Risk UK Richard Cunliffe joins secure connectivity specialist CSL as product and innovation director – Risk UK

CSL, the provider of secure connectivity for M2M/Internet of Things (IoT) devices, has announced the appointment of Richard Cunliffe as product and innovation director. Cunliffe joins CSL with over 15 years’ experience in the mobile Internet and data sector. He has contributed to the success of both corporate and international start-ups including Hive, one of the largest connected home providers in the UK and Arqiva (a leading UK communications infrastructure company central to millions of vital connections). Cunliffe previously co-founded BOZII back in 2003, having identified a market opportunity to offer growing numbers of Wi-Fi users the ability to obtain broadband Internet connectivity at any ‘hotspot’ worldwide. Having joined CSL after four years at Hive, Cunliffe commented: “I’m delighted to have joined such an innovative and fast-growing company. I believe there are great market opportunities out there for CSL and I’m looking forward to starting in my new role.” Ed Heale, CSL’s CEO, commented: “Richard has an excellent track record of developing new business and delivering new propositions. He’s a proven entrepreneur with a deep understanding of the M2M/IoT market and will be instrumental in delivering our growth ambitions.”