Lantronix Appoints Enterprise IoT Technologist Sanjeev K. Datla as Chief Technology Officer
Irvine, Calif. – February 10, 2016 – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) – a specialized networking company providing smart IoT and M2M connectivity solutions – today announced that Sanjeev K. Datla, (42), has been appointed as chief technology officer of the company, effective immediately.
“With nearly two decades of experience in developing cutting edge enterprise networking and connectivity technologies, Sanjeev has the ideal skill sets and relationships to enhance our product roadmap and elevate Lantronix’s visibility in the IoT marketplace,” said Jeffrey W. Benck, president and CEO of Lantronix.
“With an installed base of millions of connected devices worldwide, Lantronix has a long-established reputation as an innovator in delivering compelling connectivity solutions,” said Sanjeev K. Datla. “I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to work with the Lantronix team in building upon this foundation to introduce new solutions that will make it easier for companies of all sizes to quickly and easily IoT-enable their devices.”
Prior to joining Lantronix, Datla served as CEO and founder of Moxtreme Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based startup technology company focused on the development of a cloud-based application-defined IoT and virtualized real-time messaging platform. From August 2010 to August 2013, he served as vice president of cloud initiatives for Emulex Corporation. Earlier, he was part of the founding management team of ServerEngines, an enterprise networking company that was acquired by Emulex. Datla previously served in senior technology development roles at Broadcom Corporation, ServerWorks Corporation and NEC Electronics. He earned a Masters in Technology degree in electronics design and technology with distinction from the Indian Institute of Science and a Bachelors of Engineering degree from Osmania University.
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a specialized networking company providing M2M (machine to machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions. Our products deliver secure connectivity, device management and mobility for today’s increasingly connected world. By networking and managing devices and machines that have never before been connected, we enable our customers to realize the possibilities of the Internet of Things. Founded in 1989, Lantronix pioneers robust, intelligent and easy to deploy solutions for mission critical applications in a wide range of industries, including data center, medical, security, industrial, transportation, retail, financial and government. Lantronix is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Europe, Asia and Japan. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.
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