BSG Team Ventures is proud to announce the successful recruitment of Rob Crawford as Director of Global Sales at VC-backed connected car company Movimento. He has over twenty years’ experience across the automotive and automotive electronics industries.
Prior to Movimento, Crawford served as VP of Sales and Marketing for Obigo USA and Director of Business Development of Airbiquity, both of which are leaders in the budding business of interconnected embedded devices, or Internet of Things. Crawford has also served as VP of Automotive Sales for Navigon and for NAVTEQ, and he has a solid background in traditional automotive via his decade as VP of Sales, North America, with TI Group Automotive.
Crawford earned his BS, Mechanical Engineering, from Michigan State University; and his MBA from Bowling Green State University.
Movimento is the undisputed leader in automotive firmware reflashing and secure over-the-air (OTA) technology having successfully completed millions of vehicle and module updates for major OEMs and tier-one suppliers worldwide. Industry pioneers such as Bosch, Continental, Denso, Ford, GM, Jaguar Land Rover, Panasonic, Shanghai GM, and Volvo depend on Movimento technology and expertise for secure updates throughout the vehicle production lifecycle – from R&D through production to aftermarket. In business since 2003, Movimento has offices in China, Europe, Mexico, and the United States.
About BSG Team Ventures
Founded as Boston Search Group in 1997 and rebranded in 2008, BSG Team Ventures is a retained executive search firm focused on recruiting leaders for rapidly changing environments. Although BSG serves a wide range of clients including public corporations and not-for-profit organizations, the greatest concentration of BSG’s work is with private equity firms and their portfolio companies to expand or upgrade management, and with venture capital firms and entrepreneurs to build teams for early-stage businesses.
Over the past 15 years, BSG’s principals – working from offices in Boston, San Francisco, and London – have completed more than 500 assignments for board directors, C-level executives, and VPs in every major functional area.