Kajeet appoints industry veteran Chris Felix as vice president of education sales
MCLEAN, Virginia. – January 8, 2022 – Kajeet®, a leading provider of IoT connectivity, software and hardware solutions that deliver secure, reliable and controlled Internet connectivity to nearly 3,000 customers, today announced the appointment of Chris Felix to the newly created role of Vice -President of sales within his education activity. In this role, Felix will spearhead business development and account management for Kajeet’s global education clients, further strengthening its mission to bridge the digital divide in education and beyond.
“Although significant progress has been made in eradicating digital inequalities, more than one billion school-aged students around the world still do not have adequate internet access at home. At Kajeet, we believe this is unacceptable, ”said Daniel JW Neal, President, CEO and Founder of Kajeet. “The addition of Chris to our mission-driven team will support our strategic growth in the global education market and strengthen our position as a leading provider of safe, reliable and secure IoT connectivity solutions for students and educators. . “
Felix is a seasoned and strategic leader who brings over 30 years of telecommunications experience to his new role. Prior to joining Kajeet, he served for four years as Vice President and General Manager of Government Solutions at Sprint, where he successfully revitalized his Federal Government sector and aligned two business organizations into one unified team in the process. of its merger with T-Mobile. Felix began his career in telecommunications at Verizon Wireless, where he quickly progressed to managerial positions. Throughout his 27-year tenure at Verizon, Felix held a number of leadership roles, including three years as regional president of the upstate New York region of Verizon and three years as vice-president. president of sales for the federal government.
“I am honored to join the Kajeet team and to work alongside such a talented and dedicated group of professionals,” said Felix. “I look forward to driving the strategic growth of the education division and expanding the impact of Kajeet’s innovative connectivity solutions into new geographic markets. “
Kajeet provides optimized IoT connectivity, software and hardware solutions that deliver secure, reliable and controlled Internet connectivity to nearly 3,000 businesses, schools and districts, state and local governments, and IoT solution providers. Kajeet is the industry’s only managed IoT connectivity service provider to offer a scalable IoT management platform, Sentinel®, which includes complete visibility into real-time data usage, policy control management, Custom content filters for increased security and multi-network flexibility. Whether it’s enabling digital access that ensures student success, enabling businesses to connect and control devices in the field, or offering support and a platform to launch a complex mobile solution, Kajeet is recognized by many. to make powerful and flexible wireless solutions easy. Kajeet is available for hybrid and multi-network access on all major North American wireless networks, worldwide in 173 other countries, and on several licensed and unlicensed networks. Kajeet holds 40 US patents in mobile technologies. To find out more, visit kajeet.com and follow us on Twitter at @Kajeet.