SmartDrive Names Product Chief

San Diego-based SmartDrive Systems, which develops technology and associate services for managing vehicle fleet safety, announced today that it has hired Jason Palmer as its Chief Product Officer. Palmer has previously served at, Qualcomm, Now Software, Clientele Software, and Tut Systems. SmartDrive is venture backed by Clarium Edelson Ventures, Founders Fund, New Enterprise Associates, Oak Investment Partners, Revolution Ventures, and Western Technology Investment.