Wendy Caceres brings over 25 years of world-class cloud and IoT experience to her leadership of Inseego’s global marketing programs. Prior to joining Inseego, Ms. Caceres was Worldwide Head of Enterprise Marketing for Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. She led product marketing, sales enablement, customer advocacy and adoption initiatives for the entire AWS platform and Amazon’s people-based services. In addition to leading a large U.S.-based team, she had oversight of AWS enterprise marketing staff across Amazon’s geographies worldwide and led global enterprise positioning and go-to-market strategies. In this role, she was responsible for the development of high-impact marketing campaigns and sales enablement programs that underscored the differentiation between Amazon Web Services and its competitors, resulting in AWS dominant global market share position.
Prior to AWS, she served as Vice President of Marketing at Ayla Networks, a leading platform for connected smart home products, where she moved them into new international markets and led demand generation programs yielding 100 percent year-over-year growth. Before that, she was at Echelon, where she positioned the company as a leader in the industrial IoT market for their open standards control networking platform. She also served as Chief Marketing Officer for Global IP Solutions (acquired by Google).
Earlier in her career Ms. Caceres held senior executive marketing positions at Knight Ridder, Personify, Tessera Enterprises and NEC. She also held senior agency roles and founded her own consulting practice, serving clients such as Cisco, VMware, eBay, Jabil and Heirloom Computing.
She holds a degree from the University of Minnesota in Journalism & Mass Communications and completed MBA coursework in Business Communications at the University of St. Thomas.
Dan Picker is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in developing and deploying wireless infrastructure, software, medical devices, applications, and mobile devices, including strategic planning and global platform management for companies like Nokia and PureWave Networks.
Before joining Inseego, he served as an advisor and board member for many companies, guiding the wireless enablement of medical devices and other products that now benefit from 4G and 5G connectivity. As CTO of PureWave Networks he helped pioneer the world’s first high-performance 4G small cell base stations for both terrestrial and aeronautical applications. He provided strategic direction for product roadmaps and cost reduction programs while leading digital and RF hardware, software, firmware, mechanical, industrial design, antenna development, integration, and test for the company’s infrastructure equipment. He also served for two years as the Chair of the International Wireless Consortium (IWPC) Small Cell Working Group, a team comprised of over 120 of the world’s top operators and OEMs.
During his 12-year tenure at Nokia, he rose through the ranks to become the Head of Wireless Platforms, CDMA Operations, with global responsibility for CDMA platform software, hardware and ASIC development.
He holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering (Communication Theory and Systems) from UCSD, and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from UCSB. He also holds over 20 wireless technology patents and publications.