|By Business Wire||
|July 7, 2014 08:05 AM EDT||
Rajant Corporation, the pioneer of Kinetic Mesh Networks and provider of proven, multi-frequency mesh networking solutions, today announced the addition of Kirk Byles as its vice president of sales and marketing.
In his new role, Byles will work with Rajant’s sales force to help strengthen existing channel partnerships and integrate sales growth strategies, while building new partner and customer relationships in the oil and gas and utility industries.
Byles brings years of sales experience in the wireless broadband industry and telecommunications sector. Prior to joining Rajant, Byles worked with wireless mesh technology company, Firetide Inc., where he served as the vice president of North American sales. While at Firetide, he helped alleviate the company’s dependence on city-wide surveillance and diversify the industries it supported.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kirk to the Rajant team,” said Bob Schena, founder and CEO of Rajant Corporation. “With our strategic focus on the oil and gas and utility space, his experience will be invaluable as we continue our growth in those industries. We are excited to get started and utilize Kirk’s years of channel experience in the wireless industry.”
As a technology industry veteran, Byles has experience working with both Fortune 100 public companies and early-stage startups. During his six-year tenure with Motorola Inc., he was acknowledged as one of the Top 25 Channel Leaders to know and successfully developed a channel program for the company’s Canopy product line that garnered multiple awards. Along with Motorola, Byles has also worked with Comstor US, E-Band Communications and Relevant Security.
Rajant Corporation enables secure communications-on-the-move through a portable meshed wireless network that can rapidly reconfigure and adapt itself in real-time without any real-time administrative action, even in applications where many to all network nodes are moving in real time. Rajant's BreadCrumb® Wireless solutions provide networks for Military, Mining, Oil & Gas, Homeland Security, First Responders, Railroads, Telecommunications Service Providers and Public Safety and provide voice and data communications across a self-forming, self-healing mesh network. Rajant’s BreadCrumb network nodes communicate with IP-based client devices such as laptops, tablets, smartphones, video cameras, satellite terminals, networked radios, RFIDs and sensor devices. Please visit http://www.rajant.com or call (484) 595-0233.
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