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Available Features:

Drive Detection & Recording

Start & stop detection with route recording

Fleet Management Solution

Get your branded mobile work-force solution

Activity Recognition

Detect walking, running, still, driving & transportation

Always-on Location

Receive 24/7 location updates without battery drain

Runs in the background

No user interaction required.

Driving Behavior Scoring & Analytics

From data to driving events to scoring & analytics - on the way

Minimal battery impact

Like a camel crossing the desert.

API & SDK as a service

Identical APIs for Android and iOS

context kit SDK location awareness

Using patented sensor-fusion technology, Tourmaline Labs calculates valuable driving data without the use of an OBD-II hardware dongle. The telematics data detected and calculated from a smartphone is comparable to hardware with the addition benefit of evaluating driver focus and concentration.

TourmalineLabs Telematics Data Detection

Our Team

Steven Pifko Steven Pifko
Dr. Steven Pifko, VP System Engineering

Steven currently serves as a Vice President of System Engineering at Tourmaline Labs. Possessing more than 10 years of experience in systems engineering, he oversees the design and implementation of sensing algorithms and control systems, product reliability, and data analysis. He gained his expertise while partaking in Stanford's CubeSat design program where he focused on sensor calibration, sensor integration, and sensor fusion. Steven holds a Master’s Degree from Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Dr. Steven Pifko, VP System Engineering

Steven currently serves as a Vice President of System Engineering at Tourmaline Labs. Possessing more than 10 years of experience in systems engineering, he oversees the design and implementation of sensing algorithms and control systems, product reliability, and data analysis. He gained his expertise while partaking in Stanford's CubeSat design program where he focused on sensor calibration, sensor integration, and sensor fusion. Steven holds a Master’s Degree from Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Eric Hall Eric Hall
Eric Hall, VP Technology

Eric serves as a Vice President of Technology at Tourmaline Labs. He has over 10 years of experience in the software and technology industry, the majority of which was spent in the Research and Development division at Qualcomm where he worked on hard real time MAC layer software for 4G cellular prototypes.
Eric received a Bachelor's degree in Science of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, he then earned a Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.
Eric Hall, VP Technology

Eric serves as a Vice President of Technology at Tourmaline Labs. He has over 10 years of experience in the software and technology industry, the majority of which was spent in the Research and Development division at Qualcomm where he worked on hard real time MAC layer software for 4G cellular prototypes.
Eric received a Bachelor's degree in Science of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, he then earned a Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.
Bob Newkirk Bob Newkirk
Bob Newkirk

Bob Newkirk is a corporate and industry digital transformation evangelist focused on building a critical mass of support for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) evolution and Smart Mobility Services that are transforming and disrupting traditional markets and status quo business models by technologically enabling “service economy” and “share economy” paradigms.
Bob Newkirk

Bob Newkirk is a corporate and industry digital transformation evangelist focused on building a critical mass of support for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) evolution and Smart Mobility Services that are transforming and disrupting traditional markets and status quo business models by technologically enabling “service economy” and “share economy” paradigms.
Dr. Lukas Kuhn Dr. Lukas Kuhn
Dr. Lukas Kuhn, CTO & Founder

Lukas is the Founder of Tourmaline Labs. As the CTO, he engineers behavior-based software solutions that enable telematics service providers to offer next-gen analytics for mobile applications. Lukas designed the Tourmaline Lab platform. It offers valuable geo-positioning, behavior analysis and telematics solutions. Prior to founding Tourmaline Labs, Lukas served at Qualcomm's Research & Development Center as Senior System Engineer developing contextual Intelligence technologies and systems designed to enhance and coordinate user outcomes. In 2010 Lukas obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Munich. Since then he has published over 35 peer-reviewed research articles, holds 14 US patents and he actively participates in number of industry related committees.
Dr. Lukas Kuhn, CTO & Founder

Lukas is the Founder of Tourmaline Labs. As the CTO, he engineers behavior-based software solutions that enable telematics service providers to offer next-gen analytics for mobile applications. Lukas designed the Tourmaline Lab platform. It offers valuable geo-positioning, behavior analysis and telematics solutions. Prior to founding Tourmaline Labs, Lukas served at Qualcomm's Research & Development Center as Senior System Engineer developing contextual Intelligence technologies and systems designed to enhance and coordinate user outcomes. In 2010 Lukas obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Munich. Since then he has published over 35 peer-reviewed research articles, holds 14 US patents and he actively participates in number of industry related committees.
Sven Beerweiler Sven Beerweiler
Sven Beerweiler, CEO & Co-Founder

Sven is the CEO and a Co-Founder of Tourmaline Labs. Sven is a serial entrepreneur with a passion to convert ideas into reality who shapes companies to reach their goals. With a desire to succeed, Sven enjoys the journey, stays calm and is prepared for a myriad of situations. A positive and levelheaded mind has helped during “difficult and dangerous” moments that he faced over the years both in business as well as a former professional motocross champion. He started, built & sold four of his previous businesses successfully.
Sven Beerweiler, CEO & Co-Founder

Sven is the CEO and a Co-Founder of Tourmaline Labs. Sven is a serial entrepreneur with a passion to convert ideas into reality who shapes companies to reach their goals. With a desire to succeed, Sven enjoys the journey, stays calm and is prepared for a myriad of situations. A positive and levelheaded mind has helped during “difficult and dangerous” moments that he faced over the years both in business as well as a former professional motocross champion. He started, built & sold four of his previous businesses successfully.
Brian Detering Brian Detering
Brian Detering, Senior Software Engineer

Brian joined Tourmaline Labs in 2015 and currently serves as Senior Software Engineer. He is currently working on our backend server and collecting data that can later be viewed and analyzed using administrative tools. Brian’s prior experience consisted of software development specifically in E-Commerce software. Brian obtained a Bachelor’s in Mathematics from the University of California, San Diego.
Brian Detering, Senior Software Engineer

Brian joined Tourmaline Labs in 2015 and currently serves as Senior Software Engineer. He is currently working on our backend server and collecting data that can later be viewed and analyzed using administrative tools. Brian’s prior experience consisted of software development specifically in E-Commerce software. Brian obtained a Bachelor’s in Mathematics from the University of California, San Diego.
Safá Moyoah Safá Moyoah
Safá Moyoah, Assistant Project Manager

Safá joined the Tourmaline Labs, Inc. team in 2015. She received a diploma in Telecommunication Technologies from the Associated Technical College-San Diego, and majored in Spanish at San Diego City College. She is currently the Assistant Project Manager.
Safá Moyoah, Assistant Project Manager

Safá joined the Tourmaline Labs, Inc. team in 2015. She received a diploma in Telecommunication Technologies from the Associated Technical College-San Diego, and majored in Spanish at San Diego City College. She is currently the Assistant Project Manager.
Dietmar Dietmar
Dietmar Lang, Head of Business Development

Dietmar Lang joined Tourmaline Labs in 2015 and currently serves as head of business development. Dietmar is an entrepreneur and International Business Development Executive with 10+ years of experience in developing and managing large scale partnerships and distribution deals for mobile & digital services. Dietmar has an MBA from the University of Minnesota.
Dietmar Lang, Head of Business Development

Dietmar Lang joined Tourmaline Labs in 2015 and currently serves as head of business development. Dietmar is an entrepreneur and International Business Development Executive with 10+ years of experience in developing and managing large scale partnerships and distribution deals for mobile & digital services. Dietmar has an MBA from the University of Minnesota.
Bernhard Limberg Bernhard Limberg
Bernhard Limberg, Director of Global Operations and Head of European Business Development

Bernhard has 10 years of experience in business management. He studied at the University of Applied Sciences Krems in Austria where he obtained a Master’s degree. He serves as the Director of Global Operations for Tourmaline Labs, Inc. He speaks four languages is executing strategic operating plans and objectives for the long term future of Tourmaline Labs, Inc. globally.
Bernhard Limberg, Director of Global Operations and Head of European Business Development

Bernhard has 10 years of experience in business management. He studied at the University of Applied Sciences Krems in Austria where he obtained a Master’s degree. He serves as the Director of Global Operations for Tourmaline Labs, Inc. He speaks four languages is executing strategic operating plans and objectives for the long term future of Tourmaline Labs, Inc. globally.
Mychael Zuniga Mychael Zuniga
Mychael Zuniga, Software Engineer

Mychael is a full stack software engineer with a passion for writing clean and modular code. He has a passion to drive best practices and code efficiency. Most of all, he loves being part of a team of other talented engineers converting visions into realities.
Mychael Zuniga, Software Engineer

Mychael is a full stack software engineer with a passion for writing clean and modular code. He has a passion to drive best practices and code efficiency. Most of all, he loves being part of a team of other talented engineers converting visions into realities.
Dr. Adriaan Lightenberg Dr. Adriaan Lightenberg
Prof. Dr. Adriaan Lightenberg, Advisor

Adriaan serves as an Advisor at Tourmaline Labs. His career began at Bell Laboratories, where he led the Image System Group and played a key role in defining the JPEG and MPEG standards.
Dr. Ligtenberg Co-Founded C-cube Microsystems and then later founded Storm Technology. he currently serves as the Chairman of IceHouse, an engineering and design firm that builds full-featured mobile applications.
Prof. Dr. Adriaan Lightenberg, Advisor

Adriaan serves as an Advisor at Tourmaline Labs. His career began at Bell Laboratories, where he led the Image System Group and played a key role in defining the JPEG and MPEG standards.
Dr. Ligtenberg Co-Founded C-cube Microsystems and then later founded Storm Technology. he currently serves as the Chairman of IceHouse, an engineering and design firm that builds full-featured mobile applications.
Christoph Stüber Christoph Stuber
Christoph Stüber, Senior Software Engineer

Christoph obtained his masters in computer science at the TU-Berlin, Germany. He worked in research for video-compression and automotive safety systems. Following he worked as a freelance consultant for various startups and corporations. He has more than 10 years experience in software-engineering.
Christoph Stüber, Senior Software Engineer

Christoph obtained his masters in computer science at the TU-Berlin, Germany. He worked in research for video-compression and automotive safety systems. Following he worked as a freelance consultant for various startups and corporations. He has more than 10 years experience in software-engineering.
Svetoslav Stoyanov Svetoslav Stoyanov
Svetoslav Stoyanov, Website and Internet Services

Svetoslav is currently providing website and internet services for Tourmaline Labs, Inc. With over 8 years of experience as SEO specialist and Web developer, he is taking care of Tourmaline Labs, Inc web presence. He is a Google Analytics and Adwords certified professional.
Svetoslav Stoyanov, Website and Internet Services

Svetoslav is currently providing website and internet services for Tourmaline Labs, Inc. With over 8 years of experience as SEO specialist and Web developer, he is taking care of Tourmaline Labs, Inc web presence. He is a Google Analytics and Adwords certified professional.
Casey Littleton Casey Littleton
Casey Littleton, Telematics industry expert

Telematics industry expert Casey Littleton joins Tourmalinelabs,
20 years of experience in the Telematics / IoT Industry and a track record of building Telematics businesses, drive sales, product development and industry expertise second to non makes him a perfect fit for Tourmalinelabs innovative telematics technology.
Prior to joining Tourmalinelabs / BetterWays, Casey was Global Product Manager – Telematics at HERC (Hertz Equipment Rental) where he was recruited to build and lead a new business unit to equip HERC’s global fleet with Telematics. Previously, he was a the Business Development Manager for NetworkFleet (now Verizon Telematics) where he developed new revenue opportunity with data sales partnerships doubling unit revenue in first two years and managing all external partnerships. Over Casey’s career he has worked with the pioneers’ and industry leaders in Telematics holding various Director and Sales roles at: WebTech/BSM, @Road (Trimble) and Teletrac.
Casey holds a BS in Economics from University of San Francisco and severed in the United State Naval Reserves for 13 years.
Casey Littleton, Telematics industry expert

Telematics industry expert Casey Littleton joins Tourmalinelabs,
20 years of experience in the Telematics / IoT Industry and a track record of building Telematics businesses, drive sales, product development and industry expertise second to non makes him a perfect fit for Tourmalinelabs innovative telematics technology.
Prior to joining Tourmalinelabs / BetterWays, Casey was Global Product Manager – Telematics at HERC (Hertz Equipment Rental) where he was recruited to build and lead a new business unit to equip HERC’s global fleet with Telematics. Previously, he was a the Business Development Manager for NetworkFleet (now Verizon Telematics) where he developed new revenue opportunity with data sales partnerships doubling unit revenue in first two years and managing all external partnerships. Over Casey’s career he has worked with the pioneers’ and industry leaders in Telematics holding various Director and Sales roles at: WebTech/BSM, @Road (Trimble) and Teletrac.
Casey holds a BS in Economics from University of San Francisco and severed in the United State Naval Reserves for 13 years.
Aileen Barrios Aileen Barrios
Aileen Barrios, Design Associate

Aileen is the Design Associate at Tourmaline Labs, Inc. She assists with the design of websites and apps, in addition to working on social media and creating high quality graphics for posting. She is studying Business Administration at Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala.
Aileen Barrios, Design Associate

Aileen is the Design Associate at Tourmaline Labs, Inc. She assists with the design of websites and apps, in addition to working on social media and creating high quality graphics for posting. She is studying Business Administration at Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala.
Cedric Cedric
Cédric Malka, Software Lead iOS

Cédric is the lead iOS developer at Tourmaline Labs, Inc. He obtained a Master’s degree in Computer Science & Robotics at IMERIR (Institut Méditerranéen d’Etudes et de Recherches en Informatique et Robotique), Perpignan, France. He has more than 8 years of experience in mobile development & start-ups.
Cédric Malka, Software Lead iOS

Cédric is the lead iOS developer at Tourmaline Labs, Inc. He obtained a Master’s degree in Computer Science & Robotics at IMERIR (Institut Méditerranéen d’Etudes et de Recherches en Informatique et Robotique), Perpignan, France. He has more than 8 years of experience in mobile development & start-ups.
Fabrice Gagneux Fabrice Gagneux
Fabrice Gagneux, Software Lead Android

Fabrice obtained his Master’s degree in Physics in a french engineering school. He worked for several years in research on 3D audio and sound perception mainly for the automotive industry. He then decided to focus on computer science, first by developing audio softwares and then in mobile field. He is now a senior software engineer with 10 years of experience. He is an iOS specialist working as consultant through his own company.
Fabrice Gagneux, Software Lead Android

Fabrice obtained his Master’s degree in Physics in a french engineering school. He worked for several years in research on 3D audio and sound perception mainly for the automotive industry. He then decided to focus on computer science, first by developing audio softwares and then in mobile field. He is now a senior software engineer with 10 years of experience. He is an iOS specialist working as consultant through his own company.
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