Internet of Things and Beyond


Ed Hightower

Ed Hightower is a proud ‘nerd’ who wants to share his passion for technology with you.

Hello and welcome! I’m Ed Hightower and I’d like to share with you what I have built my career around – exploring and advancing the ever-expanding world of technology.

I’m a strategic and entrepreneurial executive with extensive business development / sales engineering experience working with BlackBerry, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile account teams as well as Fortune 500 end customers. I’ve been highly successful with over 20 years experience and expertise in wireless, wireless data, machine-to-machine (M2M) or Internet of Things, M2M “Weightless” standard Subject Matter Expert (SME), cellular, telecommunications, computers and software applications. Solid sales engineering, account management, technical sales and sales management experience in these high technology industries (wireless, cellular, wireless data, M2M, wireline telecom, software applications, etc.).

My Specialties Include:
– Wireless and wireless data / mobile data
– M2M (machine-to-machine) or Internet of Things (IoT)
– Sales and sales engineering and business development
– “Weightless” protocol standard ( Subject Matter Expert (SME)
– Mobilization of business processes and applications
– Account management and support
– Software applications
– Computer systems

There are 8 exponential technologies that are going to be combined in various ways to cause great disruption, a lot of innovation and new ideas and solutions that we’ve never thought about before. We’re on the brink of amazing things that are going to shake up the world as we know it and we have a chance to understand and shape it as it grows. The question is, ‘will you fear it or embrace it?’ ¬†Hopefully, with the right tools and understanding, we can empower ourselves and the rest of the world.

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