Principal & Senior Consultant
Co-Leader of Telecom / IoT Practice
Co-Leader of Smart Energy Practice
Overland Park, KS
Tom Wilson is an innovation leader focused on emerging, transformational smart infrastructure/ industrial Internet of things (IoT) solutions at the nexus of the utility, IT, and telecommunications industries. He has a solid track record guiding many successful new ventures from strategic concept to launch and growth. He has been granted 15 patents in related areas including industrial wireless systems, wireless security, EV charging and augmented reality.
His main expertise:
–Massive scale sensor/control systems and networks for evolving smart utilities (energy,water), smart cities, energy management and integrated building systems (LPWA: 4G/5G NB-IoT, LTE-M, Private LTE, LoRa, RF Mesh, WiSUN, etc.).
–Emerging architectures, software and network/device management systems enabling the practical realization of industrial IoT
–Evolving machine to machine communications; edge intelligence, cloud based and distributed analytics, protocols, blockchain, open edge development platforms and messaging standards.
–Market development and solution launch of some of the largest IPv6 based, low power wide area industrial IoT field networks in the world.
–Distributed energy resource management and related analytics/ machine learning/ AI; virtual power plants, energy storage, dynamic demand response, transactive energy.
Expertise – Strategic Planning, Business Transformation, Smart City Planning, Smart Energy & Utilities Planning, Technology Commercialization, Market Development.
CMG Frameworks — Strategy and Scenario Planning, Business Optimization and Transformation, Smart Cities Roadmap, Smart Cities Governance, Smart Grid Roadmap, Smart Grid Governance, and Go-To-Market Planning.
Prior to CMG, Tom was Global Leader of Industrial IoT Solutions at Honeywell, Director of Technology Strategy at Elster, Senior Product Manager at Itron, General Manager of Wireless Solutions at Sprint / Nextel.