As sensors spread across almost every industry, the internet of things is going to trigger a massive influx of big data. Understanding the “high-value” data that connected devices produce is critical to the future success of the IoT ecosystem.

To that end, we are very pleased to announce IoTC’s newest strategic participant, a company that has a long history in matching data and insights.

J.D. Power (www.jdpower.com) is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics. These capabilities enable J.D. Power to help its clients drive customer satisfaction, growth and profitability. Established in 1968, J.D. Power is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., and has offices serving North/South America, Asia Pacific and Europe. J.D. Power is a portfolio company of XIO Group, a global alternative investments and private equity firm headquartered in London, and is led by its four founders: Athene Li, Joseph Pacini, Murphy Qiao and Carsten Geyer.