IoT Evolution Expo Announces Industry Influencers as Judges for Battle of the Platforms

By TMC July 05, 2016

151 Advisors, AT&T, James Brehm & Associates, MIT, Machina Research, SunMan Engineering, Inc, US Cellular, and Verizon Wireless Choose the best IoT Platform

Norwalk, CT—July 5, 2016—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today THE 9th annual IoT Battle of the Platforms at  IoT Evolution Conference and Expo, being held July 11-14, 2016 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. This year’s Battle of the Platforms competition will commence on Monday, July 11th at 4 p.m.

“According to Gartner IoT Platforms are the next big push, but the reality is most IoT implementations are built with platform architectures enabling device, networks and applications to integrate,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution.  “The ability to simplify implementation and enable vertical implementations to utilize the core IoT technologies is the primary goal of every platform regardless of the specific markets they serve.”

The Battle of the Platforms will provide participants the opportunity to demonstrate their platform live to a panel of judges, as well as an audience of attendees and potential end-users. Judging will be based on the submission of a completed entry form plus the live demonstration.

Judges include:

  • Mark Thirman, IOT Strategy, Telus
  • Isabel Chapman, Analyst, Machina Research
  • Scott Scheuber, Director, Product Management, US Cellular
  • Doug Wilson, Partner Program - Internet of Things, Verizon Wireless
  • Godfrey Chua, Principal Analyst, Machina Research
  • Steve Brumer, Partner, 151 Advisors
  • James Brehm, Founder and Chief Technology Evangelist, James Brehm & Associates
  • Allen Nejah, Founder, President and CEO , SunMan Engineering, Inc
  • Sunder Somasundaram, Head of Business Development , IoT Services , AT&T Internet of Things

Participants include:

  • Aeris
  • Davra Networks
  • Ingenu
  • Numerex
  • WebNMS
  • Systech Corporation

All winners will be announced at IoT Evolution at an awards cocktail reception. Questions about the Battle of the Platforms competition, or on how to apply to present, should be directed to Matthew Gleeson.

IoT Evolution Expo is supported by Super sponsor, AT&T, Diamond, sponsor KORE, Platinum sponsor, Eurotech, gold sponsor Ingenu and corporate sponsors Artezio, Senet, SAS.

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

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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.

Media and Analyst Contact:

Jessica Seabrook             
Marketing Director
203.852.6800 ext.170
[email protected]

Edited by Stefania Viscusi
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