40 New Speakers Join the Fog Computing, Analytics & Data Conference in Las Vegas

By IoTEvolutionWorld News May 09, 2016

Thought leaders shed insight on extending the Cloud to the Edge to Drive Big Data, Analytics and IoT Applications

Norwalk, CT—May 9, 2016—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the first round of speakers for the IoT Evolution Fog Computing, Analytics & Data Conference, being held July 11-14, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas . The event will focus on the benefits of Fog Computing, including managing switches, routers and sensors, monitoring and aggregating data, storing and sharing information for business intelligence systems and support for mobility of device, people and assets.

“Our recent survey showed us that 90% of Enterprises believe analytics is the key to success with IoT while only 40% of those surveyed feel they are effectively using their data,” said  Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution. “We have focused on adding Fog speakers that know how to gather information at the edge and to use analytics to assure success.”

Industry experts are continually added to the Fog Computing, Analytics & Data 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.


  • Dan Shey, Vice President, B2B, ABI Research
  • Homaira Akbari, President & CEO, AKnowledge Partners
  • John Feland, CEO, Argus Insights
  • John Greenough, Research Analyst, BI Intelligence
  • David McCarthy, Director of Products, Bsquare Corporation
  • Mike Walkley, Managing Director, Senior Equity Analyst, Canaccord Genuity Research
  • Charles Byers, System Architect, Cisco
  • Ken Hosac, Vice President of Business Development, Cradlepoint
  • Carl Ford , CEO, Director of Content, Crossfire Media
  • Eugene Signiori, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
  • Oren Betzaleli, VP, Marketing, Harman
  • Sam Lucero, Sr. Principal Analyst, M2M & the Internet of Things, IHS Technology
  • Kevin Kostiner, Founder, IoT-Strategist
  • James Brehm, Founder and Chief Technology Evangelist, James Brehm & Associates
  • Phani Pandrangi, Chief Product Officer, Kii
  • Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring
  • Isabel Chapman, Analyst, Machina Research
  • Max Silber, VP, Mobility, MetTel
  • James McCaffrey, Senior RSDE, Microsoft Research
  • Michael Lenoce, Managing Director, MVP Capital
  • Sridhar Ramachandran, CTO, Numerex
  • Steve Stover, VP of Marketing and Product Management, Predixion Software
  • Art Swift, President, prpl Foundation
  • Michael Crawford, Partner, Q Advisors LLC
  • Jeremie Bellec, President, SpinalCom
  • Anatoli Levine, Director, Product Management – DTBU, Spirent Communications
  • David Salisbury, VP of Sales & Marketing, Star Cloud Services
  • John Canosa, CEO, Tandem Running
  • Richard Brennan, CTO, Telxxis
  • Doug Wilson, Partner Program - Internet of Things, Verizon Wireless
  • Dale Skeen, CTO & Co-Founder, Vitria Technology
  • Shekar Ayyar, Corporate SVP of Strategy & Corp Development, VMware Inc

Registration for Fog Computing Analytics & Data 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 Fog Computing Analytics & Data Conference news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @FogAnalyticData.

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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.

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203.852.6800 ext.170

Edited by Ken Briodagh
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