Ivo Rook is senior vice president of Internet of Things (IOT) and Product Development for Sprint. In his role, Ivo is responsible for leading a world-class team to deliver technologies that change the way people live, the way businesses operate and the way society evolves. Ivo also serves as liaison officer to the Softbank Group of companies involved in the IOT space.
Before joining Sprint, Ivo was chief executive officer for Vodafone's IOT business and also worked as an executive vice president for BT and Deutsche Telekom, leading their enterprise sales and large deal organizations.
Ivo earned a master's in Information Management from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and has leveraged his scientific background into a career in strategy and deal-making as a corporate entrepreneur. He is a pragmatic executer and truly global player, having worked many years abroad, and speaks four languages. Ivo is married and a proud father of five children.