LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Binatone Global and Hubble Connected, a global Internet of Things (IoT) Connected Solutions & Services provider, has appointed Kanwar Chadha as the new Executive Chairman.
Chadha, based in Silicon Valley, is a well-known visionary, entrepreneur and technologist. As a founder of SiRF Technology, he established its vision of "GPS for Consumers", led the marketing and strategy to establish SiRF as the leading provider of GPS enabled location technology to mainstream markets and helped take the company public in 2004.
"We have a great opportunity to lead the market in bringing IoT Connected Solutions for ‘Emotional Home’ that significantly enhance the consumer experience," Chadha said. "With our heritage, brand recognition and market leadership position in many home consumer electronics products, that consumers can relate to emotionally, we are uniquely positioned to ride the new wave successfully. Our recent launch of new and innovative IoT connected solutions is just a first step in this direction and I look forward to working with our team to continue building a great company. "
Most recently, Chadha was a Founder and CEO of Inovi Inc., a stealth mode start-up whose technology was acquired by Facebook and where he is currently a Marketing Advisor for Connectivity Infrastructure. Prior to that, Kanwar was CMO and member Board of Directors for CSR plc. He holds more than 20 patents in GPS-enabled location technology and communication fields. He started his career at Intel and was GM of Multimedia at S3 prior to founding SiRF.
"I am thrilled to welcome Kanwar Chadha to the Binatone Global and Hubble team," said Dino Lalvani, Chairman and CEO of Binatone Global and Founder & Chairman of Hubble. "With IoT market in infancy stage, his experience at SiRF in successfully bringing consumer GPS technology from early development to mainstream markets will be of great value to us. With Chadha’s strategic overview and insight, I am confident that we can build upon the strong foundation we have cultivated over the last 57 years."
Chadha received his B.Tech in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and his MS in CIS from the University of Pennsylvania simultaneously with an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Kanwar has been a keynote speaker or panelist at many well-respected conferences including International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Mobile World Congress (MWC). He will also be a Keynote Speaker at the upcoming Bluetooth World 2015 in April 2015 and at the Geospatial World Forum in May 2015.
Launch of Hubble and New IoT Connected Solutions:
Launched at Mobile World Congress 2015, Hubble is a new services and solutions platform that provides end to end IoT Connected Solutions to enhance consumer experience across a broad range of Binatone products. It also enables industry leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to rapidly and seamlessly integrate their products to The Cloud. In addition to enabling seamless global IoT connectivity for a broad range of OEM products, Hubble and Binatone also offer a select range of complete end-to-end IoT solutions for operators and service providers worldwide. We will be demonstrating these solutions at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2015 (April 13-16) at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Meeting room no. N106-01.
Binatone is a leading provider of innovative consumer electronics and lifestyle products for a broad range of applications including baby nursery, pet nursery and family connectivity at home. Its products are sold under world leading brands such as Motorola, AEG, Binatone and iDECT. For over 56 years, Binatone maintains its position as a key player in the consumer electronics industry by offering innovative products and solutions. For more information, visit www.binatoneglobal.com
Hubble Connected Limited (‘Hubble’) is a global Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider with offices in USA, Canada, UK, Bangalore, Hong Kong and Vietnam. The Hubble platform enables operators and service providers to enhance their offerings and leading global original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to deliver fully integrated connected propositions with rich applications that include live video streaming, (Cloud) recording and Voice over IP. Hubble has an industry leading ability to offer affordable full global Cellular connectivity. As well as directly connecting a host of leading global brands such as Motorola, Binatone, AEG, VTech and Beurer, Hubble is a member of the AllSeen Alliance and Thread Group; making products interoperable with other major brands, such as Electrolux, LG, Nest and Samsung. For more information, visit www.hubbleconnected.com