Steve Brumer, Partner at 151 Advisors, has been selected to become an Executive Committee member of the IoT.ATL Initiative, a program aimed at creating excitement in the region’s Internet of Things community, and ultimately aiding the mission of Atlanta becoming a globally recognized leader in IoT innovation. Brumer joins an esteemed team of industry veterans, backed by high-level leadership and members of Atlanta’s leading IoT and mobile companies.
Brumer is a Partner and leads the IoT practice at 151 Advisors, a global advisory and execution firm, supporting technology companies to monetize the connected world. He has over 25 years of experience in the wireless/mobile space and has unprecedented knowledge of the industry. Throughout his accomplished career, Brumer has been a dynamic entrepreneur with proven expertise in sales, marketing, and channel development.
Prior to joining 151 Advisors, Steve co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Wireless Rain. Additionally, Steve co-founded and served as president of Global Wireless Data (GWD), a national master dealer and value-added distributor of wireless products and services. Under his tenure, GWD grew from a self-funded startup to the largest master dealer for AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, and Sprint.
IoT.ATL is a new IoT task force established by the Metro Atlanta Chamber and Accenture. Created in hopes of inspiring growth and collaboration within region’s Internet of Things community, the group will change Atlanta’s trajectory by helping the metro area become a globally recognized leader in IoT innovation. The group will be lead by Chair Mike Zeto, the General Manager and Executive Director of AT&T Smart Cities.
Over the next 30 years, food security and demands will become one of society’s greatest threats. To combat this, IoT.ATL has announced they will be accepting applications for the first-ever AgTech Challenge. “The goal of the IoT.ATL AgTech Challenge is to unearth new, viable food resilience solutions for our city and other cities as they scale,” stated Cynthia Curry, the director of IoT for the Metro Atlanta Chamber.
IoT.ATL AgTech Challenge will select six solutions to tackle this issue via IoT. Startups are encouraged to collaborate to provide one complete and innovative AgTech solution. The selected startups will get access to a 20-foot shipping container along the Atlanta Beltline to pilot their AgTech over the course of 12-months as part of Atlanta’s Demonstration Project program.
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