Spireon Expands To India

Irvine-based telematics company Spireon said today that it is expanding into India, and has hired 40 engineers in Bengaluru, to help it with its product innovation and engineering capacity. Acording to the company, the new unit--Spireon Telematics India--will be headed by Pranab Das. Bengalaru is part of India's equivalent of Silicon Valley. Spireon said the new unit folds in all of the employees of a managed service provider it has been partnered with for the past five years in India. The company said that team originally started with just seven engineers, growing to 40, all of whom are joining as Spireon employees.