IMS Named One of Canada's Top Small and Medium Employers

WATERLOO, ON, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), a leading global connected car and telematics solution provider, is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Canada's Top Small and Medium Employers for 2017. Canada's Top Small and Medium Employers program recognizes small and medium enterprises that offer the nation's best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies.

Based on IMS' award-winning DriveSync® connected car platform, IMS offers innovative connected car services and solutions that ensure drivers are safer, smarter and greener. Whether incenting safer driving behavior with insurance discounts; ensuring safer, better maintained roads with advanced road usage charging technology; or ensuring piece of mind with intelligent roadside assistance, smart vehicle servicing and driver coaching services, IMS' solution portfolio is purposefully engineered to improve society at large.

"Our vision and values play a very important role in our organization," said Dr. Otman Basir, CEO and Founder at IMS. "Our employees understand that what they are doing has its greatest impact on people's lives."

IMS recently reached the 140 employee mark, growing operations in Canada, United States and Europe with open, collaborative work environments that foster innovation and creativity. IMS invests heavily in innovation, which is supported by on-going Vision lunches with the CEO to discuss technology direction; monthly Innovation Talks featuring inspiring guest speakers; and regular internal focus groups and agile, flexible workstream approaches to foster continuous quality and improvement. The creative work environment includes a lounge and games room, "Breakfast Wednesday's" including local chef-inspired meals, summer flex hours and numerous social events that celebrate IMS' successes.

"The organization proudly celebrates a very diverse employee base with over 40% female employees," said Jeoff Shiekh, Chief Corporate Officer at IMS. "Furthermore, our commitment to employee mentoring and personal growth opportunities resulted in 22 internal promotions while the number of employees grew by 18% in the last 12 months."

"What we're doing is important not only for our business, but it also helps people," said Dale Scott, Lead Engineer at IMS, a tenured employee who has been with the company for over 12 years. "It makes roads safer, reduces accidents and helps people become better drivers."

More information about IMS and Canada's Top Small and Medium Employers is available online at

About Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS)
IMS is a leader in connected car technology that enables drivers to be safer, smarter and greener. The unique approach of converging in-car infotainment, automotive telematics and wireless technology has resulted in an impressive range of solutions. From insurance and government, to fleets and everyday drivers, IMS technology revolutionizes industries. For more information, visit

SOURCE Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.

For further information: Brian Halk, Director, Marketing, IMS, 519.883.2956 or


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