Prem Kumar is the Vice President & Head of Global Technology Platforms for Kontron and is responsible for New Technology Introduction and Architecture activities. Prem Kumar is a seasoned technologist and M2M/IOT expert, with broad Engineering, and Product Management expertise. He has 20+ years of Cellular industry experience including embedded software management, mobile chipset design and development, and cellular standards and systems development. Prior to that, he was the CTO & Co-founder at Cluster Wireless for 5+ years. Prior to that, Prem Kumar was at Qualcomm where he held various Engineering and Product Management roles, and was the Product Management Lead for BREW Client middleware for three years. Prem Kumar has a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, Executive MBA degree from San Diego State University, and B. E., in Electronics and Communications Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai, India. He has 10 patents issued, and 19 pending with US patent office.