FreeWave Technologies Announce New Leadership Roles

BOULDER, CO May 20, 2024 – FreeWave Technologies, a pioneering leader in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions, is pleased to announce the promotions of Vice President of Engineering Richard Reisbick to Chief Technology Officer and Director of Manufacturing Karen Barboza to Vice President of Manufacturing.

FreeWave CEO Steve Wulchin commented on the promotions, “Since joining FreeWave, Richard and Karen have consistently delivered exceptional results for our company and clients. Richard’s and Karen’s new roles will further enhance our leadership in IIoT solutions, taking us to the next level of strategic growth.”

Mr. Reisbick brings a wealth of experience including roles as a serial entrepreneur, transformational engineer, IoT expert, and leader of high-performance teams. He is also an inventor who has prioritized the user experience and engineering of architecture of hardware and firmware for products utilizing MCU, DSP, and FPGA technologies. He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering and has various licenses and certifications in cloud and edge computing.

Ms. Barboza has more than 25 years in leading and initiatives across quality, manufacturing, warehousing/logistics, accounting and engineering in various roles for Colorado and Texas technology and manufacturing companies. She has a master’s of science degree in management and has earned Six Sigma, ISO Lead Auditor and ASQ Lean Specialized certifications.

About FreeWave Technologies

Based in Boulder, Colo., FreeWave Technologies is an IIoT data solutions provider that believes data unlocks true business transformation for those operating in the hardest-to-reach places on earth. For more than 30 years, the company has equipped remote industrial operators with edge intelligent radios and solutions – manufactured in the United States – to optimize the extreme edge of their operations. Today, FreeWave integrates its powerful Insights™ data platform, data visualization through a single pane of glass, remote monitoring at the edge, and turnkey connectivity – including satellite – to create an intuitive path from operational data to extraordinary decision-making for business transformation at scale. Visit to get started.


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