We are happy to announce Ben Corrado has joined Wirepas as Head of US. Ben will be focusing on building a robust and diverse partner and ecosystem network in the region and driving our rapidly growing Americas business with licensees to ensure mutual success while deploying Wirepas Mesh into their products.
Ben was previously the CEO and co-founder at Rigado, an IoT company, that provided wireless consulting services, developed a line of wireless modules, and IoT edge-as-a-service gateways which all supported Wirepas Mesh and BLE. Ben exited Rigado, which remains a Wirepas partner, in July 2019 after a successful acquisition of Rigado’s wireless modules by u-blox.
“I am thrilled to be joining a world class team like Wirepas. Having been a customer and partner for years, I have first-hand experience with Wirepas Mesh and how it stacks up against other wireless standards” says Ben.
“Today’s IoT market demands a solution that can scale to massive size, can operate in dense or sparse environments, is self-healing and can operate for years on batteries or energy harvesting. Having tried all of the competition, Wirepas is the only solution that has a proven answer to all of those problems at once,” he continues.
Ben’s experience in technologies and business is seen as a big upside for the company.
“We are extremely happy to welcome Ben to our team. The US market is extremely important for our growth and it requires strong local leadership. Ben’s IoT domain expertise is outstanding and his entrepreneurial track record is perfect fit for Wirepas. We look forward to having Ben in our leadership and strengthen the team by bringing important experience in technologies and business. I’m confident, together we can make an important impact in the US”. Wirepas CEO, Teppo Hemiä summarizes.
Please join us in warmly welcoming Ben to the Wirepas team!