Internet of Things Entrepreneur Brings Growth-Oriented Approach to
Product and Solutions Team
HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2017--
TESSCO Technologies (NASDAQ: TESS), a leading supplier of
solutions for the wireless industry, today announced the appointment of
Charles Kriete to the position of Senior Vice President, Product
Management and Solutions. Kriete will report to President and CEO Murray
Wright and will be responsible for vendor partner relationships and
developing new go-to-market product and service solutions.
“Charles’ experience in the Internet of Things and in the mobility
market will enable us to create more opportunities with our customers
and will enhance TESSCO’s value proposition in high-growth markets,”
Wright said. “He brings proven leadership and success, and we expect his
aggressive, entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate our growth as we align
our entire company behind the sales organization.”
“I am thrilled to be joining TESSCO, which has established itself as the
total source for wireless solutions in the market,” Kriete said. “I look
forward to leveraging my experience and perspective to drive growth in
Kriete has more than 16 years of experience with a strong history of
success as a technology executive and entrepreneur. His most recent
leadership experience was as the Chief Marketing Officer of Kore
Wireless Group, a global leader in managed services and connectivity in
the Machine to Machine / Internet of Things market. He previously was
the Chief Revenue Officer of Wyless, Inc. and led the rapid sales growth
of the company before being acquired by Kore Group in 2016. He also
founded a mobile technology supply chain company called OTBT, which he
successfully grew and ultimately sold to Tech Data Corp. in 2010. Kriete
began his career at CDW Corp., where he was promoted to the position of
General Manager of a new business segment in mobile technology.
Kriete is an active board member for the MIT Enterprise Forum and is a
member of the Advisory Board for Channel Partners Online. He has a BSc
in Physics from Lake Forest College in Illinois.
About TESSCO Technologies
TESSCO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TESS) is a value-added technology
distributor, manufacturer and solutions provider. Founded more than 30
years ago with a commitment to deliver industry-leading products,
knowledge, solutions and customer service, TESSCO supports customers in
the public and private sector. TESSCO supplies more than 50,000 products
from 400 of the industry’s top manufacturers in mobile communications,
Wi-Fi, Internet of Things and wireless backhaul. As Your Total Source®,
TESSCO is a single source for outstanding customer experience, expert
knowledge and complete end-to-end solutions for the wireless industry.
For more information, visit www.tessco.com.
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