About KLATU Networks

KLATU Networks, Inc. designs, develops and markets wireless sensor network solutions that help Life Science companies optimize the management of cold storage assets and other mission critical laboratory equipment. Our products enable our customers to manage risk, reduce operating costs, achieve energy savings and sustain near-zero breakdown performance by transforming traditional "fail and fix" maintenance practices to "predict and prevent" methodologies.

We work collaboratively and build strong relationships with our customers --incorporating the intelligence of our applications into new best-practices that our customers rely upon to achieve higher levels of efficiency and performance. We also leverage our skills and experience by offering custom engineering design and development services to partners who wish to establish new lines of business or enable new service offerings.

The KLATU Team

KLATU’s CEO, Rick Kriss, is an industry veteran with 25 years of prior experience in the field of IT networks and he was an early participant in the development of international standards for wireless sensor networks. While CEO of a prior company, Frost and Sullivan recognized his technical achievements with an award for the Most Innovative Product of the Year in the field wireless sensor application frameworks. As a co-founder of KLATU, Rick brings more than a decade of experience working with cold-chain applications in the Life Sciences industry.

KLATU’s Director of Field Operations and Customer Services, Peter Larsson, has a background in biochemistry and brings over 15 years of experience in the domain of wireless sensor networking. He has designed and managed the installation and maintenance of hundreds of wireless sensor installations, both domestically and internationally. Thanks to his wide breadth of skills and competencies, this co-founder of KLATU also brings significant experience in the areas of system integration, project management, training, and customer support.

KLATU’s Chief Software Architect, Chris Exline, has been designing and developing software for over 15 years. As a co-founder of the company, he directs the development of the TRAXX System, facilitates the integration with partner systems, and works closely with customer IT groups to ensure painless deployments of the TRAXX System. Prior to KLATU, Chris was working at a defense contractor company. He brings aspects of command and control, situational awareness, and the mission critical nature of military systems to the TRAXX System.