The First Set of Speakers for IoT Evolution Expo Announced

By IoTEvolutionWorld News October 19, 2015

Internet of Things Innovators Share Insight at Florida event

Norwalk, CT—October 19, 2015— TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the first round of industry leaders to speak at IoT Evolution Expo, to be held January 25-28, 2016 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.  IoT Evolution is the leading educational and networking forum for the IoT ecosystem and for any company looking to understand how to develop and implement IoT solutions that drive measurable results and business transformation.

“‘Things being the way they are’ is an expression we have heard for decades, but at IoT Evolution our speakers are going to tell us how things can be,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution.  “Our speakers represent thought leadership for the IoT ecosystem as well as the best innovation in various vertical markets. If you’re ready to see where the next wave of IoT opportunity is happening, then you should come, look, listen and learn at IOT Evolution Expo.

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:

Keynotes from:

  • Ingenu, John Horn, CEO
  • Eurotech, Larry Wall, CEO
  • Telit, Fred Yentz, CEO


  • 151 Advisors, Steve Brumer, Partner
  • Aeris, Syed Zaeem Hosain, CTO
  • Akana, Ryan Bagnulo, API Solution Architect & Software Engineer
  • AnyPresence, Richard Mendis, Chief Product and Marketing Officer
  • Applause, Ben Gray, Digital Experience Analyst
  • Ayla Networks, Rod McLane, Sr. Director of Product Marketing
  • Blue Mountain Microsystems Inc., Michael Darnell, Founder & Chief Technologist
  • CalAmp, Gabriel Nave, Director, Business Development
  • Canaccord Genuity Research, Mike Walkley, Managing Director, Senior Equity Analyst
  • Clear2there, Tom Shafron, Chief Technology Officer
  • Coris, Marc Josephson, Co-Founder
  • Cradlepoint, Ken Hosac, VP of Business Development
  • ETwater, Lee Williams, Chief Operating Officer
  • Gemalto, Kenneth Lowe, Device Integration Manager
  • Geotab, Colin Sutherland, VP Global Sales & Marketing
  • Guavus, Benjamin Parker, Chief Technology Officer
  • Hartford Steam Boiler, Noel Skwiot, Principal Engineer
  • Infobright, Don DeLoach, President and CEO
  • Inmarsat, Chuck Moseley, Director, M2M
  • IoT Evolution, Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director
  • James Brehm & Associates, James Brehm, Founder and Chief Technology Evangelist
  • Locus Traxx Worldwide, David Benjamin, CEO
  • Machina Research, Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst
  • Media Venture Partners, LLC, Michael Lenoce, Managing Director
  • Mera Software, James Hymel, CEO
  • Mesh Systems, TJ Butler, Chief Software Architect
  • Multicopter Warehouse, LLC, Kerry Garrison, COO
  • OneM2M, Richard Brennan, Marketing Chair
  • Ontegrity, Dr. Richard Scott, President
  • Open Mobile Alliance, Eshwar Pittampalli, Director, Market Development
  • Orbcomm/M2M Ninjas, Peter Dunn, Senior Consultant
  • Predixion Software, Steve Stover, VP of Marketing and Product Management
  • Semtech Corporation, Hardy Schmidbauer, Director of Wireless Products and IoT
  • Sprint, Mohamad (Mo) Nasser, Senior Director, IoT Platforms, Product and Marketing
  • Stream Technologies, Lawrence Latham, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Stream Technologies, Kurt Kelley, VP Strategic Partnerships
  • Systech Corporation, Robert Lutz, Director of Product Management & Business Development
  • T-Mobile USA, Angel Mercedes, Senior Manager, M2M/IoT Business Development
  • Telemetree, Inc., Ron Cook, President
  • Trimble, Prakash Iyer, Vice President, Software Architecture and Strategy
  • Verizon Wireless, Doug Wilson, Manager, Verizon Partner Program
  • Vitria, Venkat Eswara, VP, Marketing
  • Wireless Research Center of North Carolina, Larry Steffann, General Manager

IoT Evolution Expo is supported by Diamond sponsors Multicopter Warehouse and Telit, Platinum sponsor Eurotech, Gold sponsors, KORE, Ingenu and Sprint and corporate sponsor SIM Com.

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.

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Edited by Ken Briodagh
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