IoT (Internet of Things) Expert
John McDermott is a technology engineer with experience in a range of electronics and software technologies and is also a product marketing specialist. He is an Internet of Things evangelist starting the extremely popular IoT Auckland Meetup group in 2016. It now boasts over 1,000 members with regular monthly meetings focused on educating, informing and helping to grow capability in IoT technologies within New Zealand.
He is also founder of Future Realities (a premier IoT and augmented/virtual reality event which is part of the NZ Techweek programme) and Boatsecure (an IoT based business which safeguards boats in marinas and on moorings).
John previously worked as business development manager at IoTStream, a company that builds and operates Internet of Things systems for commercial clients in New Zealand and Australia. He has wide experience assessing the business viability of technology and practical knowledge in development, management and marketing of new product applications.