Laurens Swaans joins nok9 as CTO – Nok9 Press Release

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Original:Laurens Swaans joins nok9 as CTO – Nok9 Press Release

nok9 AB announced it has welcomed Laurens Swaans on board as their new Chief Technology Officer. The release states, “Formerly the Director of Technology Strategy and System Architect at ConvenientPower, Laurens now forms part of the key leadership for nok9 and will oversee [their] R&D team, develop and execute [their] technology strategy, and continue [their] work with global partners on industry standardization. Laurens has been a core member of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) since its early days in 2009, when he joined while serving as a hardware designer at Philips Applied Technologies. Laurens played a key role in bringing the Qi wireless charging standard from conception to specification, and was instrumental in developing the first testing platform for Qi-enabled products. He later became chairman of the WPC Low Power Work Group to uphold the Qi standard and advance the technology for countless new applications.”(More…)