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IOTech Announces Latest Appointments to Executive Management Team

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK – September 4, 2019 -- IOTech, the IoT Edge Platform company, today announced two new senior appointments to its executive management team.

James White joins IOTech as its Chief Technical Officer (CTO). James (Jim) has over twenty-five years of experience in software development for IoT Edge systems, enterprise application integration and mobile applications. Most recently, Jim was a Distinguished Engineer and Director of the IoT Platform Development Team within the IoT Solutions Division of Dell Technologies, where he was the chief architect of Dell's largest open source effort to date, EdgeX Foundry™. EdgeX is an open framework for building industrial IoT Edge computing systems and is now a Linux Foundation (LF) Edge project.  Jim will continue to serve as Vice Chair of the EdgeX Technical Steering Committee. Prior to Dell, Jim was a partner at Intertech, specializing in Java and .NET application development. Jim is co-author of 'Java2 Micro Edition: Java in Small Things', a Lynda.com author, and a frequent conference speaker.

Steve Jennis joins IOTech as its Senior Vice President (SVP), Business Development. Steve has over 30 years of experience in growing high-technology businesses at senior executive and board levels in both start-ups and multinational corporations, including Texas Instruments, PrismTech, ADLINK Technologies and his own consultancy, JCG. Steve has extensive sales and marketing experience in the USA, Europe and East Asia - in software, hardware and systems. He is a recognized thought-leader in the business applications of Edge Computing, Machine Learning and the IoT. Steve is based in Houston, Texas, but with global business development responsibility for IOTech.

Keith Steele, IOTech's CEO welcomed Jim and Steve to the IOTech team, "IOTech has a tremendous business opportunity in front of us and with Jim and Steve, we have recruited two widely respected experts in Industrial Edge Computing to take the company to the next stage in its development. Their confidence in IOTech is a fabulous endorsement for our vision, people and products. I truly believe we have now developed a best-in-class management team at IOTech to help us reach our full potential."

About IOTech

Newcastle-based IOTech builds and deploys open and secure software edge platforms for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) helping drive IoT innovation, global market adoption, velocity and scale. The company's products address the full spectrum of secure hard and soft real-time edge computing needs, dramatically reducing time to market and system integration costs for our partners who are the supply chains to multiple vertical IIoT market domains. We leverage an open source execution strategy to develop our growing global partner ecosystem, achieve pervasive adoption and develop channels for our complementary licensed software products.

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Posted: 2nd Sep 2019

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