Meet the Experts

ANNA MADLENER

In her role as Senior MVNO/IoT Partner Relationship Manager at T-Mobile US, Inc, Anna works with mobile network partners and customers to rapidly convert innovation into bottom line growth. She has broad experience within many sectors of the wireless industry,  garnered through previous roles at Kyocera, PCD, Western Wireless and Microsoft. A staunch advocate for the industry, her passion for bringing mobility products, applications and solutions to market is contagious.

MESUT GUVEN

As Senior Director for IoT and M2M at T-Mobile US, Inc., Mesut is charged with driving innovative LTE / NB-IoT solutions and products to market. Mesut joined the T-Mobile family thirteen years ago by way of Metro PCS. His 25 years in the telecom / wireless industry includes a previous stint at Nokia. Mr. Guven has specialized in developing 3G/4G wireless and IP technologies and products with a focus on automation, and is the co-designer and systems architect of the world’s first 4G LTE handset.

BALAJI SRIDHARAN

In his role as VP of IoT & M2M at T-Mobile US, Inc. Mr. Sridharan is responsible for sales, solutions and marketing for both consumer and business IoT. Balaji previously ran the Corporate Strategy & Analysis group at T-Mobile where he championed the effort to develop a comprehensive strategy for T-Mobile to enter the IoT market. Prior to joining T-Mobile, Balaji worked as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company focused on technology and telecom clients.

 

DAVE MAYO

In his role as Senior Vice President – 5G & IOT Business, Dave leads development of business and technical strategy along with the overall P&L associated with IoT business and monetization of T-Mobile’s new 5G network. Mr. Mayo leads T-Mobile in defining and developing an Uncarrier 5G business strategy by leveraging T-Mobile’s first-to-market nation-wide 5G network.

 

SHELBY NOAKES

As Director of M2M and IoT Sales, Shelby brings to his role vast experience developing and implementing successful strategies for companies implementing M2M solutions within the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Specializing in wireless for the last 14 years, Mr. Noakes has extensive experience working with Global Mobile Network Operators, leading M2M and IOT hardware OEMs, and a vast network of channel partners.

 

DANIEL HERB

As Director for Internet of Things at T-Mobile US, Inc., Daniel leads the teams that bring the voice of the customer and Un-carrier principles to products and events. An early advocate for the role of service providers in IoT, Daniel has been instrumental in bringing T-Mobile’s roadmap and organization to industry partners. Daniel has spent his career in wireless and web services, building and leading teams to take high value products to market on time with winning customer propositions.

 

KARRI KUOPPAMAKI

Karri Kuoppamaki is the Vice President of Technology Development and Strategy for T-Mobile US.  Karri is responsible for network-related technology development and innovation evaluation, as well as alignment between T-Mobile Network Technology and the regulatory environment. Karri has more than 20 years of international experience in product marketing, product development and technology management in the wireless industry, including a prolific stint at Nokia.

 

RUSTY LHAMON

In his current role as Sr. Director IoT Solutions for Home & Entertainment, Rusty is responsible for the overall IoT solutions business at the company, setting the business strategy and establishing strategic relationships to bring new solutions to market through retail, T-Mobile for Business, and partner channels. Prior to joining T-Mobile in 2012, he was COO of SignalSet. Rusty holds B.S. and M.S. Engineering from Stanford University.