Asavie Announces Stuart Lodge as Senior Vice President of Global Sales
Senior industry sales veteran joins Asavie executive management team
Dublin, Ireland – Sept. 19, 2017– Asavie, the provider of next-generation enterprise mobility management and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions today announced it has appointed industry veteran Stuart Lodge as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Stuart will have global responsibility for all Mobile Network Operator, OEM and direct sales and he will also join the company’s executive management team. Lodge has a stellar track record as a global technology sales executive, with twenty years of experience at Sigfox, Tata Communications and Vanco.
“We’re delighted to have Stuart on board,” said Ralph Shaw, CEO, Asavie. “Asavie is experiencing significant growth and demand for our services, and we are expanding our sales’ team to better serve the accelerating global market opportunity. The combination of Asavie’s innovative technology and Stuart’s extensive sales experience, global leadership, industry knowledge and demonstrated ability in the connectivity sector will positively impact both our channel partners and end-customers. We are moving forward with a strong team in our regional markets in the USA, EMEA and APAC coupled with exciting new initiatives in both our IoT connectivity and mobility management portfolios.”
“Asavie’s technology is solving some of the most critical challenges in business today – making connectivity simple, seamless and secure for enterprise mobility and IoT, in order to enable and accelerate digital transformation,” said Stuart Lodge, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Asavie. “With the growing adoption of the IoT across many industry verticals and the continued demand for mobile security solutions, there is a huge demand for Asavie’s offerings within MNOs, OEMs and end-user enterprises. My goal is to continue to put customers first, understand their priorities, and help them realize their vision and potential utilizing the power of Asavie’s technology. It’s a significant honor to join the executive and global sales team at Asavie. I’m thrilled to be a part of Asavie, one of Europe’s fastest growing companies.”
Before joining Asavie, Lodge most recently was Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Partners at Sigfox and a member of the company’s executive management team. In this position, he was responsible for global direct and indirect sales, partners and the development of the Sigfox IoT ecosystem. He also had a prior role at Tata Communications where he was Vice President for Europe and Director of Global Enterprise Strategy and Marketing.
Stuart brings extensive experience in accelerating the international growth of innovative technologies and services, ecosystem development, partnering and corporate development.
Asavie makes connectivity simple and secure for enterprise mobility and IoT, enabling and accelerating digital transformation. The Asavie PassBridge® platform delivers on demand connectivity services to manage and secure connectivity across diverse networks, at scale. Asavie partners with over 20 leading mobile operators including AT&T, Telefonica, Three and Vodafone, as well as OEMs such as AWS, Dell & MultiTech. Asavie enables over 10,000 end-user enterprises large and small to scale their smart, connected projects resulting in increased cost savings and rapid delivery of new services to market.