VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), the leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Jim Ryan has been appointed Senior Vice President, Strategic Partner Growth, effective immediately. Mr. Ryan has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in global telecoms and technology, including with large operators in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Ryan will report directly to Kent Thexton, President and CEO.
“Jim brings strong experience building businesses within large carriers and early stage IoT environments,” said Mr. Thexton. “His focus on acquiring, aligning and maximizing the impact of our strategic partnerships in the Cloud, Analytics and System Integrator ecosystem is essential to delivering industry-leading IoT solutions.”
Mr. Ryan joins Sierra Wireless from Zipit Wireless, where he served as Vice President of IoT Products and Partnerships since 2017. Prior to that, he spent a decade helping numerous start-up and early stage SaaS companies capitalize on mobile ecosystem growth opportunities and held senior leadership positions with AT&T and Sprint in the U.S. and O2 in Europe.
Mr. Ryan earned his MBA from Indiana University and an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics from Binghamton University.
About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW) is an IoT pioneer, empowering businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected economy. Customers Start with Sierra because we offer a device-to-cloud solution, comprised of embedded and networking solutions seamlessly integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and enterprises worldwide rely on our expertise in delivering fully integrated solutions to reduce complexity, turn data into intelligence and get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra Wireless has more than 1,300 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.
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