AT&T, Cisco, Sprint, GE, Google Access Share Insight at M2M Evolution Conference & Expo

By IoTEvolutionWorld News July 17, 2014

Event features leading M2M experts at Las Vegas conference

Norwalk, CT—July 17, 2014—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the keynote and speaker lineups for M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held August 11-14, 2014, at The Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada. M2M Evolution will provide attendees with case studies, demos and unique sessions about utilizing and implementing Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions. The event provides CIOs, IT management, technology directors, engineers, application developers and more the opportunity to be completely immersed in M2M and the Internet of Things (IoT) through technology demonstrations, tutorials and by exchanging ideas with colleagues and potential partners. 

“We have assembled a highly skilled lineup of speakers for M2M who will provide insight on industry trends and how businesses can optimize the use of Machine-to-Machine technology,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, M2M Evolution. “We are looking forward to sharing all that M2M has to offer and helping attendees absorb valuable information to make their own M2M implementations a success.”

Presentations at M2M will be delivered by the industry’s leading experts in the M2M sector. Keynote speakers include:

  • Andrew Morawski, Head of M2M in the Americas, Vodafone
  • Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst, Machina Research
  • Allison Smith, CEO/Voice Goddess, The IVR
  • Bill Schrier, OCIO, State of Washington
  • David Gustafson, CIO, State of Nevada
  • Jay Ferro, CIO, American Cancer Society
  • Karl Dahlin, VP Business Development, iRobot
  • Magnus Lundgren, Head of Connected Vehicle Cloud, Ericsson
  • Mark Spencer, Founder & CTO, Digium
  • Michael Troiano, VP, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions
  • Mohamad Nasser, Sr. Director, M2M Product, Platforms and Marketing, Sprint
  • Philippe Lindheimer, VP, Schmooze Com Inc.
  • Terry Bradwell II, Executive VP and CIO, AARP
  • Dr. Tori Temple, Vice Provost for IT, UNLV
  • Wei Tang, VP Business Development North America, Yealink

Additional speakers include:

  • Bill Conley, M2M Systems Development Engineering Manager, B&B Electronics
  • Chad Jones, Vice President, Product Strategy, Xively
  • Dane Whitbeck, CEO, Meshify
  • Eshwar Pittampalli, Director, Market Development, Open Mobile Alliance
  • Frank Ploumen, Director, M2M Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent
  • Fred Yentz, President & CEO, ILS Technology
  • Gary Butler, Chairman & CEO, Camgian Microsystems
  • James Brehm, Founder and Technology Evangelist, James Brehm & Associates
  • Jason Voiovich, Vice President, Marketing, Logic PD
  • Jeff Belk, ICT168 Capital, LLC
  • Jeff Liebl, Chief Marketing Officer, Digi International
  • Jeff Smith, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Numerex
  • John Horn, President, Raco Wireless
  • John Canosa, General Manager, M2M/OEM Solutions, ThingWorx
  • Jon Woodland, Director, Cloud Solutions, Eurotech
  • Kenneth Lowe, Director, Business Development, Gemalto
  • Kevin Shatzkamer, Distinguished Systems Architect, Cisco
  • M. Mobeen Khan, Executive Director of M2M Product Marketing for Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions
  • Nigel Chadwick, Co-Founder, Stream
  • Niloy Sanyal, Head of Market Strategy, GE Software
  • Dr. Preston Marshall, Spectrum Access Technology, Google Access
  • Rick Lisa, Group Sales Director, Global M2M, Intel
  • Reid Carlberg, Principal Developer Evangelist,
  • Rob Landers, CEO, Multitech
  • Robert Lutz, Director of Product Management & Business Development, Systech Corporation
  • Ryan  Martin,  Analyst, Yankee Group
  • Scott Johnson, CEO & Co-founder, Devicify
  • Scott Nelson, Senior Vice President of Business Growth, Chief Technology Officer, Logic PD
  • Shiraz Hasan, Sr. Executive Director M2M & Mobile App Solutions Advanced Enterprise Solutions, AT&T
  • Susan Peterson, Sr. Software Business Architect, GE
  • Tim Hahn, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
  • Venky Karuppanan, Teezle
  • Xavier Mesrobian, Sales Executive, Skkynet


M2M Evolution is supported by Diamond Sponsors AT&T, Ericsson and Sprint; Platinum Sponsor Wind River; and Gold Sponsors Amdocs, Arrow Electronics, B&B Electronics, Eurotech, ILS Technology, KORE, Numerex, RacoWirless, Red Hat, Systech Corporation, ThingWorx, Verizon and Vodafone.

Registration for M2M Evolution is now open. For more information please contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for M2M Evolution should contact TMC's Matthew Gleeson at 203-852-6800 x145.

For the latest M2M news, updates and information follow on Twitter at @M2MEvolution.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. IoTevolutionworld is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Currency 2.0; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; FreePBX World; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Media and Analyst Contact:      

Ashley Baster

Connect2 Communications       

(919) 435-9112


Edited by Maurice Nagle
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