AINA Wireless is delighted to announce the appointment of Jim Rapp as the new Channel Partner and Senior Vertical Market Manager for Public Safety in North-America, effective September 17th, 2018.
AINA Wireless has become a leader in developing rugged and versatile PTT accessories for digital communication, supplying products for major mobile device OEMs, carriers, the public sector and commercial operations.
Prior to joining AINA Wireless, Jim Rapp has held Business Development roles at Fortune 200 IT distributors including Avnet Inc, Synnex and Ingram Micro as a specialist in enterprise mobility, data capture and radio frequency technologies both regionally and nationally. Following 15 years in mobility distribution, he led partner recruiting and management initiatives at Soti and AetherPal enabling companies to better manage mobile devices, applications and users with Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Mobile Support solutions. Jim has routinely developed successful relationships with public sector focused Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and leveraged their solutions to develop mutually beneficial partnerships with Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs), Resellers, Systems Integrators and Service Providers.
“Many of our partners have great involvement in public safety initiatives like FirstNet” said Daniel Hackl, VP of Global Sales & Marketing of AINA Wireless. “Jim brings both the background around supporting a partner network and in-depth industry knowledge in the public safety world having worked with major departments on the state and federal level.”
Jim added “The change that digital transformation has provoked in public safety and across all industries is tremendous. I look forward to working with likeminded people at AINA Wireless, the forefront of digital transformation and communication.”About AINA:
AINA develops rugged wireless communication devices for push-to-talk over LTE/IP. Made in Finland, AINA’s products combine grown user habits and practicality with the versatility of modern communication and information technology. AINA’s products work in conjunction with mobile devices, PTT applications and two-way radios and are used in various industries such as transportation, construction, manufacturing, utilities, public safety, hospitality, healthcare and the military.