IoT and Software Veteran Brings Strategy and Management Experience and Expertise to CIMCON Team
BEDFORD, Mass., April 15, 2019 – CIMCON Lighting, the leading global provider of smart city solutions, including outdoor lighting management systems, , announced today that it has expanded its leadership team by adding Mobeen Khan as Chief Operating Officer. The appointment is driven by the increased demand from municipalities and utilities for the company’s NearSky smart city platform and related smart city solutions, including, but not limited to public safety, traffic and pedestrian analytics, air quality monitoring, gunshot/noise detection, and road condition monitoring.
Mobeen brings a wealth of management experience in the mobile services and software industry, including leadership roles where he was responsible for business strategy, product management, business development, operations, and marketing. Most recently he served as General Manager and associate VP for the Internet of Things (IoT) business unit at AT&T where he was responsible for strategy and management of vehicle solutions, asset management and the IoT platform business. Prior to this role, he was the marketing head for AT&T’s enterprise mobile solutions business. Before joining AT&T, Mobeen worked in mobile enterprise startups and as a strategy consultant in the telecommunications and e-commerce industries and held progressively senior roles in strategy, technology, and product management.
At CIMCON, Mobeen will formulate future strategic initiatives and oversee the go to market and customer facing functions of the company, including sales, business development, channels, marketing, customer success and support.
“CIMCON has built an amazing brand and reputation over the last decade in state-of-the-art connected lighting solutions, and now has become a leader in smart city space through its NearSky connected edge platform,” said Mobeen Khan. “With its expanding ecosystem of solution partners, CIMCON is allowing any global city to realize its smart city vision working at their own pace and budget.” Commenting on future strategy, he added, “In addition to the opportunity to build great value for our city and utility customers, there is also a tremendous opportunity to work closely with global cellular operators to help them realize their aggressive 4G small cell and 5G rollout schedules by partnering with our customers and through the NearSky partnership program.”
“As demand for our smart city solutions expands, and as smart city solutions grow to encompass new technologies, such as 5G mobile services, we continue to add seasoned leaders to the CIMCON team,” said Anil Agrawal, CEO of CIMCON. “Mobeen brings the kind of management experience that will allow us to scale our operations while we continue to help cities modernize their services and maintain fiscal responsibility.”
About CIMCON Lighting, Inc.
With a heritage of over 25 years of innovation and experience in industrial automation and outdoor wireless applications, CIMCON provides the most proven and most complete smart city solutions to global cities and utilities. The company is the world's leading provider of scalable, intelligent wireless outdoor lighting management solutions for traditional, LED and solar-based street lights, and the company’s smart city platform provides an easy way to deploy, manage and maintain smart city devices and applications. Focused on offering solutions that provide the lowest "Lifecycle Cost of Ownership," CIMCON provides hardware and software technologies that allow cities and utilities to monitor, maintain and in many cases, monetize their assets and other devices on or near the light pole. CIMCON's "Just in Time Lighting™," reduces energy, maintenance and repair costs while improving the quality of lighting services and enabling the path to a smart city. For more information please visit www.cimconlighting.com.
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