Senior Vice President/General Manager
UK, EMEA, APAC
When Sonim was looking for a leader with extensive experience in sales and market development for wireless solutions with a commitment to customer excellence who aligned with our core values, there was one person who stood out from the rest – Simon Rayne.
Simon Rayne is a seasoned executive with a rich history in sales leadership roles across several global companies. Prior to joining Sonim, Rayne served as SVP and Managing Director for Inseego in the UK, EMEA, and APAC regions where he successfully launched numerous mobile and fixed 5G products and enterprise SaaS offerings with multiple carriers. Before Inseego, Rayne served as General Manager for Microsoft Devices and Services in the UK, overseeing the Microsoft Cloud, Office, and Skype divisions. He was instrumental in integrating Nokia’s sales, marketing, and services operations in the UK and Ireland into Microsoft. And Rayne’s experience extends to other renowned companies, including Sony Ericsson Mobile where he led consumer and retail sales in Europe, as Managing Director for Spectralink in the UK, EMEA, and APAC regions, as well as key positions at GlaxoSmithKline, Coca-Cola, and Bass Brewing Company. Rayne holds a B.A. (Honors) in French & Psychology from Lancaster University and executive education accreditations from the University of Middlesex and Franklin Covey. Simon’s extensive experience and proven track record in leading successful product launches and implementing effective sales strategies make him a valuable asset to Sonim.