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Mo Nasser joins Taoglas as IoT vice president
- March 17, 2021
- Steve Rogerson
Taoglas has appointed Mohamad (Mo) Nasser as vice president of IoT. He will be responsible for driving innovation, product management and business development of the Irish firm’s IoT portfolio, globally.
Prior to joining Taoglas, Nasser oversaw the IoT business at Sprint. His responsibilities included creating and commercialising innovative IoT that impacts the way people live, companies operate and societies evolve. He led a team of more than 35 professionals that focused on exploring and implementing technologies including IoT applications, artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, cloud computing and edge computing. By growing the business 30% CAGR year-over-year, he established Sprint as the seventh-largest IoT operator in the world with a fraction of the staff of the competition.
“We are delighted to welcome Mohamad Nasser to Taoglas,” said Dermot O’Shea, co-CEO of Taoglas. “Mo is an industry pioneer who has been pivotal to the IoT industry with over 25 years of global executive leadership experience in product management, marketing, business development, strategic partnering and general management. He has played a defining role influencing industry standards, both from within the carrier environment as well as the telecom equipment provider environment. We are excited to have Mo lead our IoT business unit as part of our aggressive growth plans for Taoglas’ IoT business.”
Before joining Taoglas, Nasser held several global executive management positions at Fortune 100 companies including Sprint, Siemens, Ericsson, Qualcomm, MCI and GTE and served as the senior director of business development and strategic partnerships at Virgin Mobile. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida in Orlando and holds multiple patents in CDMA and EV-DO technologies.
“I am very excited to join Taoglas as the VP of IoT,” said Nasser. “Taoglas is known for its superior expertise with IoT projects globally and I look forward to contributing to developing its IoT business exponentially. In my new role, I’ll focus on continuing to advance and innovate the Taoglas IoT portfolio, and I look forward to collaborating with a team of world-class IoT experts to realise our aggressive growth plans.”