Reston’s Trucker Tools names COO
Rohit Bezewada was JPMorgan investment banker
Reston-based Trucker Tools, a software company that provides a digital freight management platform for the transportation industry, announced last week it had appointed Rohit Bezewada as chief operating officer.
Bezewada succeeds Kary Jablonski, who became CEO of Trucker Tools earlier this year.
“Rohit is an accomplished executive who brings over 10 years of cross-functional experience across engineering, product, strategy, business development and finance to Trucker Tools,” Jablonski said in a statement. “We are excited to welcome him to the Trucker Tools team and look forward to his leadership and expertise as we continue to scale the company and provide sustained value for our customers.”
Bezewada was most recently an investment banker at JP Morgan Chase & Co. Before joining JP Morgan, he worked as strategy and operations manager and then as business development manager for Uber Technologies Inc.
Bezewada holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka in Surathkal, India. He also holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Founded in 2013, Trucker Tools offers a software suite with capacity management, predictive freight matching, automated booking, real-time GPS-based visibility and digital workflow solutions. Walnut Creek, California-based software company ASG acquired Trucker Tools last year.
A portfolio company of San Francisco-based private equity firm Alpine Investors, ASG specializes in acquiring vertical SaaS companies and has acquired 35 companies including Trucker Tools.