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KVH HIRES IoT DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 

KVH Industries has appointed Sven-Eric Brooks as senior director of business development for KVH Watch, the company’s recently announced maritime IoT solution.

According to KVH, Maritime IoT is an emerging area of vital interest to ship owners, ship managers, and maritime equipment manufacturers who are seeking ways to improve vessel operations through real-time monitoring and data analysis. A subscription-based solution, KVH Watch IoT Connectivity as a Service leverages the company’s end-to-end maritime VSAT connectivity services, advanced satellite communications antennas, and high throughput satellite (HTS) network.

“This is an exciting time to join KVH as we apply our connectivity solutions to meet urgent needs throughout the maritime industry,” said Brooks. “Connectivity is the foundation to all digital applications and the key to enabling more efficient operations at sea. The KVH Watch IoT connectivity service is a true industry game changer that delivers affordable and reliable IoT connectivity anywhere.”

Brooks has nearly 20 years of experience in the maritime industry with expertise in integrated bridge systems, smart and connected vessels, ship operations, and fleet management solutions. Prior to joining KVH, he worked for Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine in a variety of roles culminating as business development director responsible for Sperry Marine’s key accounts. Brooks is based in Hamburg, Germany.

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