VP, Corporate Development
With a career spanning more than 30 years, Ric has achieved a successful track record in executive leadership and business development throughout the international wireless telecommunications industry. Some of his recent projects include being engaged as a strategic consultant working on IoT (Internet of Things) go-to-market planning and strategies for Tech Mahindra (India), AT&T Mexico (Mexico City), and EMnify GmbH (Germany).
Prior to these endeavours as a strategic IoT consultant, Ric was instrumental in the creation of Device Cloud Networks LLC (DCN), a start-up IoT connectivity management platform that commercially launched the first successful application suite for remotely changing mobile network profiles. Before joining DCN, Ric was SVP of Sales & Business Development at SensorLogic, overseeing business development initiatives for its cloud-based platform for M2M (Machine-to-Machine) application enablement. During the five years preceding SensorLogic, Ric was a member of the senior leadership team for start-up Jasper Technologies (now Cisco Jasper), a worldwide leader in carrier platforms for M2M solutions where he worked as VP of International Business Development. Ric joined Jasper Technologies after serving over 20 years with SBC and Cingular Wireless (now AT&T) where he was VP of National Wholesale. While with SBC, he was responsible for developing and supporting new distribution channels, new market start-ups, and was based in Europe for seven years as part of SBC’s international development team.
In addition to Ric’s extensive background in the wireless industry, he has a strong business acumen and was formerly a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida.