WigWag poised for growth in the IoT: Expands Executive Team with New Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Marketing Officer

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WigWag taps two emerging growth experts as it prepares for Internet of Things platform launch with Adam Taylor as Executive Vice President of Sales and Conrad Hametner as Chief Marketing Officer.

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Austin based, WigWag Inc. bridges routing and home automation, transforming the physical world into a programmable platform, making connected devices more efficient, manageable, secure and automatic.

“As we prepare to launch our first products, Adam and Conrad are two crucial additions to the executive team for shaping and executing WigWag's go-to-market strategy." - Ed Hemphill, Co-founder and CEO WigWag, Inc.

WigWag Inc., the award-winning Internet of Things (IoT) platform company, announced today that they have added two new members to their executive team: Adam Taylor as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Conrad Hametner as Chief Marketing Officer.

“As we prepare to launch our first products, Adam and Conrad are two crucial additions to our executive team for shaping and executing WigWag's go-to-market strategy. Both Adam and Conrad are well accomplished and bring an extraordinary amount of sales and marketing experience to the WigWag executive team. We are delighted to welcome their leadership, experience, and inspiration to the team,” said Ed Hemphill, WigWag Co-Founder and CEO.

As Executive Vice President of Sales, Adam Taylor is responsible for driving sales and revenue growth. Prior to WigWag, he was an early employee at LifeSize Communications, where he built and implemented a hybrid go-to-market strategy allowing the company to grow from $20 million per year to over $120 million in three years. Prior to LifeSize, Adam was VP Worldwide Sales & Services at Avid Technology, where he helped grow the company from a VC-backed $7 million company to a publicly traded nearly $1B company. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Industrial Psychology from CUNY in New York.

“I'm elated to join Ed and the WigWag team,” commented Adam Taylor, WigWag EVP of Sales. “As was LifeSize and Avid Technology before that, WigWag is in a white hot tech sector and is well positioned for massive growth in the Internet of Things market. The principles of exiting start-up mode and entering revenue generation mode are the same, and I'm excited to apply these principles at WigWag!"

As Chief Marketing Officer, Conrad Hametner sets the overall marketing strategy for WigWag and ensures its effective implementation, including brand building, lead generation, thought leadership, public relations, online marketing, content marketing, events, and customer experience. Prior to WigWag, Conrad spent over 16 years in executive leadership positions in emerging growth technology companies with their roots in Asia, the U.S., and Europe. Conrad previously served as President of Startegy Advisors, VP Mobile Services at RealEyes3D, VP Consumer Marketing of Qipit, COO of Dwango North America, and President and Co-founder of Trip.net. He holds a degree in Business Analysis, Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University.

“The Internet of Things landscape is growing exponentially, and WigWag has an innovative solution to help service providers, manufactures, and consumers solve the growing Home and Small Business IT problems being created by the explosive growth of IoT devices in the home. I’m thrilled to apply my marketing and leadership experience to guide WigWag through this exciting stage in its life cycle. It is an amazing team in a huge market with massive growth opportunities. I’m excited to be part of it!” explained Conrad Hametner, WigWag Chief Marketing Officer.

About WigWag

WigWag bridges routing and home automation, transforming the physical world into a programmable platform, making connected devices more efficient, manageable, secure and automatic. Built on their open-source run-time devicesJS, the WigWag platform removes the complexities of competing Internet of Things (IoT) device protocols and provides a powerful, unified IoT programing language, unleashing the power to manage, scale and rapidly build IoT applications and devices.

WigWag, Inc. is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in San Francisco, California and Wuxi, China. For more information, visit http://www.wigwag.com, read the WigWag blog at http://blog.wigwag.com, and follow WigWag on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/wigwagco.

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