Kai Imgenberg joins Swissbit NA from Aware, Inc. to become Sales Director for Embedded IoT Solutions

Swissbit, a leading manufacturer of storage, security and embedded IoT solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Imgenberg as Sales Director for Embedded IoT Solutions. In this strategic role, Kai will lead a team of IoT sales professionals, driving Swissbit’s vision to become a premier FIDO2 solution provider in North America. He will also play a pivotal role in expanding Swissbit’s end-to-end embedded IoT security business across the B2B market, covering everything from chip to cloud.

Kai brings over two decades of international sales and management expertise to Swissbit. His extensive experience includes market research, establishing effective regional partnerships, and successfully negotiating and closing business deals on a global scale. Prior to joining Swissbit, Kai played a key role in developing the international business and team for the leading biometrics software products, services, and solutions provider Aware, Inc. in North America. His work contributed to more than 50 % of the company’s total revenue, proving his ability to drive success in the competitive cybersecurity landscape.

“Joining Swissbit is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of a company known for its innovation and commitment to security. I am eager to lead the IoT sales team and establish Swissbit as a leading provider of FIDO2 solutions in North America,” said Kai Imgenberg, Sales Director for Embedded IoT Solutions at Swissbit.

Kai’s expertise extends beyond biometrics and Identity and Access Management (IAM) to include cloud computing, digital onboarding, AI, and crafting comprehensive IAM solutions for both enterprise and governmental agencies. Besides a strong network and extensive experience in collaborating with top global and regional system integrators in the IAM domain, Kai also brings comprehensive sales expertise in the government and financial sectors to Swissbit.

Matthias Poppel, CSMO at Swissbit, stated, “We are thrilled to welcome a true cybersecurity leader such as Kai to the Swissbit North America team. His proven track record in driving sales and establishing successful partnerships aligns perfectly with our vision for growth in the embedded IoT security market. With Kai at the helm of our sales efforts, we are confident in achieving new milestones and delivering cutting-edge solutions to our customers.”

Kai has two business degrees from the University of Trier, Germany, and Neuchâtel, Switzerland, along with numerous cybersecurity certifications.