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TMC's M2M Evolution Magazine Announces Advisory Board
[January 24, 2013]

TMC's M2M Evolution Magazine Announces Advisory Board

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Norwalk, CT (January 9, 2013) - TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, announced today the advisory board for its newest publication, M2M Evolution magazine, scheduled to premiere in January 2013. M2M Evolution magazine provides in-depth coverage of machine-to-machine technology and insights into the shift to connected devices.

The editors of M2M Evolution magazine are pleased to introduce the following advisory board members for 2013.

-Dan Murphy, Vice President, Marketing, Axeda (News - Alert) Corp.
-John Horn, President, RACO Wireless
-Ken Hosac, Vice President, Business Development, CradlePoint
-Jeffrey O. Smith, Ph.D, Chief Technology Officer, Numerex (News - Alert)
-Mobeen Khan, Executive Director, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions
-James Brehm, Senior Strategist and Consultant, Compass Intelligence; Conference Chair, M2M Evolution Conference & Expo 
-Nikki Cuban, Vice president of Marketing and Business Development at OnAsset Intelligence; Marketing Chairperson, M2M Evolution Conference & Expo 
-Carl Ford (News - Alert), co-founder, Crossfire Media
-Wayne Ward, Vice President, Emerging Solutions, Sprint
-Alex Brisbourne, CEO, KORE
This carefully selected group of experts in machine-to-machine technology will provide vision and help shape the direction of this publication. Advisory board members will also be on hand to make editorial contributions with their insights into the industry.
'It is with great pleasure that we welcome our advisory board members to our M2M Evolution family. The magazine is an extension of our M2M Evolution website and M2M Evolution Conference and Expo. The addition of the magazine provides a richer understanding of connectivity, collaboration and innovative technologies for connected devices and will provide in-depth coverage of the M2M space all year,' stated Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC (News - Alert).
This month, TMC unveils the first issue of M2M Evolution magazine. Readers of this publication will be able to find comprehensive coverage of machine-to-machine technology, challenges, and solutions. TMC's goal is to help you better understand and navigate the myriad connected device applications and implementations that can transform your business by allowing it to become more efficient, reduce costs, improve service, and drive greater profitability.
Subscribe now and follow M2M Evolution on Twitter or join our group on LinkedIn.
To advertise, please contact Matt Gleeson at 203-852-6800 ext. 145, or   
For editorial contributions, please contact Paula Bernier, 203-852-6800 x114 or
Attend or exhibit at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, January 29-February 1, 2013, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The M2M Evolution Conference brings together the M2M ecosystem as well as end users interested in understanding how embedded systems, sensors and the wireless network can be used to improve operational efficiencies, deliver ROI and drive revenue.
The M2M Evolution magazine advisory board:
Dan Murphy (News - Alert), Vice President, Marketing, Axeda Corp.
Dan Murphy is one of the most seasoned experts in the machine-to-machine (M2M) industry - and is a frequent speaker and panelist on topics such as the Internet of Corporate Things, the Axeda Machine Cloud, platform strategies and application delivery technologies. Dan's background in enterprise software and security solutions spans 15+ years with industry-leading companies like Symantec (News - Alert), Macromedia, and PTC -  driving hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenue and serving thousands of end-users and developers.  Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. 
Ken Hosac, Vice President, Business Development, CradlePoint
At CradlePoint, Ken has served in both Business Development and Product Management.  Ken has 23 years experience in marketing, sales, development and manufacturing. Prior to joining CradlePoint, Ken served as VP of Marketing for Casabyte (later acquired by JDS Uniphase).  Ken also served as VP of Business Development for GoAhead Software (later acquired by Oracle (News - Alert)).  Ken earlier spent 10 years at Hewlett Packard with cable modems & head-ends, set-top boxes and personal computers in a variety of engineering and engineering management roles.  Ken holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. degree in Manufacturing Engineering, both from Stanford University.
Jeffrey O. Smith, Ph.D, Chief Technology Officer, Numerex
As a scientist for Motorola (News - Alert), The Robotics Institute, and the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC), Dr. Smith has worked on wireless sensor and control systems developed for the FBI, CIA, DOD, DOE, NASA, and USPS - from autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles to particle accelerators. Dr. Smith is currently Chief Technical Officer of Numerex (NASDAQ: NMRX). He has served or serves on the boards of several prominent high tech companies. In February 2010, he was elected Chairman of TIA TR-50 Smart Device Communications Engineering Committee and in September 2010, he was appointed convener of the GSC M2M Standardization Task Force (MSTF).
John Horn, President, RACO Wireless
John Horn joined RACO Wireless as president after serving as a leader at T-Mobile (News - Alert) for over nine years. While at T-Mobile he developed and managed Indirect Distribution for the California launch - the largest launch in wireless history and then launched the M2M Channel. During his last six years at T-Mobile he focused specifically on developing the M2M program and go to market strategy and helped T-Mobile to earn recognition as the market leader for M2M services. In 2007 and 2008 he was named an M2M Pioneer. Previous to T-Mobile John has served as a Manager, Director and VP of other telecom companies for over 23 years. He has managed direct and indirect distribution models in both the business and consumer channels. John earned a degree in Political Science from the University of California at Davis.
Mobeen Khan, Executive Director, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T (News - Alert) Business Solutions
Khan joined AT&T with more than 15 years of progressive experience in telecommunications and technology marketing, business development, operations and strategy. In his current role, Mobeen is developing and executing on marketing strategy to support the mobility portfolio. His responsibilities include positioning AT&T as a leader in providing enterprise mobility solutions, driving demand generation through direct sale segments, external channels and online marketing.
James Brehm, Senior Strategist and Consultant, Compass Intelligence
Brehm's primary responsibilities at Compass Intelligence are to increase client value by evaluating, recommending, and creating innovative market strategies for Compass Intelligence's high-tech clientele. Additionally, he directs the content, product development, and vendor/customer relations activities as it relates to the M2M syndicated and portal services. This includes leading and conducting primary and secondary market research, market sizing, forecasting, and other analyst responsibilities where needed. Compass Intelligence provides strategy acceleration, consulting and ideation services, market segmentation, market research/intelligence and competitive analysis in the telecom, mobile, IT, M2M and network markets.
Nikki Cuban, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, OnAsset Intelligence
At OnAsset Intelligence, a leading service provider of remote monitoring and freight intelligence solutions, Cuban pioneered FAA approval of the first airborne asset tracking device in the commercial air space. Prior to that, she was instrumental in product development and marketing strategies for M2M solutions in the Energy Industry while working at TXU Energy.  Her marketing experience combines knowledge of vertical industry applications that leverage M2M for increased business performance, as well as the individual technical components that make up the M2M ecosystem.  Cuban's start in M2M began with as an industry analyst with Parks Associates and the Connected Home.
Carl Ford, Partner and Community Developer, Crossfire re Media
Carl Ford develops programs that bring to light an understanding of the issues required for delivering broadband wireless Internet services with existing technologies and facilitated by a variety of smart end user devices. Carl also blogs at
'I am thrilled to be a part of this magazine and to welcome the other board members to M2M Evolution. We use the term M2M, but for many the Internet of Things comes down to specific solutions in their business. Our goal is for businesses to find Internet things that can be applied to their business whether offered by a carrier or solving a problem outside of their market. Case studies may look specific but in most cases they can be reapplied universally. Readers and vendors should have an open mind to reach beyond the usual discussion and get the benefit of the full spectrum of opportunity,' said Carl Ford, founder and community developer,' Crossfire Media.
'I am truly excited to join the advisory board of M2M Evolution magazine. Machine-to-machine communication is not a singular market, it's a market of markets. From the connected car to m-Health, the smart grid to connected home automation and security solutions, each individual application area has unique needs and requirements,' James Brehm, Senior Strategist & Consultant, Compass Intelligence, LLC. 'M2M Evolution Magazine arms information technology decision makers and IT professionals with the detailed, unbiased business and technical information they need to address complex challenges associated with creation and implementation of M2M and Connected Device strategies.'
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About M2M Evolution Magazine
M2M Evolution magazine is committed to helping executives with the shift to connected devices. Readers can expect in depth coverage of the technology and learn how to understand and navigate the myriad of connected device solutions that can transform their business' ability to stay competitive and when properly applied, increase efficiency, improve service, reduce costs and drive greater profitability. Coverage will include everything from the supply chain & logistics management, automotive & telematics, smart grid & smart homes, remote patient monitoring & telemedicine. 
Subscribe now and follow M2M Evolution on Twitter or join our group on Linked In.
To advertise, please contact Matt Gleeson at 203-852-6800 ext.  145, or   
M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, January 29-February 1, 2013, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The M2M Evolution Conference brings together the M2M ecosystem as well as end users interested in understanding how embedded systems, sensors and the wireless network can be used to improve operational efficiencies, deliver ROI and drive revenue.
For more information, please visit
About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read by more than 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is also the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; Super Wi-Fi Summit, CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp; and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.
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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.
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