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Kontakt.Io Acquires Ramp.Digital, CEO Prateek Gera Joins as VP of Product to Lead Expansion of Frictionless and AI-Powered IoT, the leading location Internet of Things (IoT) Infrastructure provider, announced that it has acquired, an Industrial and Manufacturing-focused IoT solutions company based in San Jose, California. As part of this acquisition, Prateek Gera, the founder and CEO of and a former executive at HP, Cisco, and relayr, joins as VP of Product for Simon AI,’s end-to-end IoT (Internet of Things) solution offering.

Breaking news: @kontakt_io acquires, CEO Prateek Gera joins as VP of Product to lead Simon AI,’s end-to-end #IoT solution for business users.

Gera, an MBA from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and engineering graduate from NITR India, brings 20 years of product, commercial and entrepreneurial experience and success in IoT, Industrial IoT, Cloud, enterprise, and consumer products from his previous positions at HP, Cisco, relayr, and His main responsibility at will be to drive the business and product roadmap of the recently announced Simon AI, next-generation IoT analytics for line-of-business users.

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“In the last few years, I have seen multiple IoT projects struggle beyond proofs of concept, primarily for two reasons,” says Gera. “Firstly, because of a lack of sharp focus on business outcomes. Secondly, complex, expensive and long drawn systems integration tend to obfuscate the value and return on investment of such initiatives. I am really excited about this opportunity to join forces with and lead Simon AI, built specifically to address these challenges. The solution expertise of and Kontakt’s success in IoT hardware and Infrastructure software are valuable assets that will help Simon AI succeed in creating frictionless IoT. I am looking forward to advancing the joint vision of simple yet powerful, scalable IoT solutions that solve real problems for business users”

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“I am excited to have joining,” says Philipp von Gilsa, CEO at “Prateek shares our vision of simplifying IoT and has the expertise to expand its footprint. It is my firm belief that he will take our solution-centric, machine learning approach to business workflows to the next level.”

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