Vision

We empower customers to take
control of their vehicles.

Mission

To create solutions that safely and reliably
optimize vehicle performance.

About us

Derive Systems is a leading automotive technology company with nearly two million software installations powering upgraded experiences for drivers on the road today. Derive connects vehicles and their engines to the digital world, enabling individuals and fleets to take control and optimize for performance, fuel efficiency, safety, and more.

The Derive Systems platform leverages added on-board intelligence, powerful cloud data integration, enhanced sensors, and further technologies to personalize every automotive experience. We transform vehicle experiences from one-size-fits-all to smart, dynamically adaptable, and mission-specific.

Management team

Richard Welch

CEO

Richard promotes operational excellence throughout Derive through business process-improvement and managerial methods, including Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, BPM, and KPI. Drawing upon a full career’s worth of experiences, consultancy engagements, and in-house operations leadership roles, Richard keeps all of Derive’s business units in order. He holds a BS, MA, and 4 professional society certifications, expressing his commitments to life-long learning in order to contribute to organizational excellence.

Amy Bagwell

CFO

As one of Derive’s longest-serving executives, Amy brings a wealth of experience and a steady hand to her role as Chief Financial Officer. Amy brings a strong grasp of financial reporting and economic strategy, having earned an MBA from Aspen University. She also draws on discipline and respect for hard work from years practicing Taekwondo.

Marco Della Torre

CTO

Marco specializes in executive engineering leadership for high-growth, category-defining product companies at the forefront of the consumer electronics industry. Marco has lead his own companies, as well as some of the largest global consumer brands, to launch and scale successful, cutting-edge products leveraging embedded systems, wireless communications, mobile applications, cloud platforms and artificial intelligence technologies. Before Derive, Marco was the engineering co-founder of Basis Science, acquired by Intel Corporation. Marco holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Engineering from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Karl Weber

SVP Enterprise Sales & Marketing

Karl brings to Derive Systems over 25 years of enterprise software experience in sales and business development. Karl was most recently with Fleetmatics where as VP of Enterprise Sales, he helped take Fleetmatics through a successful IPO and eventual sale to Verizon. Karl is based in Denver and enjoys traveling with his family, golf, camping and Rockies games. Karl has a degree in Business Management from Andrews University.