Top U.S. Connected Women Lead Connected World Magazines 2014 Women of M2M List

Carol Stream, IL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014

Yahoos Marissa Mayer, IBMs Florence Hudson, Microsofts Julie Larson-Green, Ford Motor Co.s Nancy Gioia, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.s Peggy Johnson, and IBMs Sandy Carter lead the blue chip roster that make up the 42 members of this years Connected World magazine Women of M2M. The women selected will be honored at an invite-only dinner, sponsored by Synchronoss and Aeris, to be held at Carlucci Restaurant, just outside of Chicago on April 10.

This years Women of M2M list is comprised of some of the most powerful women in the technology sector representing many of the largest companies in the world. These women were selected because they each brought a unique lens to their respective companies that has helped push connected technologies forward.

Connected World magazine is unique in its coverage of the rapidly growing space of interconnected technologies. Each of the women on the list has contributed to this, moving their respective company towards a common goal of bridging the gap between people and machines.

There are few lists that celebrate successful women and only one that recognizes women of the M2M and technology space. Call it the Internet of Things or M2M, our industry and these women have enabled the world of people and machines to collide gracefully, says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine and president, Specialty Publishing Co. I wish to extend my congratulations to each woman named, and am happy to be able to do so during Womens History Month.

The 2014 Women of M2M:

Marylin Arndt, Orange-France Telecom

Cathy Avgiris, Comcast Cable

Karen Baer, AT&T

Saraswathi Balasubramaniam, Aeris Communications

Mary Barra, General Motors Co.

Terra Bastolich, NetComm Wireless

Sanida Bratt, Synchronoss

Terri Bresenham, GE Healthcare India

Stacey Burr, adidas

Sandy Carter, IBM

Tamara Chamberlin, Verizon Networkfleet

Sarah Cooper, M2Mi

Laura Crisp, Verizon Wireless

Pam Ferguson, Rogers Communications

Betsy Francis, AT&T Digital Life

Nancy Gioia, Ford Motor Co.

Kristen Hale, Spireon

Florence Hudson, IBM

Peggy Johnson, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

Chandra Krintz, AppScale Systems

Julie Larson-Green, Microsoft

Peggy Lee, Jazz Wireless Data

Doris Mattingly, Lantronix

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo!

Pamela McCauley Bush, University of Central Florida

Desiree Mejia, Location Based Technologies

Linda Mills, Northrop Grumman Corp.

Laura Mitchell, GrandCare Systems

Donna Morrow, AirStrip

Mary Murphy-Hoye, Intel

Michelle Pampin, Cambium Networks

Cathy Peng, Ethertronics

Tiffany Sargent, Intel

Meg Selfe Divitto, IBM

Amy Sheng, CellScope

Patricia Steele, KPN M2M

Jen Stephan, ZoomSystems

Kathy Tan, Intel

Sophie Vandebroek, Xerox Corp.

Pat Watkins, Sprint

Jean Weiss, PeopleNet

Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard

Be sure to pick-up the Apr/May 2014 issue of Connected World magazine to find out more about the Women of M2M, as well as read their individual profiles. The issue is available in print or by downloading the Connected World app in the iTunes App Store or Google Play. Simply search for Connected World.

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