Drake Star's Managing Partner James Turino Will Be speaking at IoT Evolution in Florida

NEW YORK | January 19, 2018 – James Turino, Managing Partner of Drake Star Partners, will be speaking at a panel discussion in Orlando, Florida on January 23, 2018 at the IoT Evolution Conference and Expo, a leading Internet of Things technology event.

He will be joining a panel of experts discussing and debating the topic of “Money Matters”, exploring M&A activity and 2018 trends in IoT during this leading Internet of Things event held between January 22-25.

Under this “Money Matters” guiding theme, this special panel made up of distinguished sector experts, seasoned consultants and M&A professionals will be looking at M&A activity around MVNOs, what makes good candidates for acquisition in IoT and whether increased connectivity will be driving future demand.

James Turino commented: “I am honored to be invited once again as a panelist at this leading IoT event and look forward to discussing with my fellow panelists the underlying opportunities and transformative trends in the Internet of Things sector.” Drake Star has been active in the sector for more than a decade, having advised on over 20 transactions with counterparties including Tata Communications, Inmarsat, Nokia and Cisco.

IoT Evolution Expo is the leading educational and networking forum for the enterprise looking to understand how to develop and implement IoT solutions that drive measurable results and business transformation. The event will feature a robust exhibit floor, powerful keynotes, case studies, live demos, unique sessions, special events, networking opportunities and much more.

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