Company Leadership

Michael Brown

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Brown joined Rhino Fleet Tracking in January 2016 as president and COO, and currently sits as Rhino’s CEO. He brings to this role 25 years of experience in strategic planning, product development, marketing, and business development. Holding executive leadership positions in fleet tracking and mobile resource management pioneers HighwayMaster, and later Aether Systems, he helped to dramatically grow their product offerings, partnerships, and recurring revenue. Mr. Brown holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University, and an MBA with high distinction from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Steven Van Ooyen

Founder, Board Member, Advisor

Mr. Van Ooyen founded Rhino Fleet Tracking with a group of angel investors in 2007.  With the 2020 majority investment by Accel-KKR, Mr. Van Ooyen’s now influences the direction of the company’s technical expertise and advancement in the fleet management, field service enablement, and tracking marketplace. His ability to direct the development of highly usable cloud-based software products has been honed through extensive use, design, development, service and testing experiences. Before joining Rhino Fleet Tracking, Steven led a team of designers and developers transforming Verizon’s legacy financial, time reporting and project management systems into user-friendly and effective web-based applications. Prior to his work at Verizon, Steven designed, maintained and developed networked applications for CTX Mortgage and e-Instruction.  Mr. Van Ooyen has additional responsibilities advising AKKR’s other interest in the field service and fleet tracking marketplace.