Jan Svoboda

Principal @ Komtus, Advisor @ GoToTags

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International entrepreneur and business executive with 20 years of experience in the field of data collection, connectivity and solutions which are the fundamental building blocks of the connectivity and data generation solutions in the real world realizations of the Internet of Things.

• Over 12 years of management, sales & marketing, project & product management experience in high-tech AutoID and RFID industries.
Skills include:
Management, Marketing, Sales, Product Management, Engineering, Project, Management, Business Planning, Client Relations, Strategy Development, Strategy Execution, Global Business, International Experience

• Experience in building a business, developing strategies and execution. building a team to execute, forming new partnerships, search for new markets, and technologies to increase product revenue, market share, …
• International experience and ability to travel (domestic or international)
• Language skills: Fluent command of Czech (Slovak), English
Some knowledge of German, Russian and Polish

Specialties: Strategy development and execution, building team to execute, new market development, building brand recognition and product awareness, channel/OEM/direct sales development,

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Advisory Board Member


July 2014 - Present

GoToTags is a Seattle, WA based company that develops software and hardware solutions to service companies deploying Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Founded in early 2011 on the idea that the online and physical worlds would be connected via wireless sensors; GoToTags set out to make IoT projects a possibility. Today GoToTags is a market leader in IoT and works with companies worldwide to bring their projects to life.

Internet of Things, NFC, Mobile, BLE, Data Analytics, Online Services, QR, ECommerce, Commercial Printing



March 2014 - Present

- Strategic Consulting, including market analysis, internal evaluation, business plan & strategy development.
- Vertical and regional market strategies.
- Sales strategy and execution.
- Technology and product road-map development.
- Corporate development including strategic investments and M&A.
- Talent acquisition.
- Advising startups and new businesses.
- Connecting people and businesses around the world.

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