SOURCE: Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

September 28, 2015 09:06 ET

Keynote Speakers Announced for Day 1 of 3rd Annual ITA Internet of Things Summit

Community and Industry Leaders to Shine Light on the Future of IoT

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - September 28, 2015) - The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today the keynote speakers for day one of its 3rd Annual Internet of Things Summit. This year's summit is being held at Venue SIX10 on November 16-17, 2015.

"This year's Summit promises to be bigger and better than the past two years combined," said Fred Hoch, ITA CEO. "We expect double the number of attendees -- from 200 last year to over 400 this year. We are also increasing scope and speakers by running multiple tracks so that we can cover more content and ensure we are educating on the many different facets of IoT."

Day one of the summit, presented by CDW, will feature three keynote presentations, covering some of the most commonly asked questions about the Internet of Things space.

Day two of the summit, the IoT Capital Conference, presented by First Analysis Securities Corporation, will bring together executives from IoT companies and venture capital and private equity investors. Presentations at the Capital Conference will focus on topics relevant to investing in and partnering with IoT companies.

"The Capital Conference is a very exciting addition to the overall IoT Summit and it gives the Midwest the opportunity to highlight our strengths in connected technologies across several industries," said Brenna Berman, Commissioner & CIO, Department of Innovation & Technology, City of Chicago.

Presenting companies include: Bosch Software Innovations, Cartasite, CloudOne, Cradlepoint, Digi International, Gimbal, Google, Healthsense, Kore Telematics, NantHealth, Orbcomm, Sprint, Stream Technologies, Telit and Verizon and other leading private and public IoT companies. The conference will also feature representatives of premier investment groups including: Accel-KKR, Bison Capital, Bregal Sagemount, Catalyst Investors, Frontier Capital, Great Hill Partners, JMI Equity, Macquarie Capital, North Bridge Growth Equity, Primus Capital, River Cities Capital Funds, Sageview Capital and more.

See the full ITA Internet of Things Summit schedule and register to attend at

Thank you to the 2015 Presenting Sponsors: CDW and First Analysis Securities Corporation and Participating Sponsor: Trustwave. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Kelly Faso at

About the Illinois Technology Association
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is a business services organization dedicated to growing technology companies. ITA provides strategic programming, consulting and resources, enabling its members to grow, build and elevate their business. For more information, visit, follow @ITAbuzz on Twitter or find us on LinkedIn.

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