The LoRa Alliance™ chooses Microshare’s Charles Paumelle and MultiTech’s Sara Brown as Marketing Committee Co-chairs

SUZHOU, China, 17 October 2017 ­–– Charles Paumelle, a co-founder of IoT Data sharing start-up Microshare and Sara Brown, long-time IoT evangelist, have been named by the LoRa Alliance™ to co-chair its Marketing Committee. The LoRa Alliance works to establish its Low Power Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN™) as the leading open global standard for secure, carrier-grade Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.

Paumelle, who is based in the UK, serves as Chief Marketing Officer at Philadelphia-based Microshare, has been active in the LoRa Alliance for years and has led his company’s delivery of data sharing software across several projects for LoRaWAN clients, both for public and private networks. He brings more than 20 years of large enterprise transformation through new technology across international markets.

Brown, who is based in the US, serves as MultiTech’s senior director of marketing, has been an active participant in the LoRa Alliance marketing committee activities in support of MultiTech, a founding member of the Alliance. She brings more than ten years of IoT and M2M expertise and more than 20 years of technology marketing experience to the Alliance’s efforts to raise its profile, promote open standards for low-power, wide area networking and improve member outcomes.

 “Charles and Sara bring an ideal combination of industry knowledge, spanning the LoRaWAN value chain, and strategic marketing know-how to take the Alliance to the next level.” said Jaap Groot, Board Member of the LoRa Alliance. “We’re delighted to have two such accomplished and respected people driving our marketing efforts.”

The LoRa Alliance is an open, non-profit association of 500+ members that believes the Internet of Things era is now. It was initiated by industry leaders with a mission to standardize Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) being deployed around the world to enable Internet of Things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M), and smart city, and industrial applications.

Paumelle will be presenting in a couple of sessions at the LoRa Alliance 9th All Member Meeting Open House in Suzhou, China on 19 October and will be available in the Market Place to demonstrate how to get more value out of IoT data.

About the LoRa Alliance: The LoRa Alliance is an open, non-profit association that has grown to more than 400 members since its inception in March 2015, becoming one of the largest and fastest-growing alliances in the technology sector. Its members are closely collaborating and sharing their experience to promote the LoRaWAN protocol as the leading open global standard for secure, carrier-grade IoT LPWAN connectivity. With the technical flexibility to address a broad range of IoT applications, both static and mobile, and a certification program to guarantee interoperability, LoRaWAN has already been deployed by major mobile network operators globally with wide expansion anticipated in 2017.

About Founded as in 2013, Microshare adopted a new name in 2017 to leverage the emergence of our core product, Microshare™, as the leading data governance solution for the IoT era. Microshare enables data sharing and monetization at scale through its patent-pending multi-party, multi-owner data management platform. Use cases and clients for our offering include property and facilities management, media, transportation, communications and energy. For more information, visit or contact Michael Moran at, (+1) 201-264-5751.

About MultiTech: MultiTech designs, develops and manufactures communications equipment for the industrial internet of things – connecting physical assets to business processes to deliver enhanced value. Our commitment to quality and service excellence means you can count on MultiTech products and people to address your needs, while our history of innovation ensures you can stay ahead of the latest technology with a partner who will be there for the life of your solution. Visit for more information.

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