BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced Kirk Byles has been promoted to Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Byles, who previously served as FreeWave's Vice President of North America Sales, will lead business development and company growth initiatives across FreeWave's global markets.
"Kirk has made a big impact on FreeWave during his short time in charge of North American Sales and we are excited to move him into an expanded leadership role," said Kim Niederman, CEO at FreeWave. "With his experience leading global sales and strategic business development programs, Kirk is an important asset in our efforts to capture the industrial IoT solutions market as we focus on expanding our sales channels around the world."
Byles is a veteran sales leader with a strong track record of growing businesses across global markets in the technology sector. He has expansive technical experience in wireless broadband technologies and cybersecurity. With the transition of Byles into his new role, the company remains dedicated to its commitment of providing premium service to customers around the world.
"There are incredible opportunities for company growth in this dynamic and evolving marketplace," said Byles. "I am excited to help FreeWave bring its world-class industrial IoT offerings to positively impact our customers on a global scale."
FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com) is a leading provider of wireless Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions that deliver reliable access to data for leading companies in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) markets. As the #1 provider of wireless IIoT to the oil and gas industry, FreeWave's fast, flexible and easy-to-deploy solutions streamline connectivity over long distances to also create significant operational efficiencies for government, defense and UAV/Drone contractors, agriculture equipment manufacturers, energy and smart grid networks, municipalities and more. With 20-plus years of experience in the M2M market and millions of radios deployed in the field, customers repeatedly turn to FreeWave to maximize their value in connecting M2M devices to optimize real-time decision making.