Mario Proietti is a co-founder and CEO of LocationSmart. He has overseen the company’s establishment as an industry leader in location based services as a supplier of infrastructure to wireless carriers and cloud-based services to enterprises. Prior to LocationSmart, Mario worked as Director of Advanced Development at AirTouch Teletrac, where he led R&D activities for its groundbreaking mobile location services. In this position, he oversaw FCC regulatory initiatives concerning the use of spectrum for location monitoring services and presented before Congress, the White House, FCC and NTIA.
Mario is now a member of the CTIA Privacy Working Group and IAPP. He is also on the Editorial Advisory Board of GPS World Magazine and was a founding chairman for the Wireless Network Issues Committee of the E9-1-1 Institute. Recently, he wrote a chapter on cellular location technologies for a book on location technologies entitled “Beacon Technologies: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Beacosystem.”