Technology consulting group CLS LLC recently announced that it has named David Ladner executive director and partner to the company. Ladner brings more than 20 years of experience in transportation and wireless technology to his new role at CLS LLC. Before joining the company, he founded PeopleNet Communications Corporation, where he served in many capacities -- including raising capital, assembling a management team and board of directors, mobilizing resources to develop and deliver a cost-effective product to the marketplace, and managing a number of operating functions, including sales, marketing, finance, customer service and product management.

 Ladner also worked for Genesys Software. Most recently, he co-founded and served as chairman and CEO of RTT Mobile Interpretation. Ladner remains involved in the wireless communications arena, currently serving as chairman of the board at Predictive Weather, Inc.

 “As CLS LLC expands its lead in the transportation technology consulting space, we are committed to bringing top talent to the group, and providing our clients with the most intelligent, experienced talent in the market,” said Christian Schenk, president, CLS LLC. “David’s background and experience makes him the perfect person to partner with in this new and exciting venture. With extensive experience in both the transportation and wireless industries, he brings exactly the right knowledge and expertise that our clients want and need.”

 “CLS LLC is in a leading position within the transportation technology marketplace, and has successfully defined and rapidly grown an entirely new category of consulting services,” said Ladner. “I am excited to help lead such an innovative and transformational company, with such incredible potential for growth.”