Raleigh, NC – December 16, 2019 – Able Device, a pioneer in leveraging standards to shift Internet of Things (IoT) Quality of Experience (QoE), intelligence, and security to the extreme edge, today announced Jack Dziak has joined the company as a corporate advisor. Dziak, a C-suite executive and Board Member in the enterprise IT and communications services industries, will work closely with Able Device’s Board of Directors and management team on corporate development and fund raising initiatives as the company enters its next phase of growth.
In a career spanning over 30 years, Dziak brings with him an extensive global experience in managing complex technology businesses ranging from hyper-scaled IT and communications services to systems integration and strategic consulting. He is Founder and CEO of Dziak Advisory Services, a consulting firm providing strategic, financial and operational services to corporations and investors in the global enterprise IT and communications services markets. Among his many executive roles, Dziak was most recently President and COO of Apcela, a provider of managed application acceleration and software-defined networking services for global enterprises. Through 2017, he was Executive Vice President, Global Products at Sungard Availability Services with P&L responsibility for the $1.2B global solutions portfolio of hybrid production, cloud and recovery services. In addition, Dziak was responsible for the distribution and development relationships with global strategic partners in the Hybrid IT ecosystem. He held several additional roles during his tenure, including that of Chief Strategy Officer.
“Jack is a welcomed and valuable addition to our team,” said Roger Dewey, CEO of Able Device. “His leadership roles and successful track record in the management and development of growth strategies for global technology companies further strengthens our position moving forward,” concluded Dewey.
Throughout his career, Dziak has held C-level strategy and development leadership positions with Neustar, Inc., Sprint Nextel, and MCI Communications, which was sold to Verizon in 2006. He has also had a 15-year career in strategy and technology consulting, during which he was a Partner in Accenture’s Communications and High-Tech industry practice. Dziak started his career at Coopers & Lybrand LLP where he was the lead financial economist for the privatization of national telecommunications concerns in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Dziak earned his MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, and a BS in Economics from Virginia Tech. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
“As intelligence moves further towards the edge, Able Device’s highly unique SIMbae platform becomes a crucial enabler of more intelligent and functional “Internet of Things,” said Dziak. He added, “Scaling critical IoT enablers – security, encryption, application intelligence – on a global standard, already deployed on billions of devices is an incredible evolution. I’m excited to be a part of it!”
The IoT market is expected to deploy 20 to 30 billion connected devices globally over the next few years and will be strongly driven by sectors including enterprise, automotive, consumer, government, and military. This exciting growth opportunity combined with Able Device’s exemplary team and unique ability to use standards-based technology to shift IoT QoE, security, and intelligence to the extreme edge positions the company to be a leader in enabling mass scale deployments of IoT solutions.
About Able Device
Able Device, based in Raleigh, NC, provides standards-based enabling technology that simplifies and accelerates the development and deployment of IoT applications on mobile networks. Our innovative technology, SIMbae™, enables standard Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMs or embedded eSIMs), which are inserted into all mobile devices with Mobile Network Operator (MNO) subscriptions, to act as stand-alone processors that run device management tools and / or applications in IoT devices. By utilizing the processing power of SIMs / eSIMs we’re able to offer a standards-based, yet unique way to shift security, intelligence, and Quality of Experience (QoE) to the extreme edge of a mobile IoT solution.
For more information, visit www.abledevice.com.
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Leigh Ann Ryals