Ir Jaap Groot is an experienced international executive with strong entrepreneurial skills who has created momentum, revenue growth and leadership in the IoT & M2M marketplace through outstanding commercial and business development skills and through creating relationships with industry leaders that are centered on solving strategic business issues.

Jaap has founded, built and sold businesses during his career and worked for Qualcomm, MiX Telematics and Sigfox. He currently is Vice President Global Business Development for LoRa at Semtech, Vice President Europe at the LoRa Alliance and Co-Chair of the IOT Workgroup at the Wireless Broadband Alliance.