Globetouch, a provider of global connectivity services for the connected car and the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the appointment of two new advisors.
Pat Phelan, former Founder of Cubic Telecom and current SVP, Identity Services at TransUnion LLC, and John Hartnett, Founder of SVG Partners and Thrive AgTech, will both play a key role in guiding Globetouch as it continues to leverage the huge potential of the connected car and IoT markets.
Recognized as one of Europe´s most influential software innovators, Pat Phelan is a serial entrepreneur known for building and selling a number of companies in the telecoms and software space, including Trustev, which he founded before being acquired by TransUnion in December 2015, and Cubic Telecom.
John Hartnett has over 25 years of executive level experience in both B2B and B2C organizations across the tech, mobile, software and telecoms sectors. He is Founder and CEO of SVG Partners, a Silicon Valley investment, technology and advisory firm. He is also the Founder of THRIVE AgTech, a venture and innovation platform working to advance the future of Food & Agriculture.
Globetouch is a provider of global connectivity services for the connected car and the IoT. By building an ecosystem of operators with a next generation control center, Globetouch provides car manufacturers and IoT enterprises a single interface to reach a global footprint. Globetouch backers include Hermes Growth Partners, Impact Venture Capital, Spark Telecom Ventures and Wholesale, Verizon Ventures, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, Digicel and NTT DoCoMo, 263 China, and Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. To learn more, visit: http://www.globetouch.com