Palo Alto, CA – May 11, 2017
Greg Mischou, Senior Partner and Managing Director at Woodside Capital Partners, will be a speaker at Park’s Associates’ 21st annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, on May 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS is attended by more than 700 executives and focuses on ways to engage consumers and grow revenues in the converging Internet of Things (IoT) industries, including smart home, connected health, and mobile and entertainment ecosystems.
Mischou will participate is the “IoT and the Smart Home – Investments, Start-ups, and Growth,” session to be held on Thursday, May 25 at 1:45 p.m. The panelists will discuss the start-ups, new technologies, and cutting-edge innovations that will drive the market in the future.
“We see the advent of the connected home as a major strategic inflection point for many traditional home products companies,” said Mischou. “A consensus view is forming that it is critical to have a connected product strategy with many companies looking to realign their business through strategic acquisition or dramatically ramping up internal development efforts.”
The conference also features keynotes by executives from Comcast, Cox Communications, Intel, and Vivint Smart Home, as well as new research from Parks Associates. Sessions will provide insight into critical issues including consumer privacy, interoperability, partnerships, platform integration, big data, personalization, and new distribution models.
“There continues to be significant growth and opportunities in the IoT and connected home market segments,” said Tricia Parks, Founder, President, and CEO, Parks Associates. “CONNECTIONS provides insights into new strategies to engage consumers with emerging technology products and services in the home, from platform integration to privacy and big data. We look forward to supporting the industry’s growth by provide our research and insights to this leading audience of executives.”
To register for the conference, visit CONNECTIONS.
For more information on WCP’s perspective on IoT and the connected home, contact:
Senior Partner & Managing Director
Woodside Capital Partners
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Woodside Capital Partners is a global, independent investment bank that delivers world-class strategic and financial advice to emerging growth companies in technology sectors, as well as institutional technology research services marketed as techView. With a strong track record in M&A, strategic partnerships and private placements, Woodside Capital Partners has been providing worldwide investment banking services since 2001 with leading domain experience in sectors such as Internet of Things/Industry 4.0, Cloud/Enterprise Software, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Security. Securities transactions are offered through Woodside Capital Securities LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA (www.finra.org) and SIPC (www.sipc.org), and through Woodside Capital Partners UK LLP, a financial services firm authorized and regulated by the FSA (www.fsa.gov.uk). Woodside Capital Partners International LLC, Woodside Capital Securities LLC, and Woodside Capital Partners UK LLP are affiliated companies. More info is available at www.woodsidecap.com.