Vince has over 25 years of success in Semiconductor and Wireless Component sales and distribution, representing companies including Texas Instruments, Alcatel, LSI Logic, Siemens, Cypress Semiconductor, Digital Equipment Corp., Silicon Image and many others. Vince holds a BSEE from Penn State university and an MBA from Santa Clara University
Founded in the Silicon Valley, PWS has become a leading IoT solutions provider serving the M2M/IoT market and executes on all aspects of IoT network deployments including network design, hardware procurement, software configuration, staging, API integration, device certification, implementation, management, and support. With experience serving many different IoT verticals and markets including digital signage, primary internet applications, utilities, asset tracking, EV charging, and medical markets, PWS is well positioned to continue to grow at an incredible pace.
In November of 2021, PWS was acquired by OptConnect, a long-time leader in managed wireless solutions. The acquisition allows two complimentary and innovative organizations to add additional strategic capabilities, product lines, and service capabilities, while also providing opportunities to scale with greater end-market diversification and global reach. Together, OptConnect and PWS provide a full range of hardware and connectivity options to support customers in their unique and specific business needs. Learn more about OptConnect here.
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Wayne VandekraakChief Sales Officer
Wayne oversees business development, new customer acquisition, sales, and account management for OptConnect and PWS, a division of OptConnect. Wayne holds a BA in History and an MBA from Portland State University. His previous positions include management roles at Wells Fargo Bank and E*TRADE Financial. Previously, Wayne was the Founder and President CEO of Solvport, an IT services company based out of Portland, Oregon.
Derrick CalderonVP of Sales & Business Development
Derrick manages and directs the day to day sales and business development efforts at PWS and has been an active contributor to the IoT space. For more than a decade, he has built teams to develop, deploy and manage various IoT solutions throughout North America and Latin
America. Most recently, Calderon played the leading role in building Cox Communication’s Smart City go-to-market strategy.
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