The RunSure team is made up of seasoned professionals drawn from multiple industries, all focused on achieving four goals:
- Providing fleets with the most advanced passive tire pressure management solution on the market today
- Extending tire life, improving fuel economy, reducing downtime and minimizing tire failure
- Partnering with our customers to improve profitability, driver experience and safety
- Manufacturing and distributing an environmentally friendly product created in the USA from raw materials sourced in the USA
Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer
David Cohen is RunSure’s Founder. He brings over 30 years of experience managing start-up and early stage companies, taking them from infancy, or merger. Companies Cohen founded include Lantana Corporation, Sonas Earth Sciences, TransactionTech and Luxury Media. He has also held senior management positions at EMC(PR) and TruSpeed. A native of Pennsylvania, Cohen attended the Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate degree and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Managing Member and Chief Financial Officer
For the past 25 years, Darden Bateau has built a career around the disciplines of finance, accounting and risk management. Darden comes to RunSure from Astra Oil Company where he occupied the role of Chief Risk Officer and was instrumental in taking the company from $5bn in sales to $20bn in sales over 7 years. Prior to Astra, Darden was a Senior Manager with Deloitte & Touche in their Global Energy Risk Management practice, where he traveled North America and Europe advising oil, gas and electricity companies on market, credit and operational risk management. Earlier in his career, Darden ran an energy derivatives trading desk for a hedge fund, he ran a mortgage backed securities trading desk for the Principal Financial Group and he was the Interest Rate Risk Manager for Bank of America Texas. Darden graduated with honors with a degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Director of Operations
Scott Mejia brings 20 years of executive level operations experience to RunSure. He has been involved at both the strategic and tactical levels in building the operational infrastructure for global dental materials companies. Most recently, Scott served as Executive Vice President for a dental materials company in the Central Coast and was involved in the turnaround and relocation of a business that nearly closed it doors in later 2011. Prior to that, he was a Senior VP and lead global operations and product development for Discus Dental, a Philips company, for 18 years. His educational background is in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton with an emphasis in Operations Management.