In 2010, our founders combined their experience in intelligent transportation systems to form Kritek, the company behind the Klover Smart Transportation Platform.

Klover Leadership

Pawan Kharbanda


Pawan has a more than 15 years experience in Project Management, Software Development and integration of Enterprise Systems. Most of his experience is with the Transportation and Transit industry. He has worked for CDOT ITS, helping them build the Colorado Traffic Management Systems (CTMS) system. He has a vast amount of experience at all levels in working with ITS devices like Dynamic Message Signs, RTMS’s, Toll Tag readers, Ramp meters etc. His extensive experience in analysis, development, design, implementation, testing and maintenance of various commercial applications makes him the leader you want to work with. When Pawan is not behind a desk he follows professional football (Broncos), Cricket (Indian Cricket Team) and Soccer. Pawan enjoys golf and family vacations with his wife Nisha and son Krish.

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Jason Westra


Jason has over 20 years designing multi-tenant, Cloud, IoT, and Big Data platforms. His passion is building intelligent transportation systems, which he has done now for more than a decade. In 1999, he founded Evolution Hosting, a PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) company where he participated at all levels of product and business development. Later, he joined CSC (Computer Sciences Corp) where he was given the prestigious CSC Technical Excellence Award for his part in designing Colorado’s Traffic Management System. Jason takes advantage of living here in Colorado and skis, bikes, or rock climbs every chance he gets away from the office.

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Hari Chandrasekhar

IoT Platform Lead

Hari has over 12 years experience in designing, building, and supporting production intelligent transportation systems. He is the lead architect of Klover’s IoT platform where he heads all aspects of the platform’s security, scalability, protocol support, and adapter SDKs. He also oversees the Klover IoT labs where his team tests devices such as signs, radar, wireless readers, and more for integration into the Klover platform. Outside of work Hari enjoys spending time with friends and family and is involved in recreational sports.

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Heather Cepeda

Product Manager

Heather joined the Klover team as Product Manager and works with her developers and customers to ensure Klover continually incorporates exciting and valuable new features. She has 10+ years expertise in a diverse range of product-lines and industries which gives her key insights into business-friendly features that make Klover distinct from other technology-focused platforms. You’ll always find a shoe calendar at her desk along with at least 3 pairs of heels under it. Outside of work Heather enjoys attending shows and sporting events (Broncos) and vacationing with her husband.

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Mike Wislocki

Sr. Architect

Mike joined Klover near it's inception as a key part of Klover's cloud and global strategies. His background in the banking industry has made him uniquely skilled in security, mobile design, and internationalization and he leads the designs on each for the Klover Platform.

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Josh Gipper

UI/UX Designer

After working 12 years in branding then government services industry, Josh joined Kritek to lead our user interface and experience design efforts. He earned a bachelor of fine arts in graphic design from the University of Iowa where he developed a human centered approach to design and cultivated strong development skills along the way. Josh pushes our team to deploy innovative experiences that have uncovered novel approaches to fulfilling customer needs.

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