Donna Johnson appointed CMO for Cradlepoint and Head of Marketing for Ericsson’s Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions

Cradlepoint, recognized worldwide for its cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, recently welcomed Donna Johnson as the new chief marketing officer (CMO). In addition to this, she will lead the marketing for Ericsson’s Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions. Donna steps in after Todd Krautkremer, who, after a commendable near-8-year tenure at Cradlepoint, will take on the role of CMO Emeritus and serve as an internal advisor until the end of 2023.

In her new role, Donna is set to manage the worldwide marketing strategies for both Cradlepoint and Ericsson’s Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions. Building on her impactful stint as Cradlepoint’s senior vice president of marketing, Donna’s expertise will further the company’s mission of providing top-tier enterprise wireless network solutions globally. Her efforts will be coordinated under the leadership of George Mulhern, CEO of Cradlepoint and chairman of its board.

“Cradlepoint has seen significant growth and traction for its Wireless WAN and 5G solutions over the past several years,” said George Mulhern, CEO of Cradlepoint and Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions at Ericsson. “Donna’s experience and expertise in product marketing and go-to market is exactly what we need right now. As Cradlepoint expands its portfolio to include security and private cellular solutions, I’m confident that Donna and her team will continue to drive success for Cradlepoint and Ericsson in the 5G enterprise market.”

“Cradlepoint’s vision for enterprise 5G is leading the industry and ensuring seamless connectivity for business entities and the public sector worldwide,” said Donna Johnson, CMO of Cradlepoint and Ericsson’s Head of Enterprise Wireless Solutions Marketing. “It’s an exciting time to take on this role as Cradlepoint is creating an innovative suite of networking and security solutions to support the secure 5G enterprise, expanding the use of 5G within enterprises and integrating more closely with Ericsson’s enterprise strategy.”

Johnson has held various positions in engineering management, product management and product marketing at companies including Talari Networks, Aligo, and Dorado Software. Prior to joining Cradlepoint, Johnson was director of product marketing for NetScaler SD-WAN with Citrix. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

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