GreenPeak Technologies Establishes New U.S. Office - Press Release
GreenPeak Technologies Establishes New U.S. Office
Mr. Barry Blount will head the new office as Director of Business
Development to better serve the U.S. customers.
9 May, 2008 - Utrecht - The Netherlands - GreenPeak Technologies,
a leader in battery-free communication technology for wireless sense
and control applications, today announced the launch of the United States
sales office in Austin, Texas, thereby strengthening its business activities
to better serve customers and prospects in the Americas.
Blount, Director of Business Development, has been named to head this
new office and drive business development in the USA. Mr. Blount brings
many years of experience in sales, marketing, engineering and business
development in the semi-conductor industry. Prior to his position at
GreenPeak, Mr. Blount worked at Colorado Microcircuits as Director of
Sales and Applications where he was responsible for the worldwide sales
and applications engineering of advanced ceramic and organic packaging
and assembly services for compound semi-conductor devices. He has also
held positions at Microtune (Plano), RF Micro Devices, Panasonic and
EMS Technologies. Mr. Blount holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering
from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
a new office in the US is a logical next step in our approach to global
expansion,” said Cees Links, CEO of GreenPeak. “This new office reflects
our commitment to better serve the US market. By strengthening our sales
and service network, we improve our ability to meet and understand the
needs of our US customers. Our continued growth and strong customer
demand in the US, combined with our new office, proves that we’re on
the right track. I believe Barry’s expertise and his many years of experience
in the semi-conductor industry will be of great value to our customers.
After the successful launch of the Tokyo sales office in Japan, the
new US office will help GreenPeak to lead the way as a technology innovator.”
The GreenPeak office is located in Austin, Texas, USA.
About GreenPeak GreenPeak is a leader in battery-free communication
technology for wireless sense and control applications. This revolutionary
technology, based on the IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee wireless networking standard,
utilizes energy-harvesting to facilitate battery-free operation in a
totally wireless environment, without the need for either communications
or power connectivity. GreenPeak is based in Utrecht, The Netherlands
and has offices in Zele, Belgium, Tokyo, Japan and Austin, Texas, USA.
GreenPeak is backed by venture capitalists: DJF Esprit (UK), GIMV (Belgium),
Motorola Ventures (USA) and Allegro Investment Fund (Belgium).
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