West Malling, Kent, UK. March 12, 2013 — M2M Now has appointed Gert Pauwels, M2M Marketing Director at Orange Business Services, to its growing Editorial Advisory Board. The honorary, invitation-only appointment brings the recently updated Board to eight members (For a list of Advisors see: http://www.iot-now.com/contributors/editorial-advisory-board/).
Gert Pauwels was born in Belgium in 1969 and holds an Industrial Engineer and Business Administration degree (Economical engineer). He started as global Product Manager at Atlas Copco headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium, and in 2000 he joined Mobistar where in 2002 he created a specific M2M Business Unit.
As Marketing Director he has a specific focus on partnerships, ecosystems and business development. Since 2009 he has combined this with being the Marketing Director of the France Telecom M2M International Centre of Competence, hosted by Mobistar in Brussels.
Orange Business Services, the France Telecom-Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, is a leading global integrator of communications solutions for multinational corporations. It claims the world’s largest, seamless network for voice and data, and Orange Business Services reaches 220 countries and territories with local support in 166 of them.
The operator offers a comprehensive package of communication services covering cloud computing, enterprise mobility, M2M, security, unified communications, video-conferencing, and broadband. Orange Business Services works across a global landscape, with thousands of enterprise customers and 1.4 million mobile data users relying on an Orange Business Services international platform for communicating and conducting business. Orange Business Services is a four-time winner of Best Global Operator at the World Communication Awards.