Since 2001, NetMotion Software has maintained one simple philosophy: help the connected world move more smoothly, seamlessly and productively. And have fun doing it. We're a privately held company based in Seattle, Washington, with offices around the world.
Our software empowers enterprises with the technology to efficiently and securely support their mobile workforces and deliver unparalleled user experiences.
98% customer satisfaction rate
97% annual customer renewal rate
91% Net Promoter Score (NPS)
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Learn More About NetMotion's History
We start off as a division
We become independent and move into our first home on Dexter Avenue.
We relocate to the Center of the Universe —Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood—and receive our first patent.
We launch the industry’s first purpose-built mobile VPN.
We integrate FIPS and enter the public safety market.
Deloitte ranks us as the second fastest growing technology firm in Washington State. We also join CEO Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. And sign our biggest customer to date, AT&T.
Deloitte ranks us in the nation-wide Technology Fast 500.
We sign our largest non-US customer to date.
We launch NetMotion Diagnostics. Our European headquarters opens in the United Kingdom. We’re also named a Gartner Cool Vendor.
Our mobile user base expands to 800,000.
We receive our first patent for NetMotion Diagnostics®. We expand into the Japanese market with localized software, get acquired by the Carlyle Group and launch our Software-Defined Mobility platform.
We move our headquarters to Westlake Avenue in Seattle.
We launch Operational Intelligence for enterprise mobility.
Christopher Kenessey brings nearly two decades of industry experience to the role and a strong reputation for inspiring people and growing industry leaders. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, with additional courses at Harvard University and Complutense University Madrid. When Christopher isn’t working, he’s attempting to climb the Seven Summits, having already climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Aconcagua, Mount Elbrus and Mount Kosciuszko.
Joe Savarese, CTO
A founding executive of NetMotion, Joe Savarese brings 30+ years of experience developing wireless networking solutions and is one of the original architects of NetMotion Mobility®. His technology leadership and vision are the foundation of NetMotion’s software-defined mobility platform. He has 17 patents related to security, wireless networking and mobility — and holds a BSEE from Rutgers University and an MBA from the University of Washington. Joe is also a decorated black belt martial artist.
Pearl Chan, CFO
Pearl Chan, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), brings a proven track record for successfully managing high-growth companies. She oversees all aspects of NetMotion’s business financials to advance operations, drive growth and maximize profits. Ms. Chan holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington. She also owns the world's cutest dog, a miniature Shetland Sheepdog named Sammy.
Clarence Foster, VP of Information Security/IT
Clarence Foster is responsible for the management and strategy of the Customer Support, IT and NOC Operations groups that continue to deliver a 98% customer satisfaction rate as well as an overall NPS score of 91. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice along with majors in Business and Economics from Washington State University. Clarence knows more about coffee than you do about your own child.
Erik Helms, VP of International Sales and Business Development
Erik Helms drives and manages sales and strategic partnerships for the company’s international markets, most recently expanding the company’s operations into Europe, Japan and Australia. Erik has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Washington.
John Knopf, VP of Product
John Knopf has lead the strategy and direction of NetMotion's product portfolio since 2002. He has over 30 years of software industry experience with early-stage and mid-stage companies, and has lead numerous products from inception to launch with commercial success. John has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University and was once shot in the chest (we think accidentally, but the jury's still out). Clearly, he survived.
Dan Pagel, VP of North America Sales
Dan Pagel, Vice President of North American Sales, brings a proven track record of growing market share with industry-leading mobile technologies. He is focused on new customer acquisition to take the company to the next level in sales and revenue. Dan has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Economics from William Jewell College, and an MBA in Finance, from the University of Missouri – Trulaske College of Business. Dan is by and large the reason there is never any Nerds candy left at the front desk.
Joel Windels, VP of Global Marketing
Joel Windels brings an impressive track record of success in global channel development and inbound marketing. Mr. Windels holds an executive MBA from the Imperial Business School, a top ten global institution, and was the youngest student in his cohort. Windels was previously VP of Global Marketing at Wandera, a mobile security firm based in London and San Francisco, that successfully raised over $50M in venture capital. Under his leadership, Wandera’s marketing team expanded into a global force that delivered triple digit year-over-year growth in both 2016 and 2017.
Joel’s background in mobility, security and fast-growth environments makes him a valuable asset to NetMotion Software.
Christina Balam, Human Resources Director
Christina Balam manages the company’s HR programs and supports its growing workforce. She is a passionate leader across the organization, committed to driving talent acquisition, employee satisfaction and performance programs. Christina earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Washington State University and is also a certified Kettlebell instructor. She enjoys pumping iron in her free time.
Lee Johnson, Director of Global Marketing
Lee Johnson leads the company’s strategic planning and execution of branding and go-to-market programs. He manages field, channel, PR, lead generation and digital marketing for North America, EMEA and APAC regions. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Minnesota State University and a minor in Japanese language from the University of Oregon. He was convinced to purchase a Nespresso machine in a time of desperation, and has since formed an incurable addiction to high-end coffee pods.
Jason Turner, Director of North America Channel Sales and Marketing
Jason Turner has over a decade of experience working with channel partners. He is passionate about helping the channel community find new ways to help their customers achieve their mobility goals. Jason attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. In his free time Jason enjoys golfing and trying new restaurants in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois.
Clif Weeks, Director of Sales and Channel Operations
Clifton Weeks brings many years of sales and business development experience driving revenue and managing customer relationships. He leads NetMotion’s sales operations for North America and is focused on streamlining the end-to-end sales process to maximize operational efficiencies. When he is not maximizing operational efficiencies, Clifton enjoys racing J29 sailboats around Puget Sound. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business from University of Washington.