IoT (Internet of Things) Expert

John McDermott is a technology engineer with experience in a range of electronics and software technologies and is an experienced product marketing specialist. He is an Internet of Things evangelist starting the extremely popular IoT Auckland Meetup group in 2016. The group have regular monthly meetings that educate, inform and encourage the capability of IoT technologies within New Zealand.

John is founder of BoatSecure, an IoT business providing remote monitoring of recreational boats in marinas and on moorings for boat owners.

John is also a representative on the NZ IoT Alliance, the industry association accelerating the adoption and deployment of IoT applications for the benefit of New Zealand's society and economy. John has wide experience assessing the business viability of technology and practical knowledge in development, management and marketing of new product applications. John provides advice to startup and established businesses of how to create value from IoT opportunities.


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99 Khyber Pass Road

Grafton, Auckland 1023

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