TORONTO, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/
Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider MMB Networks, the leader in embedded interoperability software for enabling connected devices, today announced that Mark Brown has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. Brown, who most recently served as Director of Sales for US & Canada for California Eastern Labs (CEL), will be responsible for expanding MMB Networks’ global footprint and helping clients access and solve their wireless connectivity in order to improve their IoT experience.
Brown has developed extensive industry experience leading sales teams and driving revenue to accelerate growth throughout his career. In his previous role at CEL, he spent five years driving the company’s success across the Home and Building automation landscape as well as spearheading their components sales activity in the Industrial, Automotive and Aerospace markets. Prior to CEL, Brown lead sales development efforts for custom and standard ICs with associated development tools at ChipX and Oki Semiconductor as well as bringing to market a broad semiconductor portfolio at Arrow and Wyle Electronics. “I see tremendous growth opportunity for the MMB Networks RapidConnect embedded software platform and hardware, and am excited to help support their efforts. With over 50 billion connected devices expected by 2020, MMB’s RapidConnect firmware can easily interoperate with technologies like ZigBee 3.0, Thread, Weave, HomeKit and others. This unique capability will greatly assist companies interested in catching the next wave of wireless device to device connectivity”, said Brown. “MMB’s RapidConnect is built and backed by people with strong software and hardware backgrounds so they understand the unique challenges of the exploding IoT space and are delivering solutions that enable their success.” Brown graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Industrial Technology.
“Mark has a reputation for driving growth and revenue to technology companies,” said Tim Angus, CEO of MMB Networks. “His extensive sales experience in custom IC, RF semiconductors and the wireless module business brings a wealth of leadership to MMB that will significantly help drive our programs and scale our business to the next level. Connected Home and Smart Energy companies are adopting MMB Networks as their solution of choice for IoT wireless solutions,” said MMB CEO Tim Angus. “With Mark on board we’re excited to bring our technology to even more companies to help them unlock the power of RapidConnect.”
About MMB Networks
MMB Networks is a Toronto-based leader in IoT Connectivity, offering a full range of hardware and software solutions for connected device manufacturers powered by RapidConnect. RapidConnect is a drop-in embedded software platform that dramatically reduces time-to-market for connected device vendors, automating networking, and providing out-of-the-box interoperability across multiple popular IoT platforms and protocols. MMB’s products include drop-in 802.15.4 (ZigBee and Thread) modules, wireless USB sticks, low-cost network bridges, and multi-protocol connected home gateways.