Worldsensing is globally active and has already conducted projects in over 50 countries across 5 continents.
With a focus on developing integrated software and hardware solutions for both smart city and industrial applications, the company’s flagship products are its integrated City Operational Intelligence Solution Mobility, Loadsensing, the Connected Infrastructure Solution and Fastprk, its Parking Management System.
Worldsensing is an end-to-end provider, who develops projects, manufactures the necessary technology and commercializes it through a global partner network. The company is experiencing fast growth and is planning to double its staff and revenue in 2017.