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What: Matt Lear of iconectiv, a leader in telecommunications innovation and policy, participated in a panel discussion during the “IoT and M2M Standards Landscape” session at an Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) committee meeting yesterday, May 16, 2016 in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Lear explored industry efforts to enhance interoperability and information exchange between Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications. This includes the emerging oneM2M standard, developed under the direction of a consortium of eight global standards bodies, which enables seamless IoT/M2M interconnection and interoperability across vertical industries.

Who: Lear is the M2M and IoT Product Management Director for iconectiv with more than 17 years of experience in technology, business, and marketing for enterprise and consumer products. His business domain expertise includes M2M and IoT, location-based services, network security, wireless telecommunications, and enterprise telecommunications management.

Event Background:

This event was the 28th meeting of CITEL’s Permanent Consultative Committee I: Telecommunications/ Information and Communication Technologies. The Inter-American Telecommunication Commission, or Comisión Interamericana de Telecomunicaciones (CITEL), was formed by the Organization of American States to facilitate and promote the integral and sustainable development of interoperable, innovative and reliable telecommunications/ICTs in the Americas, under the principles of universality, equity and affordability.

For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com.