|[February 24, 2014]
Device Cloud Networks Names John Carvalho as Chief Technology Officer
BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - Device
Cloud Networks (DCN), a leading machine-to-machine (M2M) enablement
service provider and mobile network operator for the Internet-of-Things,
today announced that it has named John Carvalho (News - Alert) as Chief Technology
Officer, effective immediately.
Mr. Carvalho will lead the technical operations as the company embarks
on its next phase of growth for its leading M2M service enablement
platform. A twenty-year veteran of GSM-based mobile communications
systems, Mr. Carvalho has held executive management positions in every
facet of the technology life cycle. His efforts will surround expanding
DCN's global connectivity and device management solutions in the M2M
ecosystem of OEMs, carriers and enterprises.
"We are delighted to welcome John to the DCN executive team. He is a
true innovator with a proven track record that demonstrates abilities
pertinent for further success for our compny," said Dave Williams (News - Alert),
Chief Executive Officer of DCN. "We are confident in our decision in
selecting John as CTO at this time of vast opportunity and development
for us and the M2M ecosystem overall."
Mr. Carvalho joins DCN after completing an instrumental role with
Comcast (News - Alert) in the deployment of a Wi-Fi network covering most of the
northeastern U.S. Mr. Carvalho was also previously involved with the
design and deployment of the first two large-scale deployments of GSM in
the U.S., firstly with APC-Sprint (News - Alert) in Washington D.C. and then with
Pacific Bell Wireless in California. Further experience also stems from
key positions with Telefonica O2, where he was responsible for Core
Network Innovation in their European business, having oversight of four
countries including the economic powerhouses of Germany and the UK.
Earlier in his career, he worked in the early phases of design and
specification of GSM systems with Ericsson. In this role, he was part of
the global expansion of mobile communications, working in Sweden, The
Netherlands, Germany and the UK, driving the systems acceptance of such
notable global telecommunications players as Vodafone, Orange (News - Alert) and
"Taking on the role of Chief Technology Officer at such an important
time for Device Cloud Networks is a great honor and I'm privileged to
join an organization which is pushing the envelope of opportunity in a
very interesting technology segment," said Mr. Carvalho. "I'm eager to
work with the Board and fellow employees as we focus on delivering
world-class wireless M2M solutions to our enterprise customers and
mobile operator alliance partners."
Mr. Carvalho earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from Durham
University in the UK.
The M2M platform by DCN is a next-generation set of capabilities that
combines service provisioning and device management with application
enablement tools to simplify the process of bringing wireless
connectivity to products of any type.
For more information, please visit http://devicecloudnetworks.com/.
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