Press Release – RAIN RFID Alliance Appoints Jos Kunnen to its Board of Directors

RAIN RFID Alliance Appoints Jos Kunnen, CEO and Managing Director of Times-7, to its Board of Directors

Times-7 is proud to announce that the RAIN RFID Alliance, a globally recognized advocate for RAIN technology solutions across diverse markets, appointed Jos Kunnen, CEO and Managing Director of Times-7, to its esteemed Board of Directors. This strategic addition strengthens the alliance’s commitment to advancing the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem and builds on the successful partnership that began when Times-7 joined the RAIN Alliance in 2018. 

Times-7 brings expertise, innovation, and sustainability to the RAIN Alliance. Times-7’s active gold sponsorship in many Alliance meetings and successful RFID partnerships makes it an organic fit for Jos Kunnen’s appointment to the board.   

Jos is deeply committed to advancing technology for a more sustainable future and improving people’s lives through innovative RAIN RFID solutions. Joining the RAIN Alliance board will allow us to collaborate with industry leaders, advocate for technological advancements, and shape the future of IoT. "As CEO of Times-7, I have been at the forefront of our active engagement within the RAIN Alliance, emphasizing collaboration as essential for industry growth. Our participation and successful partnerships in the RFID space demonstrate our commitment to driving innovation," states Jos Kunnen. 
Since its inception in 2014 as an essential division of AIM, the RAIN RFID Alliance has rapidly expanded its influence, amassing a vibrant membership of over a hundred key industry players worldwide. This growth mirrors the increasing demand for seamless connectivity between the physical and digital realms, a vital requirement for nearly all IoT applications. 
Aileen Ryan, President of the RAIN RFID Alliance, expressed her enthusiasm for Jos Kunnen’s appointment, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Jos to the Board and look forward to collaborating with him and the rest of the board to advance the RAIN Alliance mission: creating a smarter and more sustainable world for everyone on the planet.” 

The strategic alignment between Times-7 and the RAIN RFID Alliance, culminating in Jos Kunnen’s board position, underscores the shared vision of leveraging RAIN RFID technology to revolutionize everyday items with low-cost, unique identification.  
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