Paul Palmieri Joins Board of Directors

Published February 23, 2017


Paul Palmieri-1.jpgLink Labs announced today that Paul Palmieri, the respected technology executive who co-founded Millennial Media and took it public six years later, is joining its board of directors.

Mr. Palmieri, a former mobile data executive at Verizon Wireless, led the growth of its consumer mobile data and media business from double digit millions to nearly 5 billion in revenues between 2000 and 2005. In 2006, he co-founded Millennial Media, the market-leading independent mobile advertising platform. He served as the Chairman and CEO of the company, guiding its growth through a public offering, and for two years as a public company CEO prior to stepping down to become a venture investor in 2014.

“We are honored to have Paul join our Board of Directors during this time of tremendous growth and opportunity. His expertise and leadership in growing companies in the technology media and telecom space will provide us key guidance on our path to fast growth and market-leadership in the IoT space,” said CEO Bob Proctor.

“Link Labs is already the market leader in low-power, cost-effective, industrial-grade IOT solution development, deployment, and management for the enterprise market, and I will be excited to see them become a dominant global player in the Internet of Things,” said Paul Palmieri.

Paul Palmieri joins Link Labs CEO Bob Proctor, founder and CTO Brian Ray, and investor Christopher College on the board.

About Link Labs

Link Labs is a leading innovator in low-power, wide-area network technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company's patented Symphony Link and LTE Cat-M1 technology provides secure, two-way, low data rate, long range connectivity for connected devices. Link Labs has customers around the world and powers a range of IoT applications across industries, including logistics, industrial controls, agriculture, building controls, healthcare, smart cities, defense, retail, and utilities. Link Labs also sells a brand of real-time location systems called AirFinder. For additional information, visit or follow us at @LinkLabsInc.

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Jennifer Halstead

Written by Jennifer Halstead

Jennifer Halstead, MBA, CPA brings more than 20 years financial industry experience to Link Labs. She began her career in finance within the pharmaceutical industry and has continued in both public accounting and private companies. She passed the CPA exam with the 3rd highest score in the state and completed her MBA with an accounting concentration (summa cum laude). Jennifer has worked with several software companies and has led multiple venture financing, merger and acquisitions deals. She has helped companies expand internationally and has managed the finance department of a startup to 33 consecutive quarters of growth prior to acquisition. After the acquisition, she served as the Controller of Dell Software Group’s Data Protection Division where she managed a portfolio of multiple hardware and software products to scale and achieve over triple-digit growth worldwide in 18 months. Jennifer brings a depth of finance experience to the Link Labs team.

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