Anant Agrawal, CMO, Cantaloupe Systems
Mr. Agrawal is the founder, chief marketing officer, and a director of Cantaloupe Systems. He was formerly the president of Laltech that manufactured OEM computer systems.
Glen Allmendinger, Founder and President, Harbor Research
Since the firm's inception in 1983, Glen has worked closely with a broad spectrum of telecommunications, information systems, electronics and automation companies in North America, Europe, and the Far East. His project direction and consulting has assisted these firms in the development of corporate and business unit strategies, new product, market and service opportunities, and new core capabilities.
Gary Ambrosino, CEO, Sensicast Systems
Gary Ambrosino joined Sensicast in 2006 as President and CEO. He has extensive experience in the wireless networking, M2M and online media industries as an executive in venture-backed startups as well as Fortune 500 companies.
Brian Anderson, VP of Marketing, Axeda Corp.
Brian Anderson joined Axeda in the fall of 2001 and is responsible for marketing at Axeda including product marketing and management, marketing communications and programs. During his tenure at Axeda, Mr. Anderson has been integral to both the marketing and product strategy of the company.
Joe Barkai, Practice Director, Product Lifecycle Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights
Joe Barkai manages the product-lifecycle strategies research and advisory program at IDC Manufacturing Insights, covering product-lifecycle management, asset-lifecycle management, design collaboration, and lean enterprise.
Andrew Berman, CEO, AirLink Communications
Since 2004, Andy Berman has grown AirLink into a leading next generation wireless technology company. Berman has introduced new products to existing markets, certified its products on most national public networks, and opened many new business channel opportunities.
Alex Brisbourne, President and COO, Co-Founder and Director, KORE Telematics
Alex has over 20 years of experience in the networking and telecommunications industry, in Europe, North America and Asia. He has extensive experience in wireless, enterprise and fixed line services and sits on the Board or Advisory Board of a number of technology companies in the USA and Canada.
John Canosa, President and CEO, Palantiri Systems
John Canosa is President and CEO of Palantiri Systems, a firm dedicated to helping clients adopt and deploy business strategies based on machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Mr. Canosa has over 25 years of experience in the electronics and software industry with over 15 years in the device networking area.
Harold E. Cavallaro, founder and principal, CavCo Management Partners
Harold Cavallaro is the founder and principal of CavCo Management Partners where he provides leadership for his team of business consultants to ensure the delivery of solutions that leverage advanced manufacturing and supply-chain performance improvement concepts and methodologies, such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Synchronous Management.
Rob Conant, Co-founder & VP, Business Development, Dust Networks
Rob heads up Dust Networks business development efforts. Previously at Onix Microsystems, Rob invented the micromirror technology that established the company as a leader in MEMS-based fiber optic switches. While at Pinnacle Technologies, Rob built the engineering team and directed business development. Rob holds a PhD and MS in electrical engineering and a BS in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley.
Scott D. Constien, VP of Technology and CTO, Enfora
Scott Constien joined Enfora upon its inception. As the Vice President of Technology and CTO, Mr. Constien is responsible for setting the technology direction for Enfora. He played a key role in leading Enfora’s technology migration from CDPD to GSM/GPRS product development.
Spencer Cramer, CEO, Ei3 Corp.
Leveraging Mr. Cramer’s business experience in automation and security, Ei3 creates custom remote monitoring and service platforms for OEM’s and their customers.
Roger Dewey, President & CEO, Telit Wireless Solutions Inc.
As President and CEO, Roger Dewey is leading Telit Wireless Solutions’ emergence into the North American M2M marketplace, focusing the company’s efforts on telematics, fleet management, and automatic meter reading industry sectors.
Pam Ferguson, Alternate Channels & M2M Solutions, Rogers Business Solutions
Pam Ferguson joined Rogers Wireless, Canada's only GSM/GPRS carrier, in 2003 to establish and build its Asset Tracking & Logistics portfolio. Since that time, she has lead the development of the Machine-to-Machine practice and assumed the role of Director, Alternate Channels.
Steve Fey, President, Tridium
Steve Fey has over 20 years of experience in the controls industry, including building automation, security automation and industrial controls. During that time Steve has held a variety of senior management positions in sales, marketing and systems engineering. Steve is a graduate of Cornell University with a B.S. in electrical engineering.
Dean Fledderjohn, GM of M2M Business Segment, Kyocera Wireless Corp.
Dean Fledderjohn is the general manager of the M2M business segment at Kyocera Wireless Corp., a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation based in Kyoto, Japan. He works with emerging technologies, wireless operators, hardware and software developers, systems integrators, and end user organizations to help shape the emerging M2M landscape and position the company as a leader with compelling and enabling devices, applications, and services.
Michael Freudmann, VP Sales and Business Development, eDevice S.A.
Michael Freudmann is Vice President Sales & Business Development at eDevice, responsible for eDevice's global sales operations including direct and channel sales. He is also responsible for developing and managing eDevice's services business including the development of partnerships with telecommunication network providers worldwide.
Dr. Chanan Gabay, Business Development Manager, Motorola Inc.
Dr. Gabay, as a Business Development Manager in Motorola's N2CS, has had extensive experience in business development and top management positions in the EC projects (m-ToGuide, REACT, COM2REACT).
Dave Gadberry, Director of Engineering, Can Lines Engineering
Dave has played a lead role in moving the design, engineering and manufacturing functions of CLE to a 3D environment, helping the company to grow. Dave has years of experience in the design, engineering and installation of material handling systems, focusing on the food and beverage industries.
Jim Gagnard, President and CEO, SmartSignal Corp.
Jim Gagnard, President and CEO of SmartSignal Corp., has a distinguished 25-year track record of executive management experience. Prior to joining SmartSignal, he was the CEO of Questra, as well as Diffusion.
Shari Garman, M2M Product Manager, Dielectric Communications
Shari Garman is the M2M Product Manager for Flash Technology/Dielectric Communications. Her key responsibilities include creating and executing an M2M strategy for the company, identifying and evaluating M2M opportunities, developing and managing the overall product life cycle of remote monitoring products and services for their worldwide markets.
Aviad Gefen, Director of Wireless Modules Business Unit, Motorola Inc.
Aviad Gefen is the director of Motorola’s wireless modules business unit, a position he has held since August 2004. Gefen oversees all aspects of this unit, including strategy, marketing, Research & Development, supply chain and worldwide sales operations.
Keith R. Gelinas, VP of Sales and Marketing, The Morey Corp.
Keith R. Gelinas is Vice President, Sales and Marketing for The Morey Corp. Keith was recruited to The Morey Corp. as Vice President, Sales & Marketing on Nov. 1, 2004, his responsibilities include complete P&L responsibility for Sales & Marketing, including management of the selling process, vertical market segment strategy, product focus, pricing strategy, product and services market positioning and growth strategy.
Ma’an Ghanma, Director of Mobile Communications, CETECOM Inc.
Ma’an Ghanma joined CETECOM back in 1999 and has since taken on the roles of Test Lab Manager and Deputy Quality Manager. His management role at CETECOM is backed by seventeen years of experience in product certification, product design/development, IS infrastructure, and a Masters of Science degree in Telecommunications Management from Golden Gate University, S.F.
Adam Green, Vice President, Business Development, INTEG Process Group
With over 20 years experience in engineering software & business development Mr. Green leads the company's efforts developing markets in discrete manufacturing as well as applications in other markets. Adam received his degree in Applied Physics from Southampton University (UK) and spent 7 years of his career as research scientist for the Ministry of Defense in the UK.
Bill C. Hardgrave, Director, RFID Research Center
Dr. Bill Hardgrave is founder and director of the RFID Research Center at the University of Arkansas. He has worked extensively on an assortment of RFID projects with companies from the retail, manufacturing, transportation, and information industries. In the area of data analytics, Dr. Hardgrave’s team has been heavily involved in analyzing RFID-generated data.
John C. Horn, National Director, T-Mobile USA
John Horn has been at T-Mobile for over five years during which time he has developed and managed Indirect Distribution for the California launch. During the last three years he has focused specifically on developing the telemetry program and go to market strategy. He is working with T-Mobile’s European partners on telemetry programs that can be supported in the US and Europe.
Chuck Horne, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Numerex Mr. Horne is responsible for product marketing and public relations activities for Numerex. He holds more than 20 years experience in telecommunications and information technology.
Steve Hudson, Vice President, Business Development, Omnilink Systems
Steve Hudson has more than 13 years of telecommunications experience, with subject matter expertise in Location Based Services and Wholesale markets. Hudson is responsible for expanding the global distribution, product portfolio, and capabilities of the company’s location-aware software through business partnerships with wireless carriers, device manufacturers, systems integrators, independent software vendors and direct enterprise companies.
Nick Hunn, CTO and Executive Director of the Mobile Data Association, EZURiO Ltd.
Nick has over thirty years of design experience, developing a diverse range of products, including a medical device that was awarded the Queen’s Award for Technology. Over the past fifteen years he has been closely involved with PC and GSM communications, designing convergence products for mobile data.
Emad S. Isaac, CTO, The Morey Corp.
Emad S. Isaac is Chief Technology Officer for The Morey Corp. Mr. Isaac began his career at The Morey Corp. in 2005; he oversees complete responsibility for the strategic technical direction for The Morey Corporation and leads Morey’s entire development engineering across all products and platforms, which include Displays, Telematics, and Control Platforms.
Richard Lackey, VP of Platform Development, SensorLogic
Richard Lackey brings more than 20 years of commercial software experience to SensorLogic including extensive industry knowledge and significant engineering, research and development, product lifecycle and quality experience. Lackey has held chief technology officer and vice president roles for numerous global software vendors in the field of logistics and systems management.
Tom Lehn, VP of Operations, RACO Wireless LLC
Tom Lehn is Vice President of Operations and oversees all aspects of business development for RACO Wireless, a division of RACO Industries. Tom has over twenty years of experience in the data collection and wireless industries and has been instrumental in GPS vehicle tracking and other start-up enterprises for RACO Industries.
Dave Litzenberg, Vice President of Sales, Technology Group International
Dave Litzenberg serves as Vice President of Sales for Technology Group International (TGI), developers of Enterprise 21 ERP software, in Toledo, Ohio. In previous assignments, Dave has served in various sales and marketing roles as well as business and technical roles. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Bowling Green State University.
Sam Lucero, Senior Analyst, M2M & Wireless Connectivity, ABI Research
Sam Lucero focuses on market analysis of Wi-Fi equipment, wireless sensor networking, and cellular M2M. His research experience across multiple networking and semiconductor markets gives him a broad outlook on how wireless connectivity markets are evolving.
Amit Mehta, Principal, Moblize
Mr. Amit Mehta, Principal of Moblize, a Chevron Technology Venture company. Graduated from Cambridge University, UK and possesses 11+ yrs of experience in M2M solution deployments. Pioneered the Any 2 Any in 1999 and winner of many national awards. Invited to conduct workshops by many fortune 100 companies on exploiting real time technologies as revenue generator vs. cost reduction tool.
Dan Miklovic, Vice President, Manufacturing - Industries Advisory Services, Gartner
Dan Miklovic is the Vice President and Industry Service Director for Gartner's Manufacturing Industry Advisory Service leading the research of a team of analysts covering all aspects of Manufacturing IT. A 30 year veteran of manufacturing, Dan has worked for manufacturers, software suppliers and consulting companies all focused on manufacturing IT. He has also been a faculty member of Central Washington University and currently serves on the curriculum board for ITT Technical Institute in St. Louis, Missouri, his home.
Thomas Mooney, Director, Business Development, CrossBridge Solutions
Tom has been with CrossBridge Solutions for nearly two years, and has over 16 years of business experience in the wireless industry. Tom has worked on both the carrier or network side of the business (CellularOne, SkyTel, WebLink Wireless) as well as on the wireless equipment side (Nokia, NEC), providing wireless devices to both the paging and cellular providers.
Jeff Newman, Chief Strategy Officer, Senior VP, Business Development, Enfora
Mr. Newman joined Enfora in June 2001 as Vice President of Business Development and recently additionally assumed the role of Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, he is responsible for setting corporate strategy and identifying, developing, and managing new business opportunities for Enfora’s next generation wireless products.
Robert Nowak, McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Robert Nowak received the B.S. (with highest distinction), M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1990, 1992, and 1995, respectively. Dr. Nowak is now the McFarland-Bascom Professor of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include statistical signal processing, machine learning, imaging and network science, and applications in communications, bio/medical imaging, and genomics.
Larry Osentoski, Advanced Systems Director, MTS Technologies Inc.
Larry Osentoski has more than 12 years of leadership experience within technical and operations program management for telediagnostics within the commercial automotive sector and the US Department of Defense. Larry holds multiple patents and led the development of the Wireless ePULSE vehicular fleet management solution.
Joel Osman, Sr. Executive, Accenture Technology Labs
Joel Osman is a Sr. Executive within the Accenture Technology Labs where he leads the technology and business development efforts for Intelligent Device Integration (which includes various M2M, RFID, sensor, telematics and remote monitoring technologies). He has been working both internally and with clients on mobile and wireless emerging technologies since 1996.
Stephan Ouaknine, President & CEO, Blueslice Networks Inc.
As President and CEO, Stephan Ouaknine brings extensive International Marketing, Finance, and Telecom experience to Blueslice Networks, as well an ability to act as a bridge between Marketing and Development.
Steve Pazol, VP & GM, nPhase, a QUALCOMM business
Steve Pazol is vice president and general manager of nPhase, a QUALCOMM business. Steve spent the last four years working to develop the M2M market, founding nPhase and helping it grow into one of the top M2M technology firms, garnering numerous awards.
Joe Peterson, Siemens, Director, Business Development - Wireless Modules US
As Director of Business Development for Siemens WM’s US Product Business, Joe Peterson is responsible for strategic account management as well as implementing and executing upon go to market strategies. Joe has eleven years of wireless experience, domestic and international, spending time on both the manufacturer as well as carrier sides of the business.
Craig Priest, VP Product Marketing, SensorLogic
Craig Priest is recognized national leading executive in the Transportation, Distribution and Supply Chain Management arena. He built and led (both strategically and tactically) successful Transportation and Distribution operations with market leaders in the retail industry (Wal-Mart) and in the supply chain software space (i2).
Mark Prowten, Director of Device Networking Solutions and Applications, Lantronix
Mark Prowten joined Lantronix in March 1996 and is the Director of Device Networking Solutions and Applications. During his tenure at Lantronix, Prowten has managed every product line at various times. In his current role, Prowten is responsible for product and solution development. He is looking at developing future products based on a combination of hardware and software applications that will resolve customer needs.
Chris Purpura, SVP of Marketing, Aeris
Chris Purpura, who joined Aeris in 2007, is responsible for all marketing and product management activities. Mr. Purpura has more than 15 years experience in Internet, infrastructure software, and VoIP communications companies both private and public.
Bill Quinn, Manager of Product Applications and Support, Agfa Global Services
Bill is presently the Manager of Product Applications and Support for Agfa Global Services in North America. Prior to joining Agfa, he held a number of management positions in manufacturing, logistics, and sales. Bill is an advocate of service and support technology with particular focus on improving the customer experience.
Amit Resh, VP of Business Development, Connect One
Amit was appointed VP of Business Development, after having been VP of Research & Development at Connect One. Amit has over 20 years' professional experience in the embedded industry, with expertise in networking, product definition and development. Amit holds a BSc in Computer Engineering and an MBA from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.
John Rouse, Vice President of Sales, Coronis Systems Inc.
John is a sales executive with seventeen years of experience in sales management, marketing, business development, and strategic planning. He has extensive knowledge in the field of ultra low power wireless solutions for Smart Metering, Industrial & Home Automation, and RFID. John received a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Operation Management and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA).
Robert Schoenfield, SVP of Business Development, Aeris
Robert Schoenfield, who joined Aeris in 1999, is responsible for all business development activities. Mr. Schoenfield has extensive experience with fast paced, highly dynamic organizations. Most recently, Mr. Schoenfield led the expansion of Aeris.net into Latin America as President of Aeris.net South America.
Jim Singer, Partner, Redwood Capital Group
As a Partner of Redwood Capital Group, Jim is responsible for advising information and communications technology clients on mergers and acquisitions and raising private capital. Jim focuses on enterprise technology solutions including service management software and enterprise networking solutions.
Alison Smith, Senior Research Analyst, AMR Research
Alison Smith brings more than 25 years of manufacturing software development, support, marketing, and sales experience to her role as senior research analyst at AMR Research. Alison is dedicated to the detailed study of the productive application of information technology to the challenges faced by global producers as they seek to implement and evolve demand-driven manufacturing strategies.
Paul Spencer, Chief Scientist, EMRT
Paul Spencer, as chief scientist, is responsible for driving technology and business applications development for EMRT’s customers and has over 20 years experience developing a broad portfolio of engineering and business solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-tier customers.
Guilherme Spina, Technology and Operations Director, V2 Telecom
Guilherme Spina is the Technology and Operations Director of V2 Telecom, he is also one of the company’s founding partners. As an entrepreneur Guilherme also started 3 other companies: Atlantic Connection Travel, the leading Brazilian travel bureau specialized in Southern Africa and Indic Islands; Zaxx, an environmental friendly in-company car care system; and KBS, a boutique management consulting company.
Douglas A. Standley, Wireless and Sensor Solutions Practice Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Doug has over 20 years of consulting experience and 6 years of C-level executive experience within wireless telecommunications and media sectors. Recognized as a Digital Convergence Strategist, for Deloitte Consulting, Doug leads the Wireless and Sensor service offering and provides leadership for strategic opportunities to utilize wireless, mobility, sensor technologies, and Collaborative Technologies across all industry channels.
Jerry Stenzel, Co-Owner, VAL-CO
Jerry is part owner and serves on the executive committee of VAL-CO. His conceptual design of the award winning Ventium environmental control for hog, chicken, and turkey facilities over 10 years ago laid the foundation for the future of the GrowTRAC Service, which monitors and controls these facilities through a web-based platform.
Peter F. Stone, SVP of Corporate Development , Aeris
Mr. Stone is responsible for strategic alliances and corporate planning for Aeris and oversees all finance and legal activities. Mr. Stone joined Aeris in 1996 as vice president of business development. He has over twenty years experience with telecommunications, software and other technology companies.
Michael T. Stramaglio, President and CEO, MWA Intelligence Inc.
Mike Stramaglio has a long history of leadership in the Office Equipment industry. Mike joined Electronics For Imaging as General Manager of EFI’s Service Automation division in 2003. Mike was responsible for Automated Dispatch Systems and the Intelligent Device Management solution set, bringing them together under a new name: Mobile Workforce Automation (MWA). On June 1, 2006, Stramaglio became the CEO and President of MWA Intelligence Inc.
Mikko Tepponen, M2M Specialist, Corenet Ltd.
Mikko Tepponen, is the leading M2M specialist at Corenet Ltd, Finland, where he is responsible for developing new service oriented models that approach the customer in a new way. He has worked for several leading companies in the Finnish M2M industry for the last eight years and his previous work includes solutions in gaming and vending industries.
Deepak Wanner, President & CEO, Precidia Technologies Inc.
A pioneer in the movement to adopt Internet Protocol (IP) based solutions in retail point-of-sale (POS), Deepak Wanner is the leading authority on integrating diverse POS systems onto one common IP network. Building on early successes in Canada, the world leader in debit card acceptance, Deepak is a strong proponent of network management in POS, helping merchants and other payments industry players realize the benefits of an actively managed network migration solution.
Bill Wark, Siemens, Director, M2M ONE NAFTA Region As M2M One Division Director, Bill Wark directs sales activity and leads the M2M One team in providing total end-to-end wireless data solutions to enterprise customers. These projects include a vast array of products and services ranging from wireless modules to solutions designed in conjunction with partners.
Alex Warner, President & Founder, Pedigree Technologies
Alex Warner is president and founder of Pedigree Technologies, a wireless sensor network platform company. For the past four years he has been on the forefront in the development of systems that support wireless device technologies in RFID, Wireless Sensor Networks, and Location Aware Devices.
Steve Whitehead, Marketing Director, Comtech Holdings
Steve holds the position of Marketing Director and was instrumental in migrating Comtech to an M2M communication solutions company. His key responsibilities include strategic marketing, systems architecture design and Comtech's Machine-to-Machine strategy.
David Wigglesworth, Director of Data Services, Iridium Satellite LLC
David Wigglesworth is the Director of Data Services for Iridium Satellite LLC. Since the inception of the company, David has been instrumental in the development and deployment of all the data services on the Iridium network. Most recently, David has been responsible for the launch of the 9601 Short Burst Data Transceiver.
Larry Zibrik, Marketing Director, Embedded Modules, Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Larry Zibrik is the Director of Marketing and Product Management for Sierra Wireless' Embedded Module product line. Prior to joining Sierra Wireless, Larry gained extensive experience with wireless data and M2M though twelve years at Motorola Inc. where he managed the Embedded Module portfolio globally for Motorola’s Wireless Data Group.