Steve Hilton is a co-founder and President at MachNation, the leading analyst firm researching Internet of Things (IoT) middleware and platforms. His primary areas of expertise include competitive positioning, marketing media development, cloud services, small and medium businesses and sales channels. Steve serves on Cisco’s IoT World Forum Steering Committee where he is co-chairperson of the Service Provide working group. Steve has 23 years’ experience in technology and communications marketing. Prior to founding MachNation, he built and ran the IoT/M2M and Enterprise practice areas at Analysys Mason. He has also held senior positions at Yankee Group, Lucent Technologies, TDS (Telephone and Data Systems) and Cambridge Strategic Management Group. Steve is a frequent speaker at industry and client events, and publishes articles and blogs in several respected trade journals. He holds a degree in economics from the University of Chicago and a Master’s degree in marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Dima Tokar is a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at MachNation, the leading insight services firm researching Internet of Things (IoT) middleware and platforms. His primary areas of expertise are in technology analysis, product management and product marketing of IoT platforms, software and services. Prior to co-founding MachNation, Dima held management positions in technology and marketing at Verivo Software and Fiksu. Dima is a leading speaker at client and industry events, and is highly quoted in the business and trade press. His work on IoT application enablement and device management is highly cited by participants in the IoT ecosystem.
Dima holds a degree in Microbiology from University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Business Administration degree in Finance from UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management. He is fluent in Russian and English.
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