A 20 year veteran of emerging communication technologies, Kurt leads market development enabling the new enterprise value chain with Internet of Things (IoT) and communications infrastructure. He works with cross industry partners and integrators across the globe coordinating the business value and architectural requirements for enterprise, carrier and smart city systems. At JMA Wireless, Kurt is accelerating the adoption of cellular and wireless technology for both operational transformation and creating new customer value. Prior to JMA, Kurt held senior marketing, product management and business development positions for both global corporations and startup companies in the fields of IoT, VoIP, Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions. A current US Navy Reserve officer, he has extensive experience and leadership in international and domestic crisis response, military operations and security. He holds engineering and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin, former academic faculty member at the US Naval Academy and a graduate of the US Naval War College.