AT&T Fast Pitch at IoT Evolution Expo Once Again Showcases Innovation

By IoTEvolutionWorld News May 13, 2015

Internet of Things developers to share solutions and vision

Norwalk, CT—May 13, 2015—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today that AT&T will be sponsoring Fast Pitch at IoT Evolution Expo, held August 17-20, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. IoT Evolution Expo is directed at companies interested in understanding how to develop, integrate and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) strategies. On Tuesday, August 18, at 4:15 pm, Mike Troiano, Vice President of Industrial IoT Solutions, AT&T will deliver a keynote address.

“IoT solutions are transforming the way businesses around the world operate: from enhancing productivity, reducing costs, opening up new revenue streams, and creating an overall richer customer experience,” said Mike Troiano, AT&T Mobility. “This year’s Fast Pitch competition promises to be a lot of fun. It’s a great way to accelerate collaboration and innovation for the Internet of Things.” 

Fast Pitch sponsored by AT&T, is open to developers, IT consultants and M2M and IoT enthusiasts looking to gain resources for new ideas and developmental growth. Companies and individuals have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to AT&T executives for the chance to win up to $10,000 in cash and achieve recognition from AT&T for innovation and creativity. The Fast Pitch Preliminary Round takes place in the afternoon on Monday, August 17, 2015. Finalists will be invited back to the Fast Pitch Finals in the Exhibit hall at Booth 401 on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 5:00-7:00pm. Winners will be announced on stage the morning of Wednesday, August 19, 2015. Participants can deliver their pitches via PowerPoint, media tools or live demos, but must not exceed three minutes. Registration to present at Fast Pitch is now open.

“The diversity of opportunities highlighted in last year's AT&T Fast Pitch demoed everything from Drone deployments of forestry sensors to social media connectivity using sensors.  I expect this year we will see an even greater spectrum of solutions and services,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution.  When it comes to IoT, AT&T's Fast Pitch shows the opportunities that are revealed and realized at IoT Evolution.   

AT&T is a Diamond Sponsor of the IoT Evolution Expo. The event is also supported by additional Diamond Sponsor, Spireon; Platinum Sponsor, Eurotech and; Gold Sponsors, KORE, Safran Morpho and Systech.

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.

For the latest IoT Evolution Expo news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @IoTEvolution.

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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