Dima Tokar is a co-founder and head analyst at MachNation, the leading insight services firm researching Internet of Things (IoT) middleware and platforms. His primary areas of expertise are in technology analysis, product management and product marketing of IoT platforms, software and services. Prior to co-founding MachNation, Dima held management positions in technology and marketing at Verivo Software and Fiksu. Dima is a leading speaker at client and industry events, and is highly quoted in the business and trade press. His work on IoT application enablement and device management is highly cited by participants in the IoT ecosystem. Dima holds a degree in Microbiology from University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Business Administration degree in Finance from UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management. He is fluent in Russian and English.