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March 31, 2020

[San Francisco, USA, March 31, 2020]:, the industry leader in bluetooth-based indoor location services, announced today that the two co-founders of docoyo GmbH & Co. KG Nicolaj Kirchhof and Masanori Fujita will take the position of VP Software Engineering and VP Software Product Management, respectively. Both joined earlier this year to further expand’s software offering. 

Their work will focus on expanding two competitive differentiators of building the Simon application platform and delivering AI-based workflows that simplify how location data is consumed by enterprises, turning blue dots on a screen into actionable recommendations and data insights.

“ is well established as a leader in the location service market. We became familiar with them in 2017 as a customer and so we were able to experience the value delivers from that perspective. We were impressed by the delightful simplicity of their products right from the start. Software-defined with internet scale and the enterprise in mind.” says Nicolaj. “With Simon,’s is uniquely positioned to deliver app-centric, workflow-driven location solutions” adds Masanori. “We’re thrilled to be joining a team that has set the industry standard for quality and pioneering innovation. continues to forge ahead with a product vision and an AI and Big Data-driven roadmap while rethinking how location data is consumed.” 

Philipp von Gilsa, CEO at, commented “Nicolaj and Masanori will significantly contribute to the growth, strategic and operational development of data-based software products by leveraging their market and vertical expertise to drive the adoption of machine learning, data analytics, pattern recognition, and conversational UI. I’m excited about the new opportunities we will enjoy as a company through their contributions and the further disruption we can bring to the connected enterprise space”. 


About is the industry leader in indoor environmental, location, and occupancy services using Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth® LE). provides solutions to thousands of end-users, delivered via 500+ partners using 3+ million IoT devices in the field. Solutions from cover more than one billion sq feet and they continue to be a pioneer in the field, with a focus on Smart Buildings in Healthcare and Corporate Real Estate Spaces.’s mission is to deliver human-building interfaces that provide people with delightful, useful, and safe indoor experiences to help make buildings work for people. They want to define a new building DNA that is human-centric and build technologies that help transform buildings into indoor spaces that are useful for people in their daily journey to accomplish their goals, working or being cared for in a safe & sustainable indoor environment.

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