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James Brehm

Founder & Chief Technology Evangelist

An independent advisor and technology evangelist, James Brehm is one of the leading voices on the state of the IoT and M2M market. Leveraging experience gained in a decade long career as an industry analyst after holding multiple marketing and customer facing roles with leading technology companies, ...

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Mike Krell

Head of IoT Strategy

Mike’s passion for all things electronic spans more than 30 years of working with hardware, software, PCs, laptops, handhelds, and home electronics. For James Brehm & Associates, Mike provides research, analysis, and go-to-market strategies for companies looking to deliver successful industrial and consumer IoT solutions. Prior to JBA, Mike was the Lead IoT Analyst for Moor Insights & Strategy and helped clients such as Cisco, Dell, HP ...

Carl Ford

Community Developer and Grand Poohbah

Carl is all about connections! Connecting people, networks and, of course, things.  For the last ten years, Carl’s focus has been on the Internet of Things (IoT) in vertical markets and the requirements for connectivity. Carl has been a community developer for the IoT for ten years, acting as an evangelist and advisor while producing IoT Evolution. 

Before IoT Evolution, Carl worked for Jeff Pulver in various roles ...

Bill Brehm

Managing Director and Chief Operations Overlord

As Managing Director and Chief Operations Overlord, Bill brings more than 20 years of operations expertise to JBA. Previously, Bill led corporate entry into the South Texas market for Palfleet, a division of the Palfinger Corporation. Prior to that, he served as Customer ...

Matt Champion

Director of Research
As Director of Research, Matt dedicates himself to finding the most impactful and relevant information for our clients and projects, and guides the team in all data acquisition strategies. Prior to working for JBA, he spent more than a decade doing intensive research and investigative work for Champion & Champion, an genealogy and estate research company. Additionally, Matt’s precision, derived from his passion for technology and his ...

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