IoT Evolution Expo Announces the First Set of Speakers

By IoTEvolutionWorld News May 11, 2015

Internet of Things innovators share insight at Las Vegas event

Norwalk, CT—May 11, 2015—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the first round of industry leaders to speak at IoT Evolution Expo, held August 17-20, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. IoT Evolution Expo is the leading educational and networking forum for the IoT ecosystem. The event will present case studies, demos, unique sessions, special events and more that explore how to best utilize and implement IoT solutions that drive measurable results and business transformation.

“When it comes to the Internet, and for that matter the Internet of Things, the message is not about opportunity in any one industry, but the disruption possible in all industries,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IOT Evolution Expo. “IoT Evolution looks beyond the 1 percent efficiency discussions and works to show the new business models that turns things into services, efficiencies into revenue sources and connectivity into continual customer contact.”

The IoT Evolution Expo conference program highlights how the IoT is enabling solutions that transform businesses and provide life changing applications for consumers. Additional content covers technology issues, devices, sensors, security, network architecture, asset management and more. IoT Evolution Expo continues to add industry experts to the conference program but here is a first look the speaker lineup:

Keynote: Speakers:

  • Coach Joe Gibbs
  • AT&T, Mike Troiano, Vice President of Industrial IoT Solutions
  • Spireon, Marc Brungger, Chief Executive Officer


  • 451 Research, Ryan Martin, Analyst
  • ABI Research, Dan Shey, Practice Director, Enterprise & M2M
  • Applause, Rich Weiss, Director of Product Marketing
  • BlackBerry, David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Office
  • Cisco, Charles Byers, Technical Leader and Platform Architect
  • Cisco, Rodolfo Milito, Senior Technical Leader
  • Compass Intelligence, Keith Robinson, Sr. Strategist & Consultant, Head of M2M
  • Cradlepoint, Ken Hosac, VP of Business Development
  • First Analysis, David Gearhart, Analyst
  • Freescale Semiconductor, Ian Chen, Sensor Solutions Division
  • Geotab, Colin Sutherland, Vice President, Sales
  • Icontrol Networks, Greg Roberts, VP, Marketing
  • IHS,  Sam Lucero, Senior Principal Analyst,M2M & Internet of Things
  • IoT Advisor, Evangelist & Strategist, Dan McDuffie
  • James Brehm & Associates, James Brehm, Founder and Technology Evangelist
  • James Brehm & Associates, Martha Vasquez, Senior Analyst - Security & Managed Services
  • Machina Research, Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst
  • Micrium, Christian Legare, EVP/CTO
  • Opengear, Shirish Nilekar, Principal Product Manager
  • Ovum, Mike Sapien, Principal Analyst: Enterprise Practice: US
  • PLAT.ONE, Filippo Murroni, CEO
  • QNX Software Systems, Grant Courville, Director, Automotive & General Embedded
  • Red Hat, James Kirkland, Chief Architect
  • RLH Telecom Solutions, Richard Hathaway, Principal Consultant
  • RMAC Technology Partners, Clay Melugin
  • Stream, Nigel Chadwick, Co-Founder
  • Systech Corporation, Robert Lutz, Director of Product Management & Business Development
  • Vodafone, Andrew  Morawski, Head of M2M for the Americas

IoT Evolution Expo is supported by Diamond sponsors AT&T and Spireon, Platinum sponsor Eurotech and Gold sponsors KORE, Safran Morpho, Systech Corporation and Telit.

Registration for IoT Evolution Expo is now open. For more information, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media registration, contact Sarah T. Fullilove. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800 ext. 145.

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, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. IoTevolutionworld is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by 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: 2015 Connecticut Mobile Summit; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; Drone Zone 360; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; IoT Evolution Fog, Analytics & Data Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Conference;  SmartVoice Conference; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo featuring Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; 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: 

Sarah T. Fullilove

Marketing Manager

203.852.6800 ext. 285

Edited by Ken Briodagh
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