A 20 year veteran of emerging communication technologies, Kurt leads market development enabling the new enterprise value chain with communications infrastructure for the IoT ecosystem. Working with cross industry partners and companies he builds the business and architectural requirements for enterprise, carrier and smart city systems. At JMA Wireless, Kurt is accelerating the adoption of cellular and wireless technology to facilitate operational and business transformation. Prior to JMA, Kurt held senior marketing, product management and business development positions with both global corporations and startup companies in the fields of IoT, VoIP, Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions. As a US naval officer, he has held extensive experience and leadership in engineering, operational, international and domestic crisis response and security. He holds engineering and business degrees from the University of Wisconsin, a graduate of the US Naval War College and served as an Economics professor US Naval Academy.