CONTROLTEC® is a provider of telematics-based data acquisition,
management, and analysis services to the transportation industry.

What we do

CONTROLTEC® transforms product development by providing data-driven solutions for systems engineering, validation, warranty reduction and certification. We are a group of seasoned industry veterans (and some pretty clever young people) who believe there's a better way to approach the challenges facing today's automotive engineering industry. Utilizing centuries of combined vehicle testing and controls experience, CONTROLTEC® merges information technology and engineering, data analysis and software development to help companies navigate through increasing systems complexity and the dynamically changing regulatory environment.

We currently serve a diverse client base of transportation manufacturing companies around the world with industry-leading software, hardware, consulting services and certification assistance. Clients consistently offer high praise for our innovative spirit and responsiveness while experiencing product quality and development efficiency gains.



Inspired by the challenges facing the global product development efforts facing most OEMs and with an acute awareness of the rapidly evolving technologies available, CONTROLTEC® was formed by these Industry veterans to radically impact the Safety, Quality and Performance of vehicles worldwide. The leadership team represents broad and deep automotive expertise in such areas as Tier 1 supplier ownership/management, powertrain development and calibration, software design and development, fuel economy and emissions analytics, and finance.

Dave Ploucha
Dave Ploucha
President & CEO
Bill Leisenring
Bill Leisenring

David Ploucha, President & CEO of CONTROLTEC®, co-founded the company in 2009. Ploucha’s automotive roots run four generations deep, and his passion for powertrain excellence fuels his relentless drive to advance the state of the art.

Ploucha’s 17-year career at Chrysler’s powertrain division included assignments in hardware development, durability testing, algorithm design, calibration, certification and validation, as well as key roles in the development and launch of multiple Chrysler powertrains. He is recognized as an industry leader in the design, performance and compliance of diagnostic and safety systems, and is frequently called upon to lead discussions on global integration and feasibility on these topics. Ploucha’s breadth and depth of experience in such areas as transmissions, engines, OBD, and electronic throttle safety controls and calibration afford him unique insight and perspective when tackling vehicle systems testing and data analysis challenges.

Ploucha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and also a Master’s degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Bill Leisenring co-founded CONTROLTEC® in 2009 and currently leads all of the company’s product development and light duty operations. Bill has significant expertise in internal combustion engine principles and emissions control, catalyst and diagnostic systems. He spent thirteen years as an engineer and manager in product development at Ford and Chrysler, working in powertrain development with a focus on system reliability, engine and diagnostic systems.

Bill has several patents and papers on powertrain control, calibration and diagnostics. He earned a BSEE at Michigan Technological University and a MSEE at The Ohio State University as a Center for Automotive Research Fellow.


Our technology partners are the engines that drive CT. Together, we work tirelessly to enable CT's products to work faster, better and more efficiently for our customers. We salute them and thank them for all that they do and how they do it.

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Telefonica
  • Campbell Marketing & Communications
  • Roush
  • Oracle
  • Verizon

Our Clients


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Please direct mail inquiries to the address listed below.

999 Republic Dr.
Allen Park, MI 48101
Tel: (313) 228-0401