Rajat Bahri joins Internet of Things leader Jasper Wireless|as Chief Financial Officer
Jasper Wireless, the leading platform powering the mobile Internet of Things, today announced that it has appointed Rajat Bahri as its Chief Financial Officer. Rajat brings more than 20 years’ experience in financial leadership with publicly listed companies to Jasper’s executive management team. He joins Jasper Wireless at a time when the company is working with 2500 enterprises and 15 operator groups globally and recently closed its best quarter ever with three new major mobile operator group signings.
Former Trimble Navigation CFO brings 20 years’ financial leadership experience
MOUNTAIN VIEW USA, 21 November 2013 – Jasper Wireless, the leading platform powering the mobile Internet of Things, today announced that it has appointed Rajat Bahri as its Chief Financial Officer. Rajat brings more than 20 years’ experience in financial leadership with publicly listed companies to Jasper’s executive management team. He joins Jasper Wireless at a time when the company is working with 2500 enterprises and 15 operator groups globally and recently closed its best quarter ever with three new major mobile operator group signings.
Rajat will head finance, accounting and legal operations for Jasper Wireless, headquartered in Silicon Valley (Mt. View, California), following successful tenures as CFO of Trimble Navigation (TRMB NASDAQ) from 2005 to 2013, where he led the company through a period of strong growth to revenue of over USD 2 billion, and 15 years in a number of roles within the financial organization at Kraft Foods, Inc.
“With the service expanding to over 100 mobile operators and 2500 enterprises globally, Rajat has been brought on board to steer Jasper Wireless through this growth phase,” said Jahangir Mohammed, CEO at Jasper Wireless. “With the expertise that Rajat brings to bear, our swift pace of technology innovation will be supported with sound financial management, enabling Jasper to support its operator partners and global enterprises in driving the mobile Internet of Things revolution.”
“What began as ‘M2M’ has now grown beyond recognition to become the ‘Internet of Things’, where connected devices in all industries and walks of life are changing how we live our lives and how industries are evolving. Jasper Wireless has been at the forefront of the mobile IoT business for over eight years and I am excited to be joining at a strategically pertinent time in the growth of both the industry and the company,” said Rajat Bahri. “Jasper’s people are passionate, its business model is robust and scalable and its market holds enormous potential. I look forward to playing a key part in Jasper’s growth over the coming months and years.”
Jasper Wireless solutions are powering the mobile Internet of Things across more than 100 mobile operators, 2,500 enterprises, millions of devices and six continents. Jasper’s cloud-based platform enables operators such as AT&T, Telefónica, América Móvil, NTT Docomo, Aio Wireless, KPN and Etisalat to provide a standardized global network with local support to customers including Honeywell, Nissan and Garmin with the tools and support to launch, manage and rapidly scale connected services. Ranked #1 in connected devices platforms by ABI Research and winner of the 2013 GSMA Global Mobile Award for Best Cloud Based Technology for Mobile, Jasper Wireless is recognized worldwide for setting the pace for connected experiences across a multitude of industries including automotive, energy & smart grid, security and mobile healthcare. Jasper is at the vanguard of the connected car, supporting more automotive companies than any other connected vehicle platform provider, including five of the Top Six global vehicle manufacturers.
About Jasper Wireless
Jasper Wireless enables enterprises and mobile network operators around the world with the platform and services to serve the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) markets. Using the company’s unique cloud-based technology, network operators and enterprises can scale their deployment of connected devices quickly and profitably globally. Mobile operators leveraging the Jasper IoT Platform include AT&T, Telefónica, América Móvil, NTT DOCOMO, KPN, VimpelCom, SingTel, Etisalat, Telstra, Rogers, and more. Founded in 2005, Jasper Wireless is a privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif. For more information, visit www.jasperwireless.com or follow us on Twitter @JasperWireless. For Jasper Wireless career opportunities, visit http://www.jasperwireless.com/company/careers.html
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