Palo Alto, Calif. – ROC-Connect, a leading IoT platform and maker of OZOM, announces today the appointment of smart home industry veteran Kevin Meagher as Senior Vice President of Business Development to augment the company’s entrance into North America. Under Meagher’s leadership, ROC-Connect will focus on providing simple, affordable and scalable smart home solutions to North American partners and consumers.
In his new position, Meagher will be responsible for securing new customers and partnerships for ROC-Connect’s platform services. Additionally, Kevin will target manufacturers, service providers and retailers to offer smart home support and deployment of connected products. Having developed and launched the first mass consumer proposition through Lowe’s and deployed services with other major service providers, Meagher is recognized as one of the global pioneers of the smart home.
“In one of my previous roles, I led an early stage company to become a market leader in the smart home space and I am excited to have the opportunity to do it all again,” said Meagher. “I’m joining a very strong leadership team and look forward to utilizing my experience and ROC-Connect’s superior technology to fuel continued growth and innovation that will help take the company to new heights.”
Meagher’s appointment comes at a monumental time for ROC-Connect as connected home device sales are expected to drive over $61 billion in revue in 2015 alone. With plans for continued expansion, into new markets and emerging industries, the smart home leader will continue to diversify its service offerings to meet the needs to of evolving landscape. Meagher brings expertise and experience from previous positions and ventures to ROC-Connect’s 2015 goals and beyond.
“This is an exciting time in the growth of the smart home and I couldn’t be happier to welcome Kevin to our team,” said Marcus Scheiber, co-founder of ROC-Connect. “Kevin’s remarkable track record with Lowes, along with his strategic, long-term approach to operations and innovation make him the ideal leader to spearhead our North American entrance and continued development plans.”
ROC Connect offers consultancy support and turn-key solutions to companies that are interested in leveraging connectivity and data to deploy new products and services. Serving the manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, utility, health care and insurance industries, ROC-Connect helps partners to identify opportunities, develop their vision and adapt their strategies for growth to exploit opportunities in the new connected world.
For more information on ROC-Connect, please visit http://www.roc-connect.com/.
ROC-Connect is a leading IoT platform that provides simple, affordable and scalable smart home solutions as well as consultancy support for manufacturers, retailers, service providers, health care facilities and insurance providers. Founded by serial entrepreneurs who have been at the forefront of the emerging connected home market, ROC-Connect is helping to shape the business models and strategies for the new connected world. For more information, please visit www.ROC-Connect.com.