BOSTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyless, the leading Internet of Things ( IoT ) global managed services provider, today announced the appointment of Gavin Carter as CTO. As CTO, Gavin is responsible for expanding our technology capabilities and scaling Wyless to meet the ever evolving opportunities of the Internet of Things (IoT), establishing technology thought leadership and providing strategic direction.
"I am delighted to be joining the Wyless team," said Carter, "In the short space of time I have been here I have been incredibly impressed with their sector leading capabilities and I can promise our customers that they are going to see world class innovation as we meet their maturing needs and empower them to realise the business potential of the IoT."
Gavin has an impressive track record of successfully transforming businesses leveraging leading technologies and promoting a culture of innovation. Most recently, as CEO of JOC Group Inc. Gavin led the transformation of the group into the world's leading shipping information platform which included the well-known database business PIERS www.piers.com. Quickly establishing year over year revenue growth and overseeing significant margin expansion, Gavin successfully managed the sale of the business to IHS Inc. in late 2014.
Before this, Gavin worked for UBM PLC where he held a number of CIO/CTO positions being deployed into their businesses with clear mandates to transform and scale.
"Many of the businesses Gavin was involved in mirror the Wyless go-to-market model," said Wyless CEO, Mike Coffey. "The parallels to their transformation and our own progression of Wyless are extremely relevant. His philosophy on technology and its critical role in organizations align with my own, and his mandate is to drive rapid alignment and innovation to our technology and business capabilities."
We empower businesses to realize the full potential of the Internet of Things (IoT). Our unparalleled reach is delivered through our 20+ MNO partners across the globe. We connect millions of devices around the world with our leading technology, providing guaranteed costs, visibility, and control of mission critical applications. We have eSim, multi-IMSI, and core network capabilities and our impartial experts and collaborative team help our customers succeed in their businesses. Our differentiated services deliver 24/7/365 support and monitoring of customer devices through our global service centers.
For more information, please visit www.wyless.com