Tom Burke is the founder & CEO of PEIR Mobile where he oversees business strategy, sales and development. Tom also serves as CEO for TCompanies which delivers innovative and award winning solutions to the transportation industry. For 10 years, Tom was owner and CEO of a trucking company that had 400 trucks and 9 offices across the US.
PEIR Mobile was developed out of the pain that Tom felt having to pay invoices for repairs that he could not prove his company didn’t do. Tom’s entire career has been spent in the intermodal transportation business holding various executive positions until founding TCompanies in 2002.
Tom received his BS in Business Administration and Computer Science from St. Louis University and MBA from St. Thomas University. Tom is a proud member of IANA, Intermodal Association of Chicago, Chicago Transportation Club, BITA, TCA , TIA, NPSA as well as other organizations supporting the transportation industry.
Dr. Aaron Bryden is the Chief Technology Officer of PEIR Mobile Prior to joining PEIR Mobile, he was Senior Vice President of Software Development and co-founder of Praxik, LLC which sold the TamperSecure product to PEIR Mobile Prior to co-founding Praxik in 2014, Aaron co-founded AgSolver Inc, an agricultural analytics company focused on big data solutions for farmland owners.
Aaron has been involved in the development of a number of visualization, interaction, and big data software projects including working as a developer on the VR Juggler team, leading development of visual analytics software to analyze sonar data, and the creator of multiple software packages that help structural biologists understand the 3D structure of proteins and how they move. As a part of this work Aaron developed a new technique for representing complex three-dimensional motions of protein structures in static images.
He received his PhD in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011.
John Teles is a PEIR Mobile Board of Director, concentrating on PEIR’s digital disruption of markets.
An advocate for entrepreneurs, professionally John is at the intersection of business and high technology, engaging with a number of emerging high tech startups, focusing on growth and scaling. In addition, John created and taught ECE495B/Entrepreneurship at Purdue’s ECE (W Laf, IN).
John earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a MSEE and BSEE from Purdue University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (W Laf, IN).
Mike May joined PEIR Mobile as Chief Product Officer responsible for product innovation, product conception and development, product testing and overall project management.
Prior to joining PEIR Mobile, Mike was responsible for all website development, marketing materials, social media, SCO and trade shows for TCompanies Inc as the Director of Creative Services and Marketing Support. Mike has held various positions to include the development of multiple SAAS systems from the ground up as well as several multimedia ventures.
Mike holds a degree in Computer Sciences as well as several certifications.
Ben Johnsen joined PEIR Mobile as the Customer Success Manager responsible for on-boarding/support. Ben works closely with sales and product development to bring new opportunities to PEIR Mobile. Ben oversees general operations of PEIR Mobile as well as product testing.
Before joining PEIR Mobile, Ben worked for Penske Truck Leasing and was responsible for overseeing the moving of lease trucks all around the southwestern region, as well as bringing new opportunities for lease accounts.
Ben holds a degree in business.
Dave Dahlke is the Sales Manager for PEIR Mobile and is responsible for strategy and vertical market sales. Prior to joining PEIR Mobile, Dave owned and operated 2 very successful logistics firms with offices in 5 different states and cities.
In his spare time Dave also sells customized uniforms and socks to the many youth organizations that include Basketball, Volleyball and other sports. Dave has also coached and mentored many student athletes that have gone on to play Division 1 Basketball at some of the finest institutes in the country.
Dave earned his degree from Drake University where he also starred on the basketball team.