Chirag Patel has joined Globalstar as Director of Product Management, a newly created role.
In his new role, Patel will report to Dave Haight, Vice President of IoT, who joined Globalstar from AT&T earlier this year.
Patel will lead the company’s product vision, strategy, roadmap and go to market plans for industrial IoT products, services, and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.
He joins Globalstar from Carrier where he led the launch of Lynx Fleet at Carrier – an IoT end-to-end solution that monitored and managed more than 1m temperature-controlled trucks, trailers and containers transporting fresh food and pharmaceutical globally.
Prior to Carrier, Patel led and launched the digitisation of Verizon’s mobile device management platform: ThingSpace. He also launched an online marketplace site for customers to easily purchase products and services.
At a startup company, Enfora, Patel launched several cellular modems, mobile tracking, asset tracking products and a SaaS platform for the transportation industry.