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October 10, 2015 2:32 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Brightstar Corp.

Company Overview

Brightstar Corp., a specialized wireless distributor, delivers wireless products and services to wireless device manufacturers and retailers, mobile network operators, and enterprise customers worldwide. The company offers global distribution services in the areas of channel management, product development, logistics, marketing, and manufacturing services. It also offers supply chain, device insurance and protection, buyback and trade-in, omnichannel, financial, and mobile digital solutions; and distributes mobile accessories. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Miami, Florida with locations in the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, a...

9725 NW 117th Avenue

Suite 300

Miami, FL 33178

United States

Founded in 1997

3,600 Employees





Key Executives for Brightstar Corp.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Age: 45
Chief Executive Officer of Softbank C&S and President of Softbank C&S
Age: 59
Director and President of Brightstar Financial Services
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Brightstar Corp. Key Developments

Brightstar Corp. Appoints Reza Taleghani as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Brightstar Corp. announced that Reza Taleghani has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. He will assume overall leadership for Brightstar’s global finance function, including responsibility for financial planning, treasury, accounting, tax, financial reporting, and internal audit functions. Taleghani will report to Jaymin B. Patel, Brightstar President and CEO. Taleghani joins Brightstar from J.P. Morgan where he held leadership roles in several of the firm's divisions with a career spanning investment banking, commercial banking, and asset management.

Jays Extends Cooperation with Brightstar to Bring Jays Products to Market

Jays AB (publ) is teaming up with Brightstar Corp. to bring Jays products to market.

Brightstar and Kii Announce Open ‘Space’ Ecosystem to Provide a Bigger, Better, Faster Way to Bring IoT Mobile Products to Market

Brightstar and Kii announced a partnership to better connect the IoT market by creating a global ecosystem supporting the development and distribution of IoT products into retail and mobile operator channels. The new ecosystem, dubbed 'Space: The Infinity of Things™', is open to all IoT players from manufacturers and developers to retailers and mobile operators. Manufacturers who want to sell their IoT devices globally can leverage Brightstar’s worldwide network to establish new points of entry. Developers working with the open IoT platform will have access across all devices, operating systems, and chipsets, allowing them to create innovative new applications and services for IoT devices more quickly. For mobile operators and retailers who want to jointly source connected products, the open IoT ecosystem offers the benefits of scale to bring their products to market more quickly and opens new business opportunities. Due to a partnership between Kii and the Alibaba IoT Cloud Division in China, devices that deploy under the open IoT platform can enjoy full interoperability on the Alibaba IoT Cloud. Device manufacturers can give their IoT devices global cloud access through a single deployment through 'Space' to sell in China and the rest of the world. Through the open ecosystem, Brightstar is currently working with prominent operators and retailers such as SoftBank Mobile, LG U+ and Shinsegae. Additionally, Brightstar and Kii are working with information and communications technology distributors such as SBCK Corp. and SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp. Brightstar and Kii will be also working with international manufacturers such as Toshiba, YanKon, ThroughTek, Liquid Image, iFit®, Rooti, Fineck, Toymail, Haltian, Mozbii, Leeo, Astak and Kenzenwear to bring products to market more efficiently for consumers.

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