Aeris to Present at 4th Annual Internet of Things Summit Chicago

CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aeris, a pioneer and leader in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, today said Raj Kanaya, its chief marketing officer and managing director of automotive, will be presenting at the 4th Annual Internet of Things (IoT) Summit Chicago.

Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director of Automotive, Aeris

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The IoT Summit Chicago, which takes place here Nov. 9 and 10 at the Chicago Mart Plaza, will feature more than 50 sessions and provide insights on everything from IoT in clothing and jewelry to driverless cars to industrial implementations. The conference will also feature 27 presentations from innovative IoT companies seeking investment, bringing together executives from IoT companies and venture capital and private equity investors.

Kanaya, who also serves as CEO of Aeris Japan, a joint venture formed in Japan by Aeris and SoftBank to provide IoT and telematics services globally using the Aeris® IoT solutions platform, will present at 3:00 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

The IoT Summit Chicago, hosted by the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) and featuring the First Analysis Capital Conference, is a convergence of IoT thought leadership and investor engagement.

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Supporting Quotes

  • Raj Kanaya, chief marketing officer and managing director of automotive, Aeris, and CEO, Aeris Japan

“The Internet of Things and Chicago go hand-in-hand for Aeris. We are a leader in the IoT industry and Chicago is where we conduct a great deal of business now that we have a presence in the city with our new office in the River North community. We look forward to presenting at the IoT Summit in Chicago.”

  • Fred Hoch, CEO, ITA

“This year’s Summit will explore some of the timeliest issues impacting the Internet of Things, such as data ownership and governance. We will simultaneously be showcasing local IoT companies including Aeris, and attracting investors and capital to the region.”

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About ITA
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) scales Illinois tech companies. With innovative resources that allow members to collaborate with each other, build their talent networks and elevate their local and national presence, ITA is the region’s strongest advocate for fostering innovation and growth. Founded in 2005 and supporting 500-plus growth-stage tech companies, ITA has a rich history of driving the business forward. For more information, visit, follow @ITAbuzz on Twitter or find us on LinkedIn.

About First Analysis
First Analysis has a 35-year record of serving emerging growth companies, established industry leaders, and institutional investors in its focused areas of domain expertise, both through its venture capital investments and through First Analysis Securities Corp. (FASC)*, which provides investment banking services and institutional equity research. Integrated public and private company research underpins our success, yielding a deep, comprehensive understanding of each segment's near-term and long-term potential. We excel at uncovering and leveraging the best opportunities in emerging high-growth segments in health care and technology for the benefit of the investors and growth companies we serve. (*Investment banking services are offered through First Analysis Securities Corporation, a registered broker/dealer with FINRA and member SIPC.)

About Aeris
Aeris is a pioneer and leader in the market of the Internet of Things – as an operator of end-to-end IoT and machine-to-machine (M2M) services and as a technology provider enabling other operators to build profitable IoT businesses. Among our customers are the most demanding users of IoT services today, including Hyundai, Acura, Rand McNally, Leica, and Sprint. Through our technology platform and dedicated IoT and M2M services, we strive to fundamentally improve their businesses – by dramatically reducing costs, improving operational efficiency, reducing time-to-market, and enabling new revenue streams.

Tags/Keywords: Aeris, Internet of Things, IoT, machine-to-machine, M2M, Raj Kanaya, Illinois Technology Association, ITA, Fred Hoch, First Analysis, IoT Summit, Chicago

For more information, contact: Kevin Petschow Aeris +1.312.985.9182 Julia Kanouse ITA +1.312.924.1443

Source:Aeris Communications