September 16-18 2019 | San Diego, California

September 16-18 2019 | San Diego, California

"Cities as a Service, Accelerating Digital Communities"


Stephanie Atkinson is the founding partner of Compass Intelligence, a market research and advisory firm providing market intelligence services to the high-tech, mobile, and emerging technology industries. Ms. Atkinson is an executive-level consultant, specializing in market segmentation, technology adoption, trending and use case insights in the telecom, information technology, network infrastructure, mobility, IoT, and high tech industries. She is widely recognized as a market thought leader in how businesses and organizations adopt, consume, and implement technology within operations and the workforce. Ms. Atkinson has been quoted in numerous business and trade publications including Forbes, CNN Money, Network World, WSJ,, CEO Magazine, and others. She serves as an advisory board member at nGage Events and Silverwood Partners.

Ms. Atkinson volunteers at the Center for New Ventures & Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University, and is a member of the Women Wireless Leadership Forum, and Aggie Women. She has also been listed on the Top 100 Wireless Technology Experts 2014 by Today's Wireless World, Top M2M Influencer (#8) by Onalytica, and listed in The 50 Most Influential Women in IoT by ioti.

Prior to launching Compass Intelligence, Ms. Atkinson held positions in market research, B2B market advisory, information services, OSS/billing management, R&D, and engineering. Ms. Atkinson holds a B.S. in Industrial Distribution from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Management of Technology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Stephanie Atkinson, CEO & Founder, Compass Intelligence, LLC

Advisory board

Conference Chair

Sam Lucero

Sr. Principal Analyst, M2M & IoT

IHS Markit

Nadine Manjaro

Lead IoT Consultant and CEO

Beyond Machine to Machine Communications

Daniel Obodovski

Founder & CEO

The Silent Intelligence

Adam Stein


APS Marketing, Inc.

William Pugh

Managing Partner

Smart Connections Consulting

Chris Rezendes

Chief Business Officer

The unparalleled content and agenda of the IoT Exchange Smart Cities summit are the result of our esteemed advisory board whose combined knowledge and decades of experience make these summits invaluable. Attendees and Sponsors not only benefit from an expertly designed agenda, but also have the opportunity to sit down face-to-face with these industry experts to discuss strategy and solutions.