Monnit Founder and CEO Wins 2021 IoT Czar of the Year Award from

2021 IoT Czar of the Year Award
IoT Leader Focuses on Helping Businesses Achieve IoT’s Transformative Value

Salt Lake City—February 16, 2022— presented Monnit Founder and CEO Brad Walters with its 2021 IoT Czar of the Year Award. Walters and other experts in the worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace received the award, which included leaders from Verizon Wireless, Intel, Microsoft, Accenture, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Boeing, MIT, Ericsson, Amazon Web Services, and FedEx.

The IoT Czars are recognized for “advancing the IoT revolution in a truly meaningful way and their dedication to and expertise in the IoT space,” said Kim Kay, Editor-in-Chief of “Many of the people driving the IoT industry are overlooked in the hype that is the IoT machine. That’s why we created the IoT Czar of the Year awards—to recognize the heroes behind the scenes who are guiding the execution of projects and pushing the thought leadership behind IoT.”

Walters was nominated for his two decades of work in the IoT industry. Among his many accomplishments, Walters:

  • Led the development and launch of Monnit Remote Monitoring Solutions that include 80+ wireless commercial and industrial IoT sensors, plus gateways, and our iMonnit Sensor Management and Monitoring Software
  • Sold solutions in 85+ countries to more than 52,000 customers in nearly every industry, delivering more than 30 billion data points
  • In 2021, directed the launch of the ALTA Soil Moisture Sensor, PAR Light Meter, and the three-in-one Motion+ Sensor
  • Managed ventures in the embedded systems marketplace, including Lineo—the first embedded Linux company—and created the popular X-Bee Zigbee module at MaxStream
  • Created Walters’ Law of the Internet of Things—his industry-defining law outlines the formula to achieve compounding value based on how you put IoT technologies to work

“I’m honored to receive this award on behalf of Monnit,” said Walters. “We look forward to our continued innovative impact with IoT solutions that help transform business operations all over the world.”

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About Monnit Corporation
The origin story of the Internet of Things (IoT) begins with Monnit. Before our inception in 2010, our founder was already at the forefront of embedding technology into machines and devices to make them talk, delivering valuable data to business leaders. After more than a decade, Monnit Remote Monitoring Solutions for virtually any industry use case deliver 30 billion data points in more than 85 countries for 52,000 customers. Monnit’s 80+ IoT sensors remotely monitor temperature, light, humidity, water, vibration, and more. You can analyze data using iMonnit cloud software and get alerts via email, text, or call when our sensors detect a change you need to know.

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