Firmatek has launched a software development department. The decision to invest in building internal development capabilities reflects a continued focus on offering clients better ways to visualize and utilize their data, according to the company.
Firmatek’s new department will be led by Johnathan Leppert, a senior software engineer with a wealth of experience in building geospatial data visualization tools, having previously worked for both Kespry and Airware.
The new department’s objective is to enhance the current customer experience and continue to expand Firmatek’s offerings. As technology in the industry continues to improve, including automation and machine learning, Firmatek’s investment in this new department signals a commitment to staying on the forefront of technology and providing clients a best-in-class solution.
Of the decision to launch the software development department, Firmatek President Lauren Elmore said, “We strive to remain at the forefront of innovation and technology to provide the best in precise and efficient data collection and processing to our clients. This marks a significant shift in building our abilities to maintain and improve our client experience with internal resources. These internal capabilities will allow us to better serve our clients and build the experience that they need in order to best utilize the insights we provide in their businesses.”
Leppert is a seasoned software engineer having spent most of the past four years focused on the drone industry. Leppert was one of the lead developers on Kespry’s cloud portal. He has previously worked in software development roles at Airware, LinkedIn, OpenSpace, Extole, Manta, Teleperformance and Wyred. His primary role will be developing and managing Firmatek’s client portal, focusing on data visualization tools, automation and machine learning.