Sierra Wireless names new SVP/GM cloud & connectivity services

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has appointed Marc Overton to Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Cloud & Connectivity Services Business Unit, the company said.

Overton has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in both global telecoms and technology, including with large MNOs in Europe. Overton will report directly to Jason Cohenour, President and CEO.

Overton joins Sierra Wireless from Cisco Jasper, where he was Managing Director, Global Innovation and Sales for the Cisco IoT business.

Overton is a graduate of the University of Exeter with a B.A. in Politics, the University of Cambridge with an MPhil in International Relations, and Henley Management College with an MBA.

Sierra Wireless is building the Internet of Things with intelligent wireless solutions that empower organizations to innovate in the connected world.