March 1, 2023

Device Authority welcomes new VP to continue US Automotive growth

stas mintowt appointed as vp of sakes and bd for automotive north america

Global leader in IoT device lifecycle management, Device Authority has today welcomed Stas Mintowt to its growing team in North America.

Stas, who joins as VP of Sales & BD for Automotive North America, brings extensive experience in Enterprise Software Solutions in the automotive and transportation sector having also held senior positions at Samsung Harman and Cerence. He has worked extensively with both vehicle manufacturers and aftermarket service providers in areas ranging from IoT and cybersecurity through to automated cabin monitoring, Advanced Driving Assist Systems (ADAS), navigation, Software-Over-The-Air (SOTA), and speech and voice authentication.

Commenting on his appointment to Device Authority, Stas said, “Having experienced the rapid advancement in technology within many different aspects of the automotive and transportation worlds, I am in a unique position to understand both the security challenges and potential risks that vulnerabilities can create if they are not properly addressed.”

“The growth of electric vehicles and the developments we are seeing in autonomous vehicles within the industry as well as farther afield mean that the focus must now firmly be on securing every aspect of the connected device lifecycle in order to establish trust and mitigate risk.”

“I am looking forward to joining Device Authority at an exciting time in the company’s journey.”

Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority added, “Increasing security regulations within the automotive industry means that the spotlight is firmly on the securing of IoT environments and connected machines in order to mitigate significant safety, alongside business and financial risks. Stas’ calibre within this sector and his breadth of experience within this space make him the ideal person to build on our already strong foothold in this area.”

Claire Tennant