AiRISTA, a leader in Real Time Location Services solutions (RTLS), is pleased to announce the addition of Diederik Houben to its leadership team as Vice President of Product Management. During this period of dynamic change in the RTLS market, Diederik will define an RTLS portfolio of advanced hardware and software technologies to align with customer consumption models. Together with AiRISTA partners, he will ensure the highest levels of solution quality and the resulting customer value.

“Our customers are extending the value of their RTLS platforms through integration with the rest of the enterprise,” said Sy Sajjad, founder and CEO of AiRISTA. “Diederik’s unique qualifications will extend AiRISTA’s platform reach and open new use cases and markets with the introduction of advanced RTLS technologies.”

Diederik, previously VP & GM at Cable Exchange, a CommScope division, brings extensive executive experience. Under his leadership, the division’s revenue grew more than 60% in four years, showcasing his strategic acumen in driving operational excellence and achieving double-digit EBITDA contributions.

Prior to his role at CommScope, Diederik held key global positions in engineering, business development, and product management within the automotive and telecommunications sectors. He holds a Master of Science in Applied Physics from Eindhoven’s University of Technology, a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Hasselt and is currently enrolled in MIT’s Chief Operating Officer Program.

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