Jonathan Kendall is a familiar name and face to many in the mobile industry. He is an experienced sales professional with more than 25 years of experience and knowledge in the telecommunications space. Jonathan started his career in Oberthur Card Systems for 7 years, before specializing in reinforcing go-to-market sales and marketing strategies for high-profile companies and disruptive startups, mainly through periods of significant growth. He has worked in large Consulting firms like Cap Gemini, service providers like Vodafone and technology firms like Juniper Networks. In the last five years, his focus has been on working with Venture Capital firms like Accel supporting their high-growth start-up’s.
In his new role as CCO at Oasis, Jonathan will help accelerate product-market fit, support key business initiatives to strengthen Oasis’ positioning and reach the company’s growth ambitions in the eSIM industry for the coming quarters. It is a delight for us to welcome him within the Oasis family.
Jonathan is an outstanding appointment for Oasis as the company is entering a phase of evolution after achieving two major milestones in 2020: Tata Communication’s majority equity stake acquisition in Oasis and the release of the proof-of-concept for Velios-As-A-Service, the world’s first cloud-based eSIM for IoT devices.
Olivier Leroux, CEO at Oasis Smart Sim, said: “Jonathan brings an extensive experience, a far-reaching network and a positive, can-do attitude to our company. His wealth of experience in fueling SMEs’ growth, as well as his industry knowledge will be highly beneficial to the team: I know he will lead our business development, sales & marketing teams to new heights. We are excited to have someone of Jonathan’s caliber on board as we continue to set our sights on becoming a key player in the SIM and eSIM evolving industry. “
Jonathan commented: “The power-shift of eSIM in IoT and consumer markets is creating a paradigm shift in our industry. I have been in adjacent domains for the last few years, however, joining Oasis means being in the center of this industry transformation and working for a highly innovative and agile company. I know the Executive team well and I am highly motivated to play my part in scaling-out this outstanding company.”
We wish him an excellent integration and success within the Oasis Team.