Ayla Networks Executives Speaking at Key IoT Conferences this Spring

April 20, 2015

Ayla Networks’ David Friedman, chief executive officer, and Mark Wright, director of product management, will speak about connected products and the Internet of Things at two San Francisco-area conferences during April and May 2015. Each speech will highlight how Ayla’s Agile IoT platform eliminates the hurdles involved in building great connected devices and bringing them to market.

In addition, Ayla is exhibiting its IoT platform and displaying customers’ products such as Owlet’s Smart Sock, the world’s first wearable baby monitor for consumers; Kidde’s Remotelync Smart smoke, and carbon monoxide monitor; and Ever Win International’s Wi-Fi-enabled smart plug, among others.

IoT Stream Conference

Most of today’s Internet of Things projects are highly custom, brittle, and IoT project teams are forced to choose between proprietary platforms or re-invent the wheel each time. IoT Stream Conference features a Hackathon, workshops and a conference. Participants will interact with technology thought leaders with the goal of defining the IoT technology stack and the interoperability requirements that will help drive IoT forward.

What: Panel on “Embedded Device Connectivity.” IoT is nothing if devices can’t communicate. Join leaders in wireless connectivity and networks as they discuss best practices for embedded device connectivity.
Who: Mark Wright, director of product management, Ayla Networks
Doron Sherman, director of business development, PubNub
Kaivan Karimi, vice president, general manager of wireless solutions, Atmel
Stephen Bryant, CTO, Telenor Connexion AB
Philip Lewer, Marketing Director, NXP
When: Thursday, April 23, 3:50 p.m.
Where: Banking Hall in the Bentley Reserve, 301 Battery Street, San Francisco


Parks Associates is hosting the 19th-annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference. CONNECTIONS focuses on innovative technology and business solutions for the connected consumer. The event features consumer research and market strategies to monetize digital content, mobile applications and services, value-added services, connected consumer electronics and home systems.

What: Panel entitled, “IoT and APIs: Extending Functionality for Connected Devices.” In this session, industry experts discuss the impact of APIs and their role in the design and sales of connected devices. Speakers provide insights into the business models and case studies emerging from industry sectors using these tools to create new user experiences.
Who: David Friedman, CEO of Ayla Networks
Jim Hunter, chief scientist and technology evangelist, Greenwave Systems
Curt Schacker, vice president, connected devices, EVRYTHNG
Moderator: Maia Hinkle, research analyst, Parks Associates
When: Tuesday, May 19, at 4:15pm
Where: Grand Peninsula Ballroom ABC at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
Exhibit: Ayla will have a tabletop exhibit during the conference

IoT World

IoT World is the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event. With 4000 attendees, 250 speakers and 150 exhibitors, the show is the largest and most comprehensive IoT event in the world, attracting the entire IoT ecosystem under one roof for valuable networking and learning opportunities.

What: IoT World Conference
When: May 12: 8.30am – 6.00pm, May 13: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Where: Moscone Center, 808 Howard St, San Francisco
Exhibit: Ayla booth number 534

About Ayla Networks

Ayla Networks provides the industry’s first Agile IoT platform, accelerating development, support and ongoing enhancements of connected products for the Internet of Things. Ayla’s software fabric runs across devices, cloud, and apps to create secure connectivity, data analytics, and feature-rich customer experiences. Delivered as a cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Ayla’s Agile IoT platform provides the flexibility and modularity to enable rapid changes to practically any type of device, cloud, or app environment. Ayla’s investors include Cisco, the International Finance Corporation, SAIF Partners, Crosslink Capital, Voyager Capital, Linear Venture, and SJF Ventures. For more information, visit www.aylanetworks.com.

Agency Contact:

Colleen Martell

Martell Communications

+1 (408) 832-0147