Sonim Technologies' Roger Wespe Recognized as a Next-Generation Leader in the Communications Technology Industry by IWCE

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonim Technologies today announced that Roger Wespe has been named  as a recipient of the IWCE Young Professionals Award, which showcases the next-generation of leaders in the communications technology industry who are shaping the future of the industry.

Roger is an early and vocal champion for FirstNet serving as Manager of Government Relations at APCO International and now as the National Public Safety Strategy & Technology Manager at Sonim Technologies.

"Roger is one of public safety's most knowledgeable technologists and legal minds. He has dedicated his career to developing a deep understanding of the technology needed to improve communications across the industry," said Anthony Martwick, Senior Vice President, Strategy/Public Safety, Sonim Technologies. "His masterful legal reading on the FirstNet legislation and dedication to educating thousands of people on the importance of broadband for first responders has contributed to bringing the Band Class 14 network from concept to reality."

The IWCE Young Professional Award recognizes young professionals under the age of 35 who have made a significant contribution in his or her company or agency and works in the communications technology industry. These individuals are executing some of the most innovative ideas, showing creativity and initiative.

Sonim Technologies is a provider of mission critical solutions designed specifically for professionals in the public safety and defense space.  The Sonim solution includes ultra-rugged, mission ready LTE handsets, applications and a suite of public safety-grade accessories, collectively designed to increase the productivity, accountability and safety for today's first responders. Sonim's commitment to delivering the most reliable and mission ready handset is amplified by our industry-leading, 3-year comprehensive warranty, which has redefined user expectations for ultra-rugged technology.  The company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., and offers its products with mobile operators around the world.

Since 1977, the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been the premier annual event for communications technology professionals. IWCE features over 400 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends in the industry. Individuals attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including government/military, public safety, utility, transportation and business enterprise. IWCE 2017 will be held March 27-31, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. For more information, visit


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