- Laurence Russell
Wyld Networks appoints new VP of Sales & Business Development in US and Canada
Brent Storts has been appointed VP of sales and business development at Wyld Networks to drive its rapidly expanding satellite IoT business in the US and Canada. Based in Oklahoma, Storts will head up sales for Wyld’s range of low-power, sensor-to-satellite LoRaWAN® terminals and modules, which can transfer data to terrestrial networks or Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellites, through Wyld’s partnership with Eutelsat. With 100 percent global coverage, the Wyld Connect solutions are ideal for applications in remote areas for agriculture, environmental monitoring, energy, supply chain and utilities.
Brent Storts has more than 20 years’ experience innovating and transforming the production sector of the energy industry working with start-up, small and large organizations. Prior to joining Wyld, Storts was co-founder and general manager at Origin Resources Holding Group, providing executive leadership and contributing to successful IP initiatives through software, motor and pump design. He also held senior sales and business development roles at Global Production Solutions and Baker-Hughes Incorporated Artificial Lift Systems.
“With growing demand for IoT sensors and devices with the global connectivity that only satellites can provide, it is an exciting time to be joining one of the leading players in delivering low-cost sensor-to-satellite solutions,” says Brent Storts. In addition to driving new business development, Storts will be working closely with existing customers and partners in North America such as Chevron, Bayer, Snow Acres, Semtech, Senet and American Tower.
“We are delighted to have Brent on board to help accelerate our global expansion,” said Omar Khorshid, SVP Sales & Marketing at Wyld. “By making satellite IoT competitive with terrestrial solutions but with global connectivity, we are opening up a wide range of new IoT applications, from measuring soil conditions and rain forests to monitoring pipelines and utilities infrastructure.