Streetline, Inc., a global leader in wireless sensor enabled smart city solutions, announced today that veteran SAP senior executive Zia Yusuf has joined the company as President & CEO, while founder Tod Dykstra has moved to fill a key position as Vice President Product Management and Services.
Prior to joining Streetline, Mr. Yusuf served as Executive Vice President at SAP AG and a member of the companyâ€™s Executive Leadership Team. Most recently he founded and led SAPâ€™s Global Ecosystem & Partner Group where he was chartered with building and enabling an open ecosystem of software, technology, services and channel partners as well as the award winning SAP online Community Network. Before joining SAP, Yusuf was with the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he worked on M&A and corporate finance transactions. Before that he was with the World Bank Group working on health care issues in Southern Africa and infrastructure projects in South Asia & Indochina. Mr. Yusuf holds an MS in International Relations from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is also an Associate Consulting Professor at the Stanford University School of Design (the â€œDâ€ School).
â€œLeveraging sensor networks to connect the physical world to smart applications that can be used by companies, cities and consumers is now a reality and has the potential to change how people work and live,â€ said Yusuf. â€œI am delighted to join the Streetline team and look forward to extending the companyâ€™s technology leadership as we explore new ways to provide value to our customers both in the US and worldwide.â€