April 02, 2018

WaterSmart Appoints New CEO to Drive Market Expansion

San Francisco, CA — WaterSmart Software, the best-in-class customer engagement and data analytics platform provider for water utilities, today announced the appointment of Kevin Kern as Chief Executive Officer.

Kevin is tasked with scaling the WaterSmart business and leads the team to drive customer engagement and improve operational efficiency for municipal and investor-owned water utilities globally. Kevin has more than 20 years of sales experience with high growth software companies and prior to WaterSmart Kevin served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Innotas, Inc. which he successfully sold to PlanView in 2016. Kevin joined Innotas from TIBCO Corporation where he served as Vice President of Sales for the Western US and Mexico. He is also credited for increasing the customer base more than 120 percent while building revenue and services growth more than 300 percent in Mexico. Prior to TIBCO, Kevin worked at Salesforce.com and Oracle Corp. in executive sales management roles. Kevin is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Political Science.

“WaterSmart is delighted to welcome Kevin Kern as our new CEO. Kevin’s experience building sales teams and growing revenues at some of the most important technology companies in the world will serve us well as we continue to expand our product portfolio and market expansion,” said Peter Yolles, Founder of WaterSmart.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to join WaterSmart and build on the tremendous success the company has accomplished in the past few years,” said Kevin Kern, CEO of WaterSmart. “WaterSmart’s leading customer engagement and analytics platform for water utilities has clearly differentiated itself in the market and as smart meter adoption continues to grow, the opportunity for the company has never been more promising.”

About WaterSmart Software

WaterSmart Software provides intelligence beyond the meter to make the lives of water utility managers easier. Water providers using WaterSmart’s cloud-based, customer self-service and engagement platform have been proven to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, and increase customer satisfaction by more than 25%. WaterSmart is a winner of the globally coveted World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers Award for their potential to “significantly impact business and society through the design, development and implementation of new technologies and innovation.” Come help us change the way the world uses water. 


Ali Barsamian, WaterSmart Software – (415-366-8622 x 819): abarsamian@watersmart.com