Los Gatos, Calif. – March 22, 2017 – Nwave, a pioneer in simple, secure and affordable IoT network and cloud infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Paul Fulton as chief executive officer and member of its board of directors effective immediately. Fulton joins Nwave with more than 30 years of industry experience at some of the world’s leading technology firms, with his top priorities being accelerating the company’s financial and operational performance and advancing its progression in the smart transportation space.
In addition to his in-depth IoT (Internet of Things) knowledge and experience, including most recently serving as CEO for Zentri, acquired by Silicon Labs, Fulton has led transformations from product-centric to solutions-driven organizations.
Prior to Nwave, Fulton was CEO at Zentri where he led the transformation from a device focus to becoming an end-to-end secure IoT platform provider. Other positions he has held during his professional career include executive positions at Cisco, HP, & 3Com and CEO positions at several start-ups. Fulton holds an engineering degree from Michigan Tech University. With Fulton’s appointment, Founder Yury Birchenko maintains his role as chief technology officer and board member, while continuing to drive technical collaboration with MIT and MIPT.
“Having established Nwave as a pioneer and technology leader in LP-WAN, Paul is now the logical leader to expand the business from an early stage startup into a fast growth organization,” said Yury Birchenko, Nwave founder and chief technology officer. “Paul not only has the experience to guide the company’s strategic direction and ensure disciplined execution, but also the go-to-market skills and strategic vision to lead Nwave through our next phase of rapid growth.”
“It is an exciting time to be joining Nwave and to leading the next stage of its journey,” said Fulton. “Nwave’s focus on innovating in LP-WAN price/performance and simplicity of deployment in offering a managed private infrastructure service to corporations and municipalities has established the foundation for delivering game changing vertical market solutions. The opportunity for Nwave to enable new business models, and help customers extract new value from existing assets is immense. Our price/performance leadership in private, managed device-to-cloud IoT infrastructure is contributing to our increasing momentum in the intelligent transportation and parking market.”
Founded in 2014, Nwave is a pioneer in simple, secure and affordable IoT network, device, and cloud infrastructure that fundamentally changes the way companies derive value from their under-performing physical assets. Nwave is dedicated to helping companies rethink and transform their assets into customer-centric service delivery vehicles – simply, securely and affordably. Learn more at www.nwave.io.