Former Optus IoT & M2M Practice Lead, Anthony Stewart, has joined low power IoT connectivity and solution provider Thinxtra as General Manger Sales for Australia and New Zealand.

Stewart spent two years as Associate Director of IoT & M2M at Optus, following more than four years as the carrier’s’ Practice Lead for IoT & M2M, according to his Linkedin profile. Prior to that, he was an M2M Market Development Manager and Account Manager at Optus.

Stewart has twenty years’ experience in the telecommunication industry, according to a Thinxtra statement. That includes time spent working “extensively with Australian IoT early adopters”.

His new role will see him pushing Sigfox’s Low Power Wide Area Network, which Thinxtra operates here.