John Higgins Joins SkyBitz as Vice President of Sales
Posted on January 28, 2013
HERNDON, Va. – January 28, 2013 – SkyBitz®, the leader in remote asset tracking and information management solutions, today announced John Higgins has been appointed as Vice President of Sales, where he will be responsible for managing the North American Commercial Sales team. Working closely with the executive team, Mr. Higgins’ position will help the company to continue to grow its position as the market leader in asset information management and deliver exceptional solutions and service to customers.
John brings a tremendous amount of sales leadership experience to his new position. He understands our customers’ business concerns across many of our verticals and has extensive experience with wireless and mobile industry solutions,” said Henry Popplewell, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SkyBitz. “I am confident that SkyBitz’s long history of growth and commitment to outstanding customer service will continue under his leadership.”
Higgins has more than 15 years of sales leadership experience with Fortune 500 companies. Higgins was most recently at XO Communications where he helped create the National Accounts program. Prior to XO, John worked for Sprint and their acquisition of Nextel Communications where he managed sales teams selling a portfolio of wireless solutions to enterprise business clients. He has held several leadership roles focusing on the Transportation, Retail and Distribution verticals while at Nextel and again at Sprint overseeing all activities specific to those vertical customers. In his role as the Director of Strategic Accounts at Sprint, his team was responsible for 25 of the company’s largest accounts in the southeast with a majority of customers focused in the Transportation vertical. He has a deep knowledge in mobile technology integration with a focus on enterprise management solutions.
About SkyBitz, Inc.
SkyBitz, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telular Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLS), is a leader in global remote asset management solutions, and in providing real-time information on the location and status of assets. More than 800 enterprises rely on SkyBitz technology to achieve total asset visibility, improved security, lower operating and capital expenses, and enhanced customer service. SkyBitz delivers its solution via SkyBitz Insight, a secure web-based application that is fully customizable and requires no software downloads. For additional information, visit www.skybitz.com.