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Teleena names Kim Bybjerg as Board member
Nieuwegein – April 11, 2016 – Teleena today announced that Kim Bybjerg, one of the pioneers of the Internet of Things in Europe, will join its Board of Non-Executive Directors.
Kim Bybjerg (1962), presently Managing Director of Falck Safety Services The Netherlands and Germany, has been Director Business Development in Europe, Middle-East and Africa for Jasper Wireless, a large provider of IoT services to telecom operators. Before that he was Managing Director at JHB Group, consisting of mobile payment enabler Liquix and smart-metering company Xemex. Kim has been developing the M2M activities at Vodafone as Director M2M Northern Europe. As Managing Director M2M, Kim set up M2M business at KPN and launched and developed the partnership between KPN and Jasper. Prior to this he held various management positions in Orange, Siemens, IBM and AT&T.
“Now more and more ‘things’ are connected and managed by our platforms, Kim brings a wealth of proven leadership in Internet of Things (IoT) and specific international commercial entrepreneurship to our company,” said Marc van derHeijden, Chairman of the Board of Non-Executive Directors of Teleena.
”I am excited to join this fast-growing and innovative company and I am looking forward to help them to accelerate their business”, said Kim Bybjerg. “Teleena’s leading position in enabling Mobile Virtual Networks Operators (MVNO’s) has provided them with an ideal technological and commercial position to successfully extend their customer base to globalIoT players”.
“Teleena strongly believes in the potential of IoT related business activities and we are proud we can welcome Kim to our team,” said Timo Smit, executive director of Teleena. “The role we can play in the IoT eco-system is clear to us: integration, mobile traffic management, global connectivity, monetization, billing and provision of flexible platforms. We are driven by a will to co-create and enhance the competitive position of our customers.”
The Internet of Things is expected to become one of the growth area’s for IT and Telecom companies and will be rapidly made available to their customers with the help of enablers like Teleena. Although predictions about the magnitude are not coherent, it is expected that billions of devices will be connected via available networks throughout the world in the coming ten years.
Teleena is the leading global IoT and MVNO enabler headquartered in the Netherlands, with regional offices in Londonand Dubai. Teleena has been enabling companies with IoT and Mobility ambitions since 2007 with a broad portfolio of products and services and currently operates more than 1 million devices worldwide with a team of over 70 professionals.
Our value proposition: we turn complex integration and customization challenges into simple managed solutions.
We work agile and deliver fast (short lead times). We span the entire IoT/Mobile spectrum from core network (SIMs, GGSN/PGW, OCS/PCRF, HLR/HSS) to business support tools (Management Portal and APIs) in a highly scalable way. Our real-time solution allows our customers to cost-effectively interact with every end-user or device and monetize IoT for consumer or business.
What sets Teleena apart from competition is the fact that we provide end-to-end telco-grade solutions with a strong focus on tailor-made customer facing elements (branded self-care portals, retail invoicing etc). Our way of working is that we don’t think in standard solutions, we think and work agile and we aim for customer intimacy. Teleena’s international global roaming agreements provides access to 400 networks in 200 countries , LoRa networks will be added this year, as well 50 million global WiFi hotspots via partner deals.
Teleena has been named “Best MVNE – Best Enabler of MVNOs” at the MVNO World Congress in 2014. It also wonseveral “FD Gazellen ” and was ranked in the “Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 EMEA ” proving to be one of EMEA’s fastest growing technology companies. Teleena is an Associate Member of the GSMA, member of M2M Alliance and LoRa Alliance.