Industry Leaders Join IoT Evolution Developers Conference to Discuss Developing Solutions to Transform Business

By IoTEvolutionWorld Staff May 11, 2016

The first set of speakers at July IoT Event will explore best practices, hottest trends and use cases

Norwalk, CT—May 11, 2016—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the first round of speakers to join IoT Evolution Developers Conference being held July 11-14, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference explores how to design and develop systems that monitor and manage the burgeoning IoT connected device market.  Workshops, tutorials and conference sessions cover business, consumer and industrial IoT applications. Topics include Java Embedded, interoperable devices, securing embedded devices, connecting to the cloud and more.

“Developing IoT solutions has never been easier with Arduino, Beagle Boards, RaspberryPi and several other solutions,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution. “However, optimization, mass production and ruggedized systems are the agenda for our IoT Developers Conference attendees.”

Industry experts are continually added to the IoT Evolution Developers 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.


  • Homaira Akbari, President & CEO, AKnowledge Partners
  • John Feland, Owner and CEO, Argus Insights
  • Kevin Lee, Sr. Director, Products, Azul Systems
  • Mike Walkley, Managing Director, Senior Equity Analyst, Canaccord Genuity Research
  • Didier Roche, Ubuntu Core Developer Advocate, Canonical
  • Kevin Kostiner, Founder, IoT-Strategist
  • James Brehm, Founder and Chief Technology Evangelist, James Brehm & Associates
  • Rob Purser, Development Manager for IoT and Hardware Interfacing, MATLAB at Math Works
  • Christian Legare, EVP/CTO, Micrium
  • Michael Lenoce, Managing Director, MVP Capital
  • Arthur Hicken, Chief Evangelist, Parasoft
  • Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist, prpl Foundation
  • Art Swift, President, prpl Foundation
  • Michael Crawford, Partner, Q Advisors LLC
  • Phil Attfield, Co-founder & CEO, Sequitir Labs
  • Richard Brennan, CTO, Telxxis
  • Michael Anderson, Chief Scientist, The PTR Group, Inc.
  • Jeff Belk, Managing Director, Velocity Growth

Registration for IoT Evolution Developers Conference Powered by Embedded Computing Design 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 IoT Evolution Developers Conference news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @IoTDevelopers.

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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.

About OpenSystems Media

OpenSystems Media works with industry leaders to develop and publish content that educates the embedded engineering community about new technologies, products, real-world examples of product applications, trends, and standards.  OSM cultivates the largest global community of embedded designers with our various channels, including blogs, design articles, videos, news, and product information. Coverage comes in the form of digital (web sites, interactive magazines, newsletters, on-line education, apps, and traditional social media), print magazines, and live events such as trade shows and conferences.

Media and Analyst Contact:

Jessica Seabrook             

Marketing Director

203.852.6800 ext.170

Edited by Ken Briodagh
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