COSTA MESA, Calif.: 6 Sept. 2018 — J.D. Power, a global leader in consumer insights, data analytics and advisory services, has joined The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) as a strategic participant. The IoTC is a business development organization focused on connecting thought-leaders and companies to drive Internet of Things (IoT) interactions and partnerships.

“J.D. Power can help bridge many of the issues facing companies involved in IoT,” said Ian Greenblatt, Managing Director and Technology/Media/Telecom Practice Leader at J.D. Power. “We can identify outcomes, insights and data-gathering processes that will help IoTC members collectively move these partnerships forward. IoT has entered a new growth phase with the further advent of ubiquitous and less expensive networks, sensors and myriad IoT software platforms. J.D. Power’s 50-year history of market intelligence will be applied to the massive enterprise and emerging consumer IoT ecosystem.”

In addition to Greenblatt’s background in the cable and broadcast arenas, he has added IoT industry expertise to the J.D. Power team with strong connections to the telecom, academic, solution provider and customer segments. J.D. Power is now uniquely equipped to provide a single source of truth for enterprises and consumers along with the connectivity, device, and platform vendors that serve them. “Augmenting our new IoT internal capabilities with the IoTC focus on partnerships and key verticals really creates new opportunities for us,” Greenblatt said.

J.D. Power joins more than 70 well-known organizations partnering with IoTC such as ADT, Comcast, Cox Communications, Electrolux, FOX, Honeywell, LG Electronics USA, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Mastercard, Nestle, T-Mobile, Turner, The Weather Company and Verizon, to name a few.

About The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC)
The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) is the premier business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. It is comprised of leading founders, executives and global companies in IoT. The IoTC’s mission is to ignite the growth of the IoT marketplace by leading the industry’s efforts through strategic partnerships. The organization focuses on five key verticals: connected homes, autos, cities, retail and wearables.

For more information on The IoTC’s work, please visit www.iofthings.org.

J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics. These capabilities enable J.D. Power to help its clients drive customer satisfaction, growth and profitability. Established in 1968, J.D. Power is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., and has offices serving North/South America, Asia Pacific and Europe. J.D. Power is a portfolio company of XIO Group, a global alternative investments and private equity firm headquartered in London, and is led by its four founders: Athene Li, Joseph Pacini, Murphy Qiao and Carsten Geyer.

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Geno Effler; Costa Mesa, Calif.; 714-621-6224; [email protected]

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Media Contacts:

Geno Effler

Costa Mesa, California

(714) 621-6224