Feb 1, 2022

David DivjakBlue Guard Innovations (BGI), the industry leader and innovator of smart boat monitoring and control technology, recently announced that David Divjak joined the company as Product Manager. In this role, he will be responsible for existing and new product definitions and feature enhancements to our maritime IoT remote monitoring product line. David will join BGI’s team at the 2022 Miami International Boat Show on February 16-20 at booth MB19L.

He will support marketing and sales efforts to deliver remote boat monitoring products to end-users and B2B customers.

“Leveraging IoT connectivity to remotely monitor the systems of a boat is the future of the marine industry,” said Divjak. “Technology of this scale delivers powerful benefits for all stakeholders in the maritime industry, and I am thrilled to be at the forefront of this development. We are listening to the needs of consumers and improving the way boaters secure, protect, and control their vessels.”

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