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Company Overview of Sonim Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

Sonim Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures water-submersible mobile phones for workers in hazardous environments worldwide. It specializes in workforce-critical communication tools for vertical industries, including construction, security guarding, oil, gas and chemical operations, utilities, transportation and logistics, forestry, agriculture, and defense, as well as mining, public safety, and heavy manufacturing. The company offers GSM and 3G phones. Its workforce-critical applications include push-to-talk, lone worker/man-down safety services, mobile resource management, and time and activity verification. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Mateo...

1825 South Grant Street

Suite 200

San Mateo, CA 94402

United States

Founded in 1999

Phone:

650-378-8100

Fax:

650-378-8109

Key Executives for Sonim Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Operations and General Manager of China
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer
Senior Vice President of Strategy & Public Safety
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Sonim Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

Sonim Technologies Announces Executive Appointments

Sonim Technologies, Inc. has named two wireless industry leaders to expand the company's global footprint and strengthen its position in the public safety industry and other vertical markets including manufacturing, utilities and Oil & Gas. As Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Chuck Becher will be responsible for sales, marketing strategy and product positioning for the company. In this role, Becher will focus on delivering an integrated sales and marketing plan to support the growth of Sonim Technologies in enterprise public safety, and ultimately small and medium business segments in the wireless industry. Anthony Martwick joins the company as Senior Vice President, Strategy/Public Safety and will be responsible for maintaining its foothold in the public safety sector at the local, state and federal levels. He will lead the company's national public safety strategy and product go-to-market. In this new role, Martwick will drive technology strategy with industry stakeholders such as FirstNet, public safety associations, carrier partners and application developers with the goal of enhancing mission critical device standards and requirements for the next generation Public Safety LTE Handset. In addition, he will direct the company's Public Safety Advisory Board and Advisory Council to maintain an ongoing connection to industry experts by gathering insight and feedback.

Greene County, Ohio Deploys Sonim XP7 Handsets on Band Class 14 Network in Series of Simulated Emergency Drills

The State of Ohio, in conjunction with Greene County, constructed a three-site, fully functional public safety LTE network as part of a week-long training exercise for the first responders of Beavercreek Township, Ohio. To support the exercise, Sonim Technologies was chosen to provide 10 Band Class 14-ready XP7 smartphones. Sonim is the first and only Tier One smartphone manufacturer to release a commercially available smartphone platform that enables first responders to get broadband access on both the FirstNet Band Class 14 spectrum and on commercial mobile networks. The XP7's key strengths include its 4,820-milliamp battery, 40 hours of LTE-based talk time, extreme durability in hot, dusty and wet environments, visibility under direct sunlight and support for a wide range of Android applications.

Sonim Technologies and Tait Communications Partner to Offer Ultra-Rugged Smartphones with PTToC Solution

Sonim Technologies and Tait Communications have partnered to deliver solutions for customers who want to provide some employees with seamless mobile radio interoperability on rugged cellphones. Sonim's unique ultra-rugged Android smartphones provide a platform for UnifyVoice, Tait's push-to-talk over cellular (PTToC) solution. Sonim's XP6 and XP7 devices, with dedicated push-to-talk and emergency buttons, deliver a rugged mobile radio-centric user interface appropriate to the mission-critical sectors Tait serves. Sonim's ultra-rugged smartphone platform running Tait UnifyVoice software allows public safety agencies and industrial enterprises to cost effectively extend their LMR networks to include non-radio users, freeing up critical radio capacity.

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