The Women of M2M/IoT list is comprised of some of the most powerful women in the technology sector and representing many of the most innovative companies in the world. These women have been chosen because they each bring a unique lens to their respective companies, helping push connected technologies forward.

Join us in celebrating this year’s winners.


Thursday, June 6, 2019


Carlucci Rosemont | 6111 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018


6:30 – 10:00 PM


6:30 PM     Welcome
7:00 PM     Keynote speaker, Amirtha Raman, Amazon
7:30 PM     Dinner
9:00 PM     Awards presentation, Peggy Smedley
9:30 PM     Networking

Featured speaker
Amirtha Raman, worldwide registration & payments experience, Amazon

Amirtha has over 13 years of hands-on experience in product development, product strategy and building strategic relations. She won the “best product of the year” award at CES 2018 and “Leading by Example” award early in her career.

She currently lead products at the intersection of trucking, payments and IoT.

Peggy Smedley

Presented by
Peggy Smedley, Editorial Director of Connected World, host, The Peggy Smedley Show, and President of Specialty Publishing Media.

More than 20 years ago Peggy launched one of the most formative media companies in helping businesses to understand how disruptive and innovative technology will help them navigate the flood of digital transformation so they can remain viable and competitive. As a speaker, strategist, influencer, and futurist, Peggy was imperative in ushering in the M2M/IoT (Internet of Things) era and taking a leading role in guiding companies to grasp how technology will alter their businesses. Today she focuses most of her energy on maneuvering companies through IoT and digital transformation. She has enjoyed a career as an award-winning journalist with a long history of covering IoT, manufacturing, and construction technology; and in 2008 she even launched her very first podcast. With more than 600 episodes, The Peggy Smedley Show is now ranked as the No. 1 IoT, AI, and digital transformation podcast airing every Tuesday at 12 pm central. As an author and tech expert, she has collaborated on eight published books including her own, “Mending Manufacturing: How America Can Manufacture its Survival,” a book detailing all aspects of the American manufacturing crisis.

2019 WoM2M Judges

Shay Bahramirad
Vice President – Engineering and Smart Grid

Sara Brown
Vice President of Marketing
Multi-Tech Systems

Hannah Chung
Co-founder and Head of Design

Tracey Dickinson
Vice President of Program Management and Continuous Improvement
Multi-Tech Systems

Lisa Dolan
Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy

Colleen Egan
Director of People
Clarity Partners

Annette Evans
Director Channel Sales
Trimble Transportation

Tina Gravel
Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances

Julie Judd
Chief Technology Officer
Ventura County Office of Education 

Leticia Latino

Lisa Park
AVP – Corporate Development, IoT Asset Management and Transportation Solutions

Leigh Ann Ryals
COO and Co-founder
Able Device

Dr. Jennifer Schneider
Livongo Health

Lisa Tuttle
Chief Information Security Officer
SPX Corporation

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