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Globetouch Adds Founders of Cubic and SVG as Advisors

By Ken Briodagh November 15, 2017

Globetouch, a leader in global connectivity services for the connected car and the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the appointment of two new advisors: Pat Phelan, founder, Cubic Telecom and currently SVP, Identity services, TransUnion, and John Hartnett, Founder, SVG Partners and Thrive AgTech, will both play a key role in guiding Globetouch as it continues to leverage the huge potential of the connected car and IoT markets.

Phelan is a serial entrepreneur known for building and selling a number of companies in the telecoms and software space, including Cubic Telecom and Trustev, which he founded before being acquired by TransUnion. Hartnett has more than 25 years of executive level experience in both B2B and B2C organizations across the tech, mobile, software and telecoms sectors.  He is Founder and CEO of SVG Partners, a Silicon Valley investment, technology and advisory firm. He is also the Founder of THRIVE AgTech, a venture and innovation platform working to advance the future of Food & Agriculture.

“We’re honored to have both Pat and John joining us as advisors,” said Riccardo Di Blasio, CEO, Globetouch. “We’re really proud and excited about everything we’re doing here at Globetouch to build a solution that caters to the needs of the M2M (machine to machine) and Connected Car market. But even with all our recent growth and recognitions, we appreciate that we need advisors with a depth of experience in this market to continue our momentum in a market that offers unlimited growth.”

Built on an ecosystem of mobile operator networks, Globetouch offers connectivity by enabling infrastructure and a mobile operator ecosystem. The company provides global cellular connectivity for IoT and M2M services with more than 400 network operations in 180 countries.


Ken Briodagh is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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