IPMI Member News: McCain Welcomes a New Business Unit Manager to Lead Growing Parking Business
Michael Driscoll brings over 20 years of experience in parking technology market
VISTA, California, August 25, 2020 – McCain Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the SWARCO Group and a leader in the supply of advanced intelligent transportation solutions, today announced that they are adding a new member, Michael Driscoll, to head up the North American Parking Business Unit focusing on OPTIPARK® Parking Guidance and Wayfinding.
As Manager of McCain’s Parking Business Unit, Driscoll will focus on continuing the rapid growth of this unit, with a special focus on product management, project supervision, and expanding the channel partner network across North America.
Driscoll has been active in the parking technology market for over 2 decades, working up the ranks through various positions including; Field Support, Project Management, Sales & Business Development, Channel Management, Product Management and General Management. This large variety of experience, and his excellent network within the industry make Driscoll the ideal fit for this position. Driscoll’s previous experience includes rapidly growing a start-up PARCS company into one of the top performers in the industry. This experience in managing high growth is directly transferable into managing and expanding on the significant success McCain is enjoying with its parking solutions.
Driscoll with be replacing Niko Stieldorf who will be transitioning to a broader roll within McCain parent company, SWARCO. Stieldorf will ensure that operations, relationships, and processes are properly handed over throughout the course of the next few months. He will then relocate to the SWARCO Solutions Center in Berlin where he will spearhead the global rollout of MyCity, our innovative mobility platform. Stieldorf will remain in close contact with the team as OPTIPARK will soon also be delivered as one of the many solutions that the MyCity platform offers.
“Mike’s experience fits very well with McCain’s requirement to take our parking business to the next level. I am very happy with the fit and have the utmost confidence in Mike as he takes on the leadership and growth of McCain’s OPTIPARK business unit” said Stieldorf.
Greg McKhann, McCain Chief Operating Officer said, “I share Niko’s enthusiasm for what Mike Driscoll brings to McCain. I also want to wish Niko well as he transitions into his exciting new role. Niko and his team have positioned our Parking business unit for continued success.”
Driscoll comes to McCain from 20 years of experience in various parking solution companies, brings a wealth of experience to the OPTIPARK Team. Specializing in comprehensive parking access and revenue control systems (PARCS) and mobility solutions for commercial and municipal agencies, his background and understanding will undoubtedly enhance the OPTIPARK customer experience.
About McCain, Inc.
McCain, Inc. creates intelligent transportation solutions and traffic control equipment to promote safer, more mobile and livable communities. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the SWARCO Group, the San Diego-based transportation technology firm provides high-quality products and services to optimize signalized intersections, improving safety and quality of life for all road users. McCain’s innovative solutions are paving the way to the future by creating the next generation of smart city solutions and helping to prepare the infrastructure for connected and autonomous vehicles.
For more information, visit www.mccain-inc.com or Twitter @mccain_inc.
SWARCO is a global transportation technology leader dedicated to making the travel experience safer, quicker, more convenient, and environmentally sound. Headquartered in Austria, the SWARCO family celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019, honoring its expansive portfolio of urban and interurban traffic control, parking, public transport, and street lighting. SWARCO’s livable and smart city solutions include cooperative systems, infrastructure-to-vehicle communications, electromobility, and integrated software solutions. With solutions in 70 countries and more than 3,700 team members, SWARCO is leading the effort to shift conventional transportation management into the digital age.
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