Ashu Joshi is the Founder & CEO of Movinture, an application platform focused on Internet of Things (IoT). He also serves as the COO of Kitu Systems, Inc., and a Smart Grid & Smart Energy IoT software company.
Ashu has been working in the IoT domain since 2008. He led Product & Business Strategy for the Consumer & Service Provider IoT business while he was at Cisco Systems. His initial focus was on Smart Home, and soon diversified into Smart Cities, Enterprise, Connected Transportation and Industrial IoT. While at Cisco he worked closely with the Enterprise IoT division and also with the M&A group at Cisco to provide his expertise and experience in due diligence of IoT Startups.
His experience in IoT spans devices, gateways and cloud. He has deep understanding of the various device and communication protocols involved in IoT – ZigBee, Thread, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, 6LoWPAN, LPWAN (LoRaWAN, SigFox), MQTT, XMPP, HTTP/REST, SEP2, OpenADR, BT, BLE, etc. He was responsible for Cisco’s representation in several IoT Groups such as AllSeen and OIC.
Ashu has had the opportunity to work and understand several leading IoT platforms such as Amazon IoT, IBM, and Google. He has worked with variety of customers on deploying IoT apps & solutions.
Ashu is a technologist at heart. The platform developed by Movinture is uniquely designed to create use-case specific IoT Applications. Movinture provides complete solutions from the device firmware to the cloud backend – using a hybrid product & service approach.