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LoJack Names Emad Isaac Chief Technology Officer


Former Senior VP and CTO at Rand McNally Brings Product Development Leadership, Broad Telematics Expertise

CANTON, MA--Feb. 11, 2013:  LoJack Corporation , the company that created the Stolen Vehicle Recovery market, has appointed Emad Isaac as Chief Technology Officer. A telematics expert, Isaac has almost 20 years of product development experience in areas including research, development, architecture and product management. 

Before joining LoJack, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Rand McNally, where he created product roadmaps and portfolios for the telematics, navigation, and digital media businesses. He also was responsible for the overall technology direction, manufacturing operations and strategy, advising the CEO and board of directors on technology matters and product offerings.

"Emad's professional experience and technical expertise, combined with his proficiency in vehicle telematics, are ideal skills to help us achieve our strategic objectives," said Randy Ortiz, LoJack's Chief Executive Officer and President.  "Over the course of his career, Emad has developed a finely tuned technology vision, and he has consistently applied that vision to work collaboratively with strategic partners to produce products and services consumers want and value.  We are excited to welcome him to the LoJack team."

Prior to Rand McNally, Isaac was Chief Technology Officer at Morey Corporation, an electronics manufacturing services company, from 2005 to 2011. In addition to guiding Morey's strategic technical direction and overseeing intellectual property positioning, he identified new technologies, services and business opportunities that helped to double the company's revenue over the period.  From 2000 to 2005 Isaac was Systems Architect and Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Motorola, where his responsibilities included defining systems architecture and requirements for key telematics technologies such as GM OnStar, BMW Assist and Mercedes Benz Systems.  He also has served in engineering roles at Navistar International, CAE Electronics and Paramax.

Since 2009, Isaac has been an instructor for the Society of Automotive Engineers, teaching a course titled, "A Holistic Introduction to Commercial Telematics." He received a bachelor's degree in Science in Engineering from McGill University, a bachelor's degree in Biomechanics from Concordia University, a master's degree in Engineering Management from Northwestern University and a master's degree in Biomechanics from the University of Arizona. Isaac holds 10 patents.