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

H. John Oechsle

CEO

John brings his extensive experience and passion for technology to the Derive Systems family of brands. He is committed to building great companies using his proven approach. It begins with creating a culture that fosters engaged employees and high performing teams. This leads to a “Customer First” philosophy that drives customer delight. It’s a win/win for both the Derive team and all our customers. John holds an Executive MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University. He has received multiple accolades for his work including being named to The SaaS Report’s Top 50 CEOs list in 2018 and 2019.

Mike Kronenberg

CTO

Mike is an experienced Chief Technology Officer with 20+ years of expertise and leadership in information and automotive technologies. He leads the Derive product and engineering organizations to deliver technical vision and the future of vehicle connectivity, telematics, and management. He is also responsible for technology leadership in the next evolution of our vehicle tuning solutions. Mike most recently worked at Affinitiv Inc. where he developed SaaS solutions for Ford, General Motors, Fiat-Chrysler, Toyota, BMW, Porsche, and other prominent car manufacturers. Mike holds a master’s degree, Ph.D.- ABD from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, as well as several patents.

Richard Welch

COO

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.

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.