March 24, 2014
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., February 24, 2014 – Synapse Wireless, a leader in delivering solutions for the Internet of Everything, today appointed George Sun, Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development, and Kathy Snyder, Senior Vice President of Client Services. The Internet of Everything is the connection and communication of new and existing devices to each other, to the internet, and to you.
With these appointments, Synapse expands its healthcare capabilities and focus, providing leadership for company growth, and high-touch customer services.
Expanded Healthcare Capabilities“Adding George and Kathy, two respected leaders each with a deep understanding for healthcare customers’ business- and patient-driven needs, allows Synapse to realize its desire to provide the very best that customer partnerships can bring,” said Kevin Orndorff, President of Healthcare, Synapse Wireless.
George Sun has over 25 years’ experience in healthcare and telecommunications. This body of work encompasses a range of understanding and knowledge for sharing data across the healthcare enterprise. In his recent role as Vice President of Sales at Intelligent InSites, Sun helped customers integrate cloud-based real time locations systems (RTLS) with existing healthcare operational systems that can include electronic medical records, medical devices, financial systems, workflow management and analytics, garnering up-to-the-minute intelligence and operational efficiency. George has a BS in Chemistry from the University of California, Davis.
Kathy Snyder, with over 20 years’ experience with leading technology-based products and software companies, brings a background grounded in the understanding of medication distribution and management as well as the interoperability across medical devices and healthcare information technology (HIT). She most recently worked with CareFusion Corporation, as Vice President of Marketing, leading the go-to-market activities in its infusion business unit. Snyder received her BS in Nursing from Carlow University, her MBA from Point Park University and also participated in the Master of Public Management Program at Carnegie Mellon University. She holds Six Sigma Advanced Green Belt and Pragmatic Marketing Product Management certifications.
About Synapse Wireless, Inc.Synapse Wireless, Inc. (www.synapse-wireless.com) delivers proven, scalable M2M connectivity solutions designed to revolutionize business. Built on its award-winning SNAP® wireless mesh network operating system, Synapse brings game-changing analytics that matter. Synapse Wireless solutions are deployed on enterprise-class platforms, distributing intelligence to the edge of its customers’ networks. Synapse is a subsidiary of McWane, Inc. (www.mcwane.com/).
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Synapse is a Huntsville, AL based Internet of Things (IoT) company specializing in providing software, hardware, and networking solutions to develop, deploy, and manage the "Things" in IoT. Synapse enables corporations, product companies, and business partners to make their products smarter and to manage products wirelessly. By connecting the physical world of "Things" to the digital world of IoT, their customers can monitor, control, optimize, and manage their products in ways and places never before possible by leveraging their embedded Network Application Platform called SNAP. Synapse was founded in 2008 and is a subsidiary of McWane, Inc., one of America's largest privately owned companies (www.mcwane.com).
McWane, Inc. is a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Alabama, with companies across the United States and the world. At the McWane Family of Companies, we cast ductile iron products--including pipe, valves, hydrants, fittings, and plumbing products--manufacture fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, steel pressure vessels, and build network switches and monitoring equipment. We are the leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world while focusing on the safe, environmentally-friendly manufacturing of our products. With more than 6,000 team members McWane has a longstanding commitment of support to the communities where we live and work.