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Tech in Motion's IoT Panel Discussion {Sponsored by Grind+Verizon}

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hotly anticipated industry which has seen rapid growth in the past few years. According to a recent report from International Data Corporation (IDC (, the IoT market is projected to grow from $655.8 billion in 2014 to $1.7 trillion in 2020. To highlight this growing industry, Tech in Motion New York will be hosting an IoT themed Panel Discussion on Tuesday, October 13th from 6:30pm-9:00pm at the historical Verizon Building. This event will specifically spotlight individuals local to the NYC tech scene, who are furthering the IoT concept and greater industry as a whole.

Our IoT Panel Discussion will be held at the historical landmark Verizon Building, which is on 140 West Street, New York, NY (,or.r_cp.&bvm=bv.102829193,d.cGU&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1.1&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMI8cP8-eD7xwIVAzGICh0m0ANV)and is steps away from the World Trade Center. Join us for an evening of networking, discussion, Q&A and a few drinks.


Ed Maguire -- Senior Analyst & Managing Director at CLSA Americas (

Ed Maguire is senior analyst and managing director at CLSA Americas covering the software industry, technology and innovation. Prior roles include president of strategic consultancy firm MAGNet Strategies, director at Merrill Lynch Technology Investment Banking, senior director at Merrill Lynch Equity Research and research associate at CIBC World Markets. Prior to Wall Street, he was senior sales manager for Twinbrook Music Distribution and worked extensively performing and recording as a professional musician. Ed holds a BA in music from Columbia University and an MBA in finance and management information systems from Rutgers Business School. He is widely quoted in financial media and has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, CNN, Fox Business News, BNN, NPR and other media.

Jamyn Edis -- Founder & CEO of Dash (

Jamyn Edis is the founder and CEO of Dash, a connected car platform ( Jamyn is also a mentor and investor in Techstars, the world’s premier technology accelerator, as well as being a participant in the New York 2013 program.

He has over 15 years of experience in strategy, product development, partnerships, finance and marketing.

As a VP at HBO, he led the Emerging Technology R&D Group and also worked in the London and New York offices at Accenture’s strategy consulting practice, with industry focus was technology, media and telecoms; his clients include Sprint, BT, Fox Interactive, MySpace, Rogers, Global Telematics,, Sony PlayStation, World Rally Championships, Warner Music, EMI.

He is currently a Professor in New Media and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at NYU Stern School of Business. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA/MA from Cambridge University.

Ted Ullrich -- Founder of Tomorrow Lab (

Ted is the Founder of Tomorrow Lab, an internationally recognized product design and engineering studio based in New York City. Tomorrow Lab develops smart hardware products for a better tomorrow. Ted believes the combination of science and design can allow small startup teams to develop new technology products that solve big problems.

Ted holds a Masters of Industrial Design from Georgia Tech, a Bachelors of Inventive Design Engineering from Purdue University, and has taught design studio courses at Drexel University in Philadelphia, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design in Denmark.

Thomas Gilley -- Founder & CTO of (

Thomas Gilley is is the Founder & CTO of . Tom is an entrepreneur and hands-on technologist, who has founded several successful technology companies.

Tom is a passionate entrepreneur with a breadth of experience working with mobile technologies, digital media, Internet of Things (IoT), and social computing. He served at Apple Computer in the Advanced Technology Group and Portable Products Group. Before and after his time at Apple, Tom founded several successful companies, including PicoStar, a Silicon Valley incubator-technology investment company. In 2008 he sold his on-demand Web media company to Vignette and acted as CTO throughout the transaction and through the company’s ultimate acquisition by OpenText. After traveling eastward, Tom served as a strategic adviser, investor, and technology company founder in New York City. In 2014 Tom founded, a data service exchange for connected device platforms.


As always we would like to thank our sponsors Workbridge Associates (, Jobspring Partners ( and Verizon ( sponsoring this month’s event.

Also big thanks to Dyckman Beer Co. ( for generously providing beverages for this event.


More about Verizon (

Verizon delivers the promise of the digital world. At the center of today’s connected world, we work independently and with tech industry partners to put simple, yet incredibly powerful digital tools in the hands of our customers. With the nation’s most advanced and reliable 4G LTE mobile networks and FiOS fiber-optic, Verizon’s customers enjoy the benefits of the digital lifestyle, while we provide the communities we serve with new ways to prosper and grow in the Internet Age – connecting them to the global economy, expanding access to opportunity, and offering new approaches to the challenges of health care, education and environmental sustainability.

More about Grind

Grind ( is a premium operator of members-only collaborative workspaces designed for 'people who would rather work in a community than at a company'. Grind is a professional platform designed to fuel the leap from traditional corporate environments to 'the future of work' by offering not only flexible, beautiful spaces, but also communities of like-minded, hard working entrepreneurs who can share advice and expertise to enhance opportunities.

Grind +Verizon generously provides funding and support for the Tech in Motion events


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