By Published On: December 6, 2023

IoT Connect Podcast with Guests Brian Deutsch (Pivotal) and Glenn Lurie (Stormbreaker VC)

Decoding the Future of IoT with Leaders in the Field

Welcome back to IoT Connect, your one-stop source for all things related to the Internet of Things (IoT). Our mission is to keep you updated with the latest trends, news, and developments in the IoT ecosystem. IoT Connect is proudly presented by TEAL, the patented eSIM platform built to connect any IoT device to any network, anywhere in the world.

Introducing our Esteemed Guests

In this episode, we have the pleasure of hosting two industry stalwarts – Brian Deustch and Glenn Lurie.

Brian Deustch is the CEO of Pivotal Commware, a pioneering company at the cutting edge of next-generation communications. Under his expert guidance, Pivotal is harnessing Holographic Beamforming (HBF) to maximize spectrum efficiency and boost broadband data throughput.

Glenn Lurie, a seasoned leader, was the President, CEO, and Board Member at Synchronoss Technologies. He also served as the President and CEO of AT&T’s Mobility and Consumer Operations, contributing significantly to AT&T’s growth. Presently, Glenn is a Partner at Stormbreaker VC and serves on the board of several companies, including Avis Budget Group, Teal, and Pivotal.

Inside this Episode: A Peek into the Future of IoT

Here’s a sneak peek into what this episode of IoT Connect entails:

The Genesis of Pivotal and its Investor Spectrum

Discover the intriguing founding story of Pivotal and how industry bigwigs like Bill Gates became investors in the company.

The Brian-Glenn Connection

Learn about Brian and Glenn’s first meeting and how Glenn ended up joining Pivotal’s board of directors.

The Rising Demand for Wireless Data

Explore when Brian realized the potential for massive demand in the wireless data market.

Decoding Holographic Beam Forming (HBF)

Understand the concept of HBF and why it is preferred over MIMO antenna techniques.

The Importance of Intelligent Beam Management System (IBMS)

Learn about the significance of IBMS in the IoT landscape.

Digging into Fixed Wireless Access (FWA)

Dive into the world of FWA and understand its benefits for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs).

The Future of mmWave (millimeter wave)

Discuss the future prospects of mmWave in the IoT ecosystem.

Pivotal’s Impact and Future Plans

Explore the sectors where Pivotal has made a mark, from edge connectivity to military applications, and learn about their future plans.

And much more! This episode is packed with insights and information that you wouldn’t want to miss.

Don’t Miss Out!

Join us on this exciting journey into the world of IoT with our esteemed guests. Tune in to this episode and enrich your understanding of the IoT ecosystem.

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