CEO and founder accepts award for breakthrough in global connectivity
WOLFSBURG, Germany – June 14, 2016 – Kymeta® CEO and founder, Dr. Nathan Kundtz, today received a 2b AHEAD Innovation Award at the 15th 2b AHEAD ThinkTank Future Congress event. The award presented at the annual event recognizes leaders for cross-sector innovation involved in changing industries at a fundamental level.
2b AHEAD ThinkTank has selected Dr. Kundtz for his work to disrupt the connectivity landscape and provide access to global, high-speed connectivity to anything that moves. Kymeta’s innovative, metamaterials-based, mTenna® technology is used to create satellite antennas with no mechanical or moving parts that are lightweight, low-profile, energy efficient and affordable. This technology will open up important new markets for the satellite industry high speed broadband satellite connectivity globally for vehicles including automobiles, airplanes, trains, ships and yachts and more.
“I want to thank the entire Kymeta team and our valued partners. Together we are revolutionizing mobile connectivity by making it more secure and accessible,” remarked Dr. Nathan Kundtz, CEO and founder, Kymeta Corporation. “Our disruptive technology is opening up new markets for the satellite industry and making mobile high speed satellite access a reality. It is rewarding to work on a technology that will fundamentally change the way people will connect on a global level.”
“We are inspired by Dr. Kundtz’s mission to bring mobile internet access to areas that have never had it before,” said Michael Carl, Director Trend Research, Studies & Events, 2b AHEAD ThinkTank. “At 2b AHEAD we see disruptive technologies every day and it is rare to see a technology like Kymeta is introducing with such broad impact across markets and around the world. We are happy to recognize Dr. Kundtz with the 2016 AHEAD Innovators Award on behalf of all those who seek to make communications possible across all boundaries.”
This is the second award presented to Kymeta this month for its work in global, mobile connectivity. Earlier this month, industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan awarded Kymeta’s mTenna technology the 2016 New Product Innovation Award for overcoming data congestion and poor security associated with current data networks in a streamlined design that embeds seamlessly into the roof of a car.