Teleena Strengthens its Board of Directors with New Hire
- People Moves
- 11.04.2016 10:00 am
Teleena announced that Kim Bybjerg, one of the pioneers of the Internet of Things in Europe, will join its Board of Non-Executive Directors.
Kim Bybjerg (1962), presently Managing Director of Falck Safety Services The Netherlands and Germany, has been Director Business Development in Europe, Middle-East and Africa for Jasper Wireless, a large provider of IoT services to telecom operators. Before that he was Managing Director at JHB Group, consisting of mobile payment enabler Liquix and smart-metering company Xemex. Kim has been developing the M2M activities at Vodafone as Director M2M Northern Europe. As Managing Director M2M, Kim set up M2M business at KPN and launched and developed the partnership between KPN and Jasper. Prior to this he held various management positions in Orange, Siemens, IBM and AT&T.
“Now more and more ‘things’ are connected and managed by our platforms, Kim brings a wealth of proven leadership in Internet of Things (IoT) and specific international commercial entrepreneurship to our company,” said Marc van derHeijden, Chairman of the Board of Non-Executive Directors of Teleena.
”I am excited to join this fast-growing and innovative company and I am looking forward to help them to accelerate their business”, said Kim Bybjerg. “Teleena’s leading position in enabling Mobile Virtual Networks Operators (MVNO’s) has provided them with an ideal technological and commercial position to successfully extend their customer base to globalIoT players”.
“Teleena strongly believes in the potential of IoT related business activities and we are proud we can welcome Kim to our team,” said Timo Smit, executive director of Teleena. “The role we can play in the IoT eco-system is clear to us: integration, mobile traffic management, global connectivity, monetization, billing and provision of flexible platforms. We are driven by a will to co-create and enhance the competitive position of our customers.”
The Internet of Things is expected to become one of the growth area’s for IT and Telecom companies and will be rapidly made available to their customers with the help of enablers like Teleena. Although predictions about the magnitude are not coherent, it is expected that billions of devices will be connected via available networks throughout the world in the coming ten years.