Mr. Trent co-founded Proximetry in early 2005 to make standards-based wireless networks vastly more predictable and robust through the company’s innovative software solutions. Mr. Trent brings close to 20 years of senior technology experience to Proximetry, with the past 10 years focused on solving the most difficult wireless and IoT networking challenges.
Prior to founding Proximetry in 2005, Mr. Trent was president and CEO of Vytek/Stellcom, which subsequent to an acquisition became the solutions division of CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP). During his five-year tenure at Stellcom, Inc., Mr. Trent led a team of professionals focused on the rapid development and integration of mobile/wireless technologies.
Mr. Trent’s previous experience includes serving as the senior vice president and group manager of SAIC’s e-Business Solutions organization. In this role, Mr. Trent managed a number of SAIC’s emerging e-commerce businesses, including the Automotive Network eXchange (ANX), a networking solution for the automotive industry. Prior to that, Mr. Trent was the group manager of SAIC’s health solutions organization, which provided systems integration and consulting services to some of the nation’s leading health providers. Mr. Trent initially joined SAIC in 1993, serving as the vice president of marketing for its systems integration organization.
Before joining SAIC, he held business development roles at Digital Equipment Corporation and Sun Microsystems with a significant emphasis on support to government and other public-sector solution providers.
Mr. Trent holds a Master’s degree in Management of Technology from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.