Roger Dewey

Roger Dewey


Sr. Consultant, M2M/IoT Strategy

An internationally recognized industry leader in the emerging growth areas of wireless Internet and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, Roger Dewey is the founder and a Sr. M2M/IoT Consultant for M2MV. From 2009 to 2011, Dewey served as Managing Member of M2MV and was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Device Cloud Networks (DCN) in February of 2012 where he was charged with building DCN and establishing it as the world’s leading M2M services platform company. Currently, Dewey is the CEO and founder of Able Device, a software company that enables SIM based M2M applications. Previous to founding M2MV, from May 2006 to September 2008, Dewey held the position of President and CEO of Telit » Continue reading

Leigh Ann Ryals

Leigh Ann Ryals


Sr. Consultant, Market Analysis

Throughout her career, Leigh Ann Ryals has been applauded for her unique ability to create innovative and highly successful business, product, and marketing strategies that revolutionize new and existing companies and enables them to compete in highly competitive global industries. Ryals is the co-founder of M2MV, a leading international M2M/IoT business and strategy consulting firm. Currently, she serves as the firm’s Managing Member and a senior consultant where she leads a wide array of investigatory projects, extracts key data to identify optimal market opportunities, designs powerful penetration tactics, and compiles market development metrics. Leveraging her extensive experience and advanced » Continue reading

Telematics Update & M2MV: Free Webinar – Pinpoint the ROI of UBI in Order to Accelerate Mass Market Adoption

Raleigh, NC – May 8, 2013: Telematics Update & M2MV have announced that free registration is now open for the exclusive webinar: ‘Pinpoint the ROI of UBI in Order to Accelerate Mass Market Adoption’. Telematics Update has brought together UBI experts from Progressive, Plymouth Rock, and Towers Watson for a webinar to explore the financial and service benefits for insurers and consumers that UBI can yield. The free interactive event will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11am (EST) and is open to the entire insurance community! » Register here Top auto insurers Progressive, Allstate, and Liberty Mutual are already using telematics data to set lower premiums for their » Continue reading

M2MV and Leadmark Group Announce a Strategic Partnership to Provide Professional Placement Services for the Highly Specialized Machine-to-Machine Industry

Raleigh, NC – November 9, 2010 -- M2MV, a machine-to-machine (M2M) business strategy consulting firm, and Leadmark Group, a national recruiting organization, today announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to offer M2MVocation, a professional placement service for the highly specialized M2M industry. Under this agreement, M2MV will serve as the M2M recruiting arm of Leadmark Group thus creating a unique M2M focused practice that leverages Leadmark’s expertise in full-service recruiting and M2MV’s deep understanding and relationships in M2M.

“As Leadmark’s core recruiting practice began seeing an increased demand for placement opportunities from companies pursuing the vision of a smarter » Continue reading

Cash for Clunkers: a Missed Opportunity for Telematics, Stimulus, and a Smarter Nation?

Despite the ecological value of incentivizing the swapping of low mileage cars for higher mileage cars, there has been some questions over the economic value of the Cash for Clunkers program. Many are wondering if the program only served to pull forward manufacturing demand that would have soon developed anyway. I have been kicking around the following questions: would there have been more value in the program if there were additional incentives for purchasing cars that had telematics systems? Besides the obvious personal and societal advantages regarding safety and security, could cars equipped with telematics potentially be more efficient because of better routing afforded by these devices and their value added services? Could the telematics systems be used to gather real life data » Continue reading

u-blox buys Neoseven: A traditional commodity model for GSM/GPRS?

GPS and mobile communications are essential capabilities of any telematics solution. For a couple of years now, the manufacturers of wireless modules have been offering converged GSM/GPS modules. They have had trouble maintaining margins on the price of the converged package because everyone in the industry has knowledge of the market prices for the individual components and the wireless module companies have done a poor job of communicating any increased value that is provided by the converged offering. Last week, u-blox, the GPS solutions provider announced that it was acquiring Neonseven, an Italian based company that provides » Continue reading

M2MV Taps Wireless Industry Veteran Leigh Ann Ryals as Executive Vice President, Research & Analysis

Raleigh, NC -- January 27, 2009 -- M2MV Founder & CEO Roger Dewey today announced the latest addition to his management team, high-tech wireless industry veteran Leigh Ann Ryals who will serve as Executive Vice President of Research and Analysis for its Core Practice Areas. Ryals brings unparalleled experience in strategic analysis and planning, and in managing a broad spectrum of research and evaluation projects in M2MV’s issues-rich, multi-stakeholder environment. Ryals’ research and analysis skills are critical for the highly developed analytical, research, evaluation and problem solving demands brought on by client projects, including interpreting and analyzing data, and financial and market analysis. “Leigh Ann understands the dynamics of this industry very » Continue reading

North American Telecom Industry Icon Roger Dewey Launches New Company To Provide Consulting Services In The Prolific Machine-To-Machine Space.

The new venture will provide business-focused consulting services to customers in all industrial and commercial segments seeking to deploy machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions to drive productivity improvements in traditional business processes.

RALEIGH, NC – November 19, 2008 -- Roger Dewey, celebrated figure in the North American telecommunications industry announced today the launch of his new venture, M2MV, LLC ( , a consulting firm dedicated to the business of integrating machine-to-machine communication solutions into enterprise processes. To M2M application developers, the firm will provide consulting services in expanding markets from North America to Europe, Asia, Latin America and vice-versa. M2MV will also serve as a source of analysis » Continue reading