Mario Proietti is a co-founder and CEO of Locance, overseeing the establishment of Locance as an award-winning leader for cloud-based gaming geolocation compliance and IoT asset monitoring. Mario has spearheaded initiatives at Locance to establish the company as a premier Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) provider.
Prior to Locance, Mario was a co-founder and CEO of TechnoCom Corporation, a pioneer in location services for E9-1-1 and mission-critical enterprise applications. Previously, he worked as Director of Advanced Development at AirTouch Teletrac, where he led R&D activities for its groundbreaking mobile location services. He also oversaw FCC regulatory initiatives for Teletrac's use of spectrum for location monitoring services, presenting before offices of the FCC, NTIA, Congress, and the White House. Earlier, Mario held leadership positions at GM Hughes Electronics, in the Communications Systems Division of the Ground Systems Group, working on a number of first of their kind wireless and location systems using spread spectrum technology.
Mario held supervisory and operations positions at Consolidated Edison and American Express prior to joining Hughes. He earned his MSEE from the University of Southern California and BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He holds numerous patents related to wireless location methods and systems. Mario has served on the Editorial Advisory Board of GPS World Magazine and was the founding chairman of the Wireless Network Issues Committee of the E9-1-1 Institute. He has been an active member of the CTIA, participating in the Smart Cities Working Group, Privacy Working Group and conference panels.