Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, announced today that Chris Kuntz has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. Chris comes with a wealth of experience in the IoT industry, and joins the Glassbeam executive team with the responsibility for driving all aspects of the company’s worldwide marketing strategy.
Glassbeam is focused on helping leading product manufacturers build truly connected products by providing business intelligence gleaned from a detailed analysis of complex machine data. Glassbeam’ s unique data transformation technology ingests, parses and analyzes data 100 times faster than competing tools or homegrown solutions.
Chris joins Glassbeam with 20 years of enterprise software sales and marketing experience at innovative, market leading companies. He was formerly the vice president of marketing at ThingWorx (a division of PTC), and brings a deep understanding of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, as well as an established career building brand awareness and driving go-to-market strategies for companies in emerging technology markets including analytics, big data, mobile, and cloud. The addition of Chris to the Glassbeam team will help drive momentum for Glassbeam and Glassbeam partners in the IoT industry.
This announcement comes shortly after Glassbeam announced it’s “Powered by ThingWorx” partner agreement with PTC, as well as the addition of IoT Veterans Dave Westrom and Rick Bullotta to the company’s management and advisory team, signifying an exciting growth trajectory for the company. The company expansion comes at a major upward inflection point in the IoT industry. Corporations across many industries are looking to connect their products to ubiquitous IoT networks with a view of understanding their customers much more intimately and are using IoT analytics to transform virtually every business process. His addition to the Glassbeam team is expected to catalyze significant growth and mindshare expansion for Glassbeam.
“Its an exciting time to be joining the Glassbeam team,” states Chris. “Glassbeam has developed breakthrough technology in the machine data analytics space that is truly a game-changer for product manufacturers in the IoT industry. They are quickly establishing themselves as the leading machine data analytics vendor. Now we have the opportunity to extend our footprint, and I look forward to joining the Glassbeam team to help support our next phase of growth.”
“Chris has a proven track record of driving rapid growth for innovative companies. His depth of sales, business development and marketing experience will enable Glassbeam to effectively grow and penetrate new markets,” adds Glassbeam CEO and Founder, Puneet Pandit. “I’m delighted to welcome Chris Kuntz to our team as we continue to grow in the IoT industry.”
Glassbeam is the premier machine data analytics company bringing structure and meaning to complex data generated from any connected machine in the IoT industry. Glassbeam’s next generation cloud-based platform is designed to transform and analyze multi-structured data, delivering powerful solutions on customer support and product intelligence for companies including IBM, EMC, Springpath, Gridscape, Aruba Networks, and Dimension Data. For more information visit http://www.glassbeam.com or follow us on Twitter @Glassbeam.
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