M2M Pioneer to Lead Largest and Fastest-growing IoT and M2M Trade Group
London – January 14, 2015 – The International M2M Council (IMC), the largest and fastest-growing trade group serving the rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) sector, announced today that KORE CEO Alex Brisbourne has been voted Chairman. KORE is the world's largest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) dedicated to providing wireless connectivity for M2M.
Brisbourne was selected for his experience building KORE into one of the pre-eminent independent providers of broad-based M2M service solutions. He has been a leading voice in M2M for more than 10 years, has been quoted in numerous publications and served as a presenter at leading wireless conferences.
“Alex is pioneer in M2M and one of the most-recognized executives in our industry. We look forward to his leadership as we continue to grow the IMC and deliver increasing value to M2M members around the globe,” said IMC Executive Director Keith Kreisher.
The IMC has skyrocketed to 5,000 Adopter Members (associates), greatly exceeding all expectations, with more than 300 new professionals joining each week. These M2M innovators from OEMs and enterprises gain access to a wealth of IMC content covering everything from actual case studies to business best-practices to industry news.
Members come from the energy, healthcare and logistics industries with recent growth fueled by widespread M2M adoption in automotive telematics, building & construction, industrial Internet, retail and “smart city” segments. The IMC’s member base spans the U.S. and Europe, with a rapidly growing population from Asian countries.Brisbourne added, “The IMC serves a critical role in the M2M ecosystem. Never before has a group of M2M professionals spanning these disparate markets been assembled. I look forward to leading the IMC as we empower the growth of strategic M2M and IoT deployments.” Alex provides additional commentary in a video interview with Robin Duke-Woolley of Beecham Research, and more information can be found at www.im2mc.org.