Feb 7, 2022

Alistair Fulton — Connecting & Enabling A Smarter Planet — VP, Wireless & Sensing Products, Semtech

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Connecting & enabling a smarter planet — alistair fulton, VP, wireless & sensing products, semtech.

Alistair Fulton ( is the Vice President and General Manager of Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group.

Semtech Corporation is a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for consumer, enterprise computing, communications and industrial end-markets. It has 32 locations in 15 countries in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Semtech is the developer of LoRa, a long-range networking initiative for the Internet of Things. As of March 2021, over 178 million devices use LoRa worldwide. LoRa has been used in satellites, tracking of animals, and natural disaster prediction.

Mr. Fulton joined Semtech in 2018 with over 25 years of experience in the Internet of Things (IoT), connected devices, machine to machine (M2M)/embedded, and analytics spaces.

Before joining Semtech, Mr. Fulton led the development of Hitachi’s Lumada Industrial IoT Platform, the leading “visionary” IIoT platform in Gartner’s 2018 magic quadrant. Prior to Hitachi, he led Microsoft’s early IoT initiatives, including the development and incubation of Microsoft’s v1.0 IoT platform (the precursor to the v3.0 Azure IoT platform).

Mr. Fulton also served as a Leader within Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations / Telecommunications Media and Technology practice, focused on new product development, innovation and strategic transformation engagements in the wireless & Internet of Things (IoT) sectors. He started his career at Telefónica UK.

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