Blockchain Cited As Polaris Transportation Group Names Dave Brajkovich CTObr>
Freight company Polaris Transportation Group of Ontario, Canada has appointed Dave Brajkovich as chief technology officer, a newly created position. Since 2015, Brajkovich served on Polaris’s board of directors. He will be based out of the Polaris head office facility in Mississauga, ON and will report directly to president Dave Cox.
As CTO, Brajkovich will have key accountabilities for leading and maintaining a robust technical ecosystem for the Polaris Transportation Group. One of the first steps will be to align with a newly formed road map for scalable growth. Emphasis will be placed on bleeding edge technologies such as robotic process automation, AI, and blockchain.
“Dave is an excellent fit to complement our future growth plans,” said Cox. “Our enhanced technology framework will be a critical element in further expanding our footprint in North America and beyond.
Brajkovich’s educational background includes a diploma in production engineering from George Brown, followed up by specialized university programs at York University in Toronto, Darden’s School of Business at the University of Virginia, and several ITIL leadership certifications.
Recent positions held include executive director roles with Sun Life Canada, Air Liquide and Dynacare Labs, where his focus was on IT technology foundations and business application synergies.
“This opportunity gives me the ability to create positive change in an industry that will continue to get more sophisticated in the management of customers’ supply chains,” said Brajkovich. “Polaris is at a size where it can quickly adapt to the changes necessary to implement ground breaking technologies. It will be an exciting time for me and Polaris. The immediate future includes the creation of a digital lab at our head office and on-boarding talented young minds to help us on our aggressive path to even greater success at the Polaris Group of Companies.”