Globetouch appoints former Verizon executive to board chair

Globetouch, a provider of global connectivity services for the connected car and the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the appointment of Marni Walden as Chair of its board of directors, the company said.

Walden brings more than 20 years´ experience, including leadership roles at Verizon, most recently playing a key role in the acquisition of Yahoo and its merger with AOL. She will be leveraging her experience in the wireless industry to guide the Board and the wider Globetouch team, including recently appointed CEO Alfredo de Cárdenas.

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.