31 Industry Leaders join Connected Transportation Conference Program to Offer Industry Insight

By IoTEvolutionWorld News April 28, 2016

Norwalk, CT—April 28, 2016—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the conference program for IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Conference being held July 11-14, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference explores the improvements in automobiles, fleet management and worldwide logistics services. Attendees will leave with an understanding of how IoT enabled solutions will transform consumer and business transportation products and services including medical and pharma cold chain transport, auto infotainment, usage based insurance, telematics and more.

“The car may not be ready to drive itself, but thanks to IoT we are getting assistance.  Optimizing routes and entertainment, delivering goods and services and reducing risk are all part of connected transportation,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media and Executive Director of Content for IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Conference. “Our speakers are driving the opportunities that bring value to IoT Vehicles.”

Industry experts are continually added to the Connected Transportation Conference program but here’s a first look the speaker lineup:

Keynotes From:

  • Chris Penrose, Senior VP, IoT Solutions, AT&T
  • Eurotech
  • James Euchner, VP, Global Innovation, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co
  • John Horn, CEO, Ingenu
  • Gary Davis, Chief Consumer Security Evangelist, Intel Security
  • Alex Brisbourne, CEO, KORE
  • Mike Finnerty, SVP/General Manager, Platform Products and Partnerships, The Weather Company
  • Shekar Ayyar, Corporate SVP of Strategy & Corp Development, VMware Inc.


  • Steve Brumer, Partner, 151 Advisors
  • Dan Shey, Vice President, B2B, ABI Research
  • Syed Zaeem Hosain, CTO, Aeris
  • Homaira Akbari, President & CEO, AKnowledge Partners
  • John Feland, CEO, Argus Insights
  • John Greenough, Research Analyst, BI Intelligence
  • Mike Walkley, Managing Director, Senior Equity Analyst, Canaccord Genuity Research
  • Tim Evavold, Executive Director, Automotive, Covisint
  • Carl Ford, Crossfire Media, CEO, Director of Content, Crossfire Media
  • Jon Woodland, Director, Cloud Solutions, Eurotech
  • Colin Sutherland, VP Global Sales & Marketing, Geotab
  • Oren Betzaleli, VP, Marketing, Harman
  • Sam Lucero, Sr. Principal Analyst, M2M & the Internet of Things, IHS Technology
  • Kevin Kostiner, IoT-Strategist
  • James Brehm, Founder and Chief Technology Evangelist, James Brehm & Associates
  • Andy Castonguay, Machina Research, Principal Analyst
  • Isabel Chapman, Analyst, Machina Research
  • Michael Lenoce, Managing Director, MVP Capital
  • Sridhar Ramachandran, CTO, Numerex
  • Michael Crawford, Partner, Q Advisors LLC
  • Angel Mercedes, Manager, Services Sales IoT Acceleration Platform, Sierra Wireless
  • Anatoli Levine, Director, Product Management – DTBU, Spirent Communications
  • Richard Brennan, CTO, Telxxis
  • Jeff Belk, Managing Director, Velocity Growth
  • Doug Wilson, Partner Program - Internet of Things, Verizon Wireless

Registration for Connected Transportation Conference is now open. For more information, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media registration, contact Jessica Seabrook. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800 ext. 145.

For the latest Connected Transportation Conference news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @iottransport .

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About Crossfire Media

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Media and Analyst Contact:

Jessica Seabrook             

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203.852.6800 ext.170

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Edited by Ken Briodagh
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