Rajant Corporation , the pioneer of Kinetic Mesh Networks and provider of pervasive, multi-frequency wireless solutions, today announced Todd Rigby has joined the company as vice president of business development – mining. In his new role, Mr. Rigby will be responsible for overseeing global distribution for the mining industry.

"We are proud to welcome Todd to Rajant," said Bob Schena, founder and CEO of Rajant Corporation. "Our solutions, coupled with his background and experience will enable us to deliver fine-tuned solutions to the mining industry. Having a network of key contacts in both the Caterpillar and Trimble dealer networks, Todd will be invaluable as we expand our dealer network worldwide to keep pace with burgeoning demand for our Kinetic Mesh Networking products."

Todd’s proven leadership in technology distribution includes more than 20 years of experience in the mining, heavy construction, wireless telecommunications, and oil and gas industries.

For the past 12 years, Todd was employed by Wheeler Machinery Co., a Caterpillar mining dealer in Utah. As general manager of the equipment management division, he led the machine control and guidance group to become one of the largest technology distribution companies serving mining and construction in North and South America.

As a dealer for Caterpillar and Trimble technology products, Todd recognised the need to offer the most capable wireless network as part of the product portfolio. After becoming Rajant’s first dealer, Todd and his team were great proponents of Rajant’s Kinetic Mesh Networking solutions, and have been integrally involved in two of Rajant’s largest deployments – Kennecott Utah Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine, one of the largest copper mines in the world, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and North Antelope Rochelle Mine, one of America’s largest coal mines, located in Gillette, Wyoming..

Todd holds a BS degree in business management from the University of Phoenix.