Sonim Technologies Appoints Experienced Rugged Mobility Sales and Marketing Leadership
SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 21, 2020 – Sonim Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONM), a leading U.S. provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions optimized for the challenging public safety environment and designed specifically for task workers physically engaged in their work environments, announced the addition of Randy Denny as executive vice president of sales, and John Graff as chief marketing officer. Denny and Graff are accomplished business leaders who bring proven track records in public safety, North American carrier customers, non-carrier channels, B2B technology, and rugged mobility.
As executive vice president of sales, Denny will lead the global sales, customer service and sales operations for Sonim. A veteran of the rugged device industry, Denny most recently served as vice president of sales North America for RealWear, a maker of rugged android devices. He also served as senior vice president of global sales for Xplore Technologies, a maker of rugged tablet and handheld devices. His experience also includes leadership roles at rugged device manufacturers Getac and GD Itronix, as well as a long and successful history of sales and operational leadership positions.
Graff will serve as the company’s chief marketing officer, responsible for corporate marketing, channel marketing, communications, product management and product marketing. Prior to Sonim, Graff served as chief revenue officer and vice president of marketing at Xplore Technologies. Following Xplore’s acquisition by Zebra Technologies, he helped integrate the business as vice president sales and marketing. Previously, Graff served in executive roles at National Instruments, where he built a reputation for capitalizing on new trends and technologies to drive growth and profitability.
Said Sonim CEO, Tom Wilkinson: “Randy and John are two key additions to our executive team. Having worked together at Xplore, I saw firsthand their contribution to the successful business turnaround. I expect they will be instrumental in our efforts to support our carrier partners and further deepen our relationships with important public safety customers, as well as broaden our product scope and enhance our go-to-market strategy at Sonim.”
About Sonim Technologies, Inc.
Sonim Technologies is a leading U.S. provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions designed specifically for task workers physically engaged in their work environments, often in mission-critical roles. The Sonim solution includes ultra-rugged mobile phones, a suite of industrial-grade accessories, and data and workflow applications which are collectively designed to increase worker productivity, communication and safety on the job site. For more information, visit www.sonimtech.com.
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