Director of Global Markets, Alliances and Solutions, JMA Wireless
A 20 year veteran of emerging communication technologies, Kurt leads market development enabling the new enterprise value chain with Internet of Things (IoT) and communications infrastructure. He works with cross industry partners and integrators across the globe coordinating the business value and architectural requirements for enterprise, carrier and smart city systems. At JMA Wireless, Kurt is accelerating the adoption of cellular and wireless technology for both operational transformation and creating new customer value. Prior to JMA, Kurt held senior marketing, product management and business development positions for both global corporations and startup companies in the fields of IoT, VoIP, Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions. A current US Navy Reserve officer, he has extensive experience and leadership in international and domestic crisis response, military operations and security. He holds engineering and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin, former academic faculty member at the US Naval Academy and a graduate of the US Naval War College.
Technology and Applications Manager for LAN, Belden
Ron is the Technology and Applications Manager for LAN at Belden. He represents Belden in the ISO WG3 committee and TIA TR42 Premises Cabling Standards and serves as the editor of the revision to TIA TSB-184; Guidelines for Supporting Power Delivery Over Balanced Twisted-Pair Cabling. Ron has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration from Purdue University.
For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products.
Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications.