Jan. 07, 2017: NextGen Global Executive Search proudly announces the placement of Ajay Rane as Sr. Director for Global Ecosystem Partnership Development for Sigfox. Reporting to the VP for Ecosystem Development, Ajay is an experienced leader in the wireless, IoT and semiconductor industry.
SIGFOX needed an entrepreneurial go-getter who thrived in uncertainty and brought a positive, proactive attitude in developing productive relationships with semiconductor devices and embedded module vendors.
After screening and conducting multiple interviews from 43 potential candidates, we were able to shortlist down to just 3. Each shortlisted candidate provided examples of the teams they had managed that has a global scope: team size, skills of people on your team, cultures and countries covered. In addition, via two-way video interview with the Lead Recruiter, each candidate explained their successes with partner companies to sell and convince executives.
Client stated one of the best hires ever. Ajay developed key partnerships and negotiated deals with ODM and OEM to facilitate production. Promoted to VP within 14 months
Sigfox is part of the world’s largest dedicated wireless network provider for connecting simple, low powered, low cost Internet of Things (loT) devices to the internet. Headquartered in Labège near Toulouse, France, with global presence in 9 countries, their North American offices are based in Boston, MA with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Dallas.
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