IoT Advisory Council

Who We Are

The CompTIA IoT Advisory Council provides vision and guidance in matters relating to the creation, delivery and support of business opportunities around the internet of things.

smart cities advisory councilWhat We Stand For

Research confirms that the internet of things is transforming not only technology, but business as a whole. The CompTIA IoT Advisory Council strives to increase the adoption of IoT solutions, the concept of smart cities and communities, and create awareness and business opportunities in this rapidly evolving field. We collaborate with CompTIA’s other industry advisory councils to present IoT opportunities across the technology ecosystem. Together, we work to:

  • Provide advice and industry expertise that advances the concept of IoT into business environments.
  • Share our real-world experiences to accelerate market growth.
  • Develop educational resources, tools and research.
  • Foster greater adoption and expansion of emerging technologies.

How We’re Making an Impact

The CompTIA IoT Advisory Council develops best practices, use cases and other content that can be shared with anyone developing, selling or influencing IoT solutions. We collaborate to address relevant industry trends and issues that impact the IoT market and its rapidly evolving platforms and methodologies.



Robert Forget


Aware360 Ltd.


Robert Senatore


President & COO,
Data2Go Wireless

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Brandon Fuhr

Vice Chair

Director of Channel Programs,
Coolfire Solutions

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Utpal Mangla

VP & Senior Partner; 5G, EDGE & IoT,
IBM Corp

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Andrea Miner

Director of Consulting Services and Marketing of IoT and Data Solutions,
Tech Data

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Jon Weiss

VP of Emerging Technologies,
Software AG

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Shashidhar Hiremath

Head of Digital,

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Heather Brundage

Director of IoT Business,

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Patrick Albert

VP of Product Management,
Auvik Networks Inc.

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Chris Link

IoT Account Executive,
Lenovo USA

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Kathleen Glass


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Jill Klein

Senior Leader of IoT and Healthcare,

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Tim Sylvester

Founder and CEO,
Integrated Roadways

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David Eckell

National Market Manager & Emerging Technologies,

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Benson Chan

Senior Partner,
Strategy of Things

David Segall

David Segall

Vice President of Policy and Municipalities,
Recycle Track Systems, Inc.


Tricia Shevlin

Head of Channel,