BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bsquare Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR) today announced that wireless and technology executive, Mary Jesse, has been appointed as a member of the company's board of directors to fill a current vacancy. Jesse will serve as class I director, and as such, her term of office will expire at the company's 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Jesse brings more than 30 years of executive experience in the technology sector including serving as Board Chair, Director, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, Vice-President, and founder.
Bsquare CEO Jerry Chase stated, "Bsquare is thrilled to have Mary join the board of directors. She brings a demonstrated and successful track record of building and nurturing technology companies. We believe she will help to further strengthen our strategic vision and approach to the IoT market with our DataV IoT software offering. Mary will be a great addition to the board and be a strong contributor to the company's culture of teamwork and innovation."
Biography for Mary Jesse
Mary Jesse is a technology executive, strategist, inventor and pioneer in the wireless, virtual reality and product development arenas. From 2015 to present, she has served as Chief Strategy Officer for VRstudios, a global virtual reality company based in Bellevue, Washington. Jesse oversees VRstudios' product and content development, as well as pivotal industry partner and developer relationships and initiatives.
Her past roles include founder and CEO of Ivycorp, co-founder and CTO of RadioFrame Networks, VP of Strategic Technology for McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., and VP of Technology Development for AT&T Wireless.
Jesse volunteers her time to support STEM education, promote documentary films and mentor girls and women in business. Jesse frequently speaks and writes on technology, business and entrepreneurship.
She served on the board of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network and Washington State University's Executive Advisory Committee and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Washington, Bothell school of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
A licensed professional engineer, Jesse holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Utah and an MS in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University, in addition to having authored more than a dozen patents.
For more than two decades, Bsquare has helped its customers extract business value from a broad array of physical assets by making them intelligent, connecting them, and using the data they generate to optimize business processes. Bsquare DataV software solutions can be deployed by a wide variety of enterprises to create business-focused Internet of Things (IoT) systems that more effectively monitor device data, automate processes, predict events and produce better business outcomes. Bsquare goes a step further by coupling its purpose-built DataV software with comprehensive analytic and engineering services that help organizations of all types make IoT a business reality. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.
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