Kal Baumwart is the Business Development Manager for REDCOM’s Public Safety and Government Markets. Kal joined the team in October of 2018, where he supports the government and public safety markets, developing RF interop solutions. Kal has his Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Masters Degrees from the University of Kansas in Advertising and Composition. He continues to take classes as he is able towards another Masters Degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Management and Ethics.
With a strong history in product management, Kal is a vital asset to REDCOM because of his ability to empathize with each customer, translating complex products into comprehensible and tangible solutions. He has a strong history in the public safety market, having previously worked in RF at Harris for seven years, where he was responsible for making the entire public safety product set available worldwide. He led the development of a factory in Brazil to produce Harris radios for the Latin American market and drove specific upgrades to products for Latin America, Australia, and the Middle East. He also managed vendors in the Accessories supply chain, searching for better batteries, more rugged handheld microphones, and wearable IoT health and safety devices.
Kal also worked as the Senior Product Manager for Global Crossing – now Century Link – where he worked with IP, VPN, and VoIP solutions. He also worked at Sprint International with a variety of consumer voice products. Through this array of relevant experiences, Kal brings a deep understanding of communications technology to his role at REDCOM.
Kal enjoys his current role at REDCOM, where he is instrumental in investigating further opportunities with existing customers while finding ways to develop new relationships as well. Kal considers himself a true geek. In his spare time, he enjoys working with his son on products like Raspberry Pi and video games.