History and Team

“I have this problem.”


 

Elevat began in 2015 within the walls of Western Integrated Technologies. Bill Hill and Adam Livesay recognized a pattern in the marketplace for customers needing insight and knowledge into their high valued industrial assets. They realized there was a better way to manage these machines through real-time data collection, thus began the inception of elevat to effectively solve these key business problems.

Our mission is enabling customers to embrace the future and realize the value of IoT. Connecting the industrial ecosystem of OEMs and end users with better information, we’re empowering them to become increasingly efficient and avoid costly breakdowns resulting in maximize machinery lifespans and performance.

We’re uncompromised and focused on delivering value to our end customers and feel it’s not just an opportunity, but a responsibility to move into the next industrial revolution.

Team

William Hill

Founder and CEO


William co-founded elevat with Adam Livesay in 2015 to satisfy customer demand for an industrial IoT platform providing realtime asset management.

Moving to the US from Australia in 1977, he purchased Hydraulic Components Company, Inc. in 1986. He’s completed ten acquisitions since. Over the course of 30 years, he built the largest distributor in the western US providing fluid power, mechanical and electrical controls and software solutions. Renamed Western Integrated Technologies in 2004, he led its expansion to offices in 12 states and one US Territory.

Adam Livesay

Founder and CRO


Adam Co-founded elevat with William Hill in 2015. As CRO, he identifies growth opportunities, ensures customer success and builds long-term multi-divisional relationships with enterprise customers. He also secures investment from strategic partners.

Prior to elevat, Adam lead the Electronic Controls & Software Division at Western Integrated Technologies. In this role, he oversaw the development of successful Industrial IoT solutions.

Jeb Garcia

Director of Engineering


Jeb joined elevat in 2018. As Director of Engineering, he is focused on building out a world class product and engineering team that will disrupt the Industrial market.

Prior to elevat, Jeb was at Hitachi where he spent 9 years leading multiple engineering teams that spanned geographically. In this role, he launched Hitachi’s Industrial IoT Platform named Lumada from inception to recently being awarded #1 Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms.

Machines
are now
able
to talk

“IoT is transforming the industrial marketplace. Machines are now able to talk and give us more information, driving new business models. Elevat is going to help connect with industrial machines to make them more valuable than ever.”

— Adam Livesay, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer