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KAAZING, Pioneering Innovator in Web Communications for the Internet of Things, Expands Executive Structure to Tap $7.3 Trillion IoT Market as Forecast by IDC

KAAZING, the pioneering innovator in accelerating the Web for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced today an expanded executive structure to address breakout growth opportunities for event-driven, IoT-scale Enterprise Web Communications.

Led by recently appointed CEO Vikram Mehta, founder and former CEO of BLADE Network Technologies, KAAZING’s core leadership combines proven Silicon Valley and global entrepreneurs, pioneering protocol and standards innovators, IoT platform architects, and software and mobile applications gurus.

KAAZING’s new appointments include:

  • Chief Architect Todd Montgomery, former Vice President Architecture, Messaging Business Unit at Informatica, where he designed the 29West low latency messaging products for the financial services sector.
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Jeremy Geelan, former President & COO of Cloud Expo, Inc., and Conference Chair of the international Cloud Expo conference series.
  • Vice President, Engineering Brennan Gaunce, promoted from Senior Director, Engineering & Quality Assurance to lead KAAZING’s core development team.

CEO Vikram Mehta said, “KAAZING’s expanded executive structure positions us to lead the future of the event-driven enterprise with proven software connectivity solutions for the tens of billions of connected ‘things’ predicted for this decade. KAAZING’s customer roster already includes one of the world’s largest energy-producing and trading companies, several of the world’s top-ten banks, one of America’s leading professional sports franchises, one of Europe’s most sophisticated rail transport networks, one of the top-three freight companies in the USA, several of the world’s top commercial airlines, one of the world’s best-known cable and satellite networks and several of the world’s most valuable retail brands.”

KAAZING Co-Founder & President Jonas Jacobi said, “Today’s developers are faced with the need to deliver IoT applications and services faster and with far greater immediacy at global scale than ever before. KAAZING’s expanded executive structure is a testament to the pioneering innovations of our original development team, who built the first two-way, event-driven, enterprise Web Communications solution – with the HTML5 WebSocket standard as its foundation enabling enterprises and application developers to come quickly to market with competitive offerings that can readily scale on demand for thousands or millions of users.”

About Kaazing

KAAZING, an IDG InfoWorld 2014 Technology of the Year Award-winner, is helping define the future of the event-driven enterprise by accelerating the Web for the Internet of Things. The KAAZING Gateway is a software-based Enterprise Web Communications platform that enables mobile users, marketplaces and machines to connect and communicate -- in real-time, more reliably and at unprecedented scale. KAAZING's founders pioneered the groundbreaking HTML5 WebSocket standard that is the foundation for KAAZING’s software, platform and systems innovations that enable enterprises to delight customers with new IoT applications and services. Visit, follow/join our Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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