FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ubicquia, the global leader in smart city, small cell and smart grid solutions that make cities smarter, safer and more connected, today announced the hire of Stephen Patak as Chief Revenue Officer. Patak will oversee worldwide revenue across Ubicquia’s smart city, connectivity, and smart grid sectors, leading Ubicquia’s growing sales and channel partner organizations.
With extensive experience in driving profitable growth in both developed and emerging markets, Patak previously served as Senior Vice President and GM of the Americas for HERE Technologies. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Vice President of the Americas for Extreme Networks and spent 15 years at Cisco, where he was instrumental in building global sales teams. During his last 5 years at Cisco, he was the Managing Director for Cisco’s Service Provider Business in Asia Pacific, Japan, and Greater China, based in Singapore.
“We are excited to welcome Stephen to our leadership team and leverage his more than 20 years of experience building world class sales organizations and channel partner programs as we expand beyond North America and Latin America,” said Ian Aaron Ubicquia CEO. “With the introduction of our UbiMetro Streetlight Small Cell compatible with public and private mobile network operators, I am confident that Stephen’s extensive experience in the Service Provider sector will help accelerate our growth.”
Ubicquia partners with cities, utilities, and telecom providers around the world, primarily in the U.S. and Latin America. In the coming months, Ubicquia will continue to expand its global presence in key regions to deliver its suite of world-class smart city, connectivity, and smart grid solutions.
“I am thrilled to join the Ubicquia team,” said Stephen Patak. “With my background in building and managing global sales teams for leading IT providers combined with Ubicquia’s smart city, connectivity and smart grid product portfolio, we have a great opportunity to help realize the company’s mission of making cities of all sizes smarter, safer, and more connected.”
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Ubicquia® offers municipalities, utilities and mobile operators a cost-effective and expandable platform for deploying smart city, small cell and smart grid services. The Ubi suite of product lines include UbiCell™, UbiHub™ and UbiMetro™ which are NEMA socket-compliant and compatible with more than 360 million streetlights globally, as well as UbiGrid™, which provides advanced utility monitoring and grid stability for a large class of utility devices from the substation to the meter. Ubicquia is actively involved in organizations, including the US Conference of Mayors Business Council, Competitive Carrier Association, CTIA, CBRS Alliance, and Illuminating Engineering Society to help drive efforts to make global smart connectivity a reality. To learn more about how Ubicquia can make your city simply connected and simply smart, visit www.ubicquia.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.