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VIMOC Strengthens Executive Team With Appointment of President & Chief Marketing Officer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VIMOC Technologies, an innovator of smart infrastructure solutions and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced that industry expert, Ali Sebt, has been appointed as President & Chief Marketing Officer.

Mr. Sebt previously was President of Renesas Electronics America, a division of Tokyo-based Renesas Electronics Corporation, one of the world's leading semiconductor companies. He also served as the Senior Vice President of the Japanese parent company. Mr. Sebt was responsible for Renesas' global IoT business unit based in Silicon Valley, Calif., where he provided the vision and leadership behind Renesas' development of solutions for the evolving IoT economy. At Renesas, Mr. Sebt was responsible for leading the development and global launch of Renesas' next-generation embedded solution, the Renesas Synergy Platform. Prior to Renesas, Mr. Sebt held engineering and management positions at Quickturn Design Sytems, Toshiba, AMD and Monolothic Memories.

"Ali is an experienced and trusted leader who has consistently delivered strong financial results. Under Ali's tenure at Renesas, the America's Microcontroller share grew from fifth to first place. He is uniquely qualified to promote and execute VIMOC's vision of becoming a world leader in AI-driven IoT solutions," said Tarik Hammadou, VIMOC's co-founder and CEO. "I have tremendous confidence in Ali's ability to align VIMOC's leading edge innovation with an IoT- driven strategy to establish VIMOC as a market leader."

Mr. Sebt will assume responsibility for corporate marketing and business development. He will be responsible for developing and executing VIMOC's branding and marketing strategy. He will initially focus on the demand creation engine to accelerate the company's growth with OEM and channel customers, and value-added resellers.

"The convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) is enabling customers to complement their existing business models with services that will improve and ensure their relevancy as we enter the 'smart' age. VIMOC has the focus and the discipline to combine innovation and market leadership to efficiently bridge the gap for our customers as they embark upon their smart journey," said Mr. Sebt. "I am very eager to help the company enter its next phase of growth."

VIMOC is emerging as a world leader in enabling intelligent infrastructures. The company's Rosella software platform is the engine enabling a deep learning technology framework to address many pressing inherent inefficiencies with today's infrastructures, including energy consumption, asset management, rendered services, and traffic congestion. For example, university campuses like Santa Clara University are already using VIMOC's technology to enable IoT applications for pedestrian crosswalk safety and parking garage occupancy; the City of Palo Alto, California implemented a 'Safe Routes' to School program using 45 pedestrian/bicycle counting stations; and parking garages in Redwood City, California are using the RosellaTM software to enable a smart parking garage solutions for occupancy and revenue optimization, as well as ventilation management.

VIMOC's AI-enabled IoT platform is scalable and can enable other market segments such as building and factory automation, visual inspection in manufacturing, and security services.

For further information, please see the Company's website at www.VimocTechnologies.com

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