Jessica Groopman is an independent analyst and IoT advisor specializing in consumer-side Internet of Things. Her research and analyst practice concentrates on the application of sensors and smart systems in B2C and B2B2C businesses, with an emphasis on use case design, automated service, blockchain and privacy. Groopman is a regular speaker, moderator and panelist at IoT industry events. She is also a frequent contributor to numerous third-party blogs and news/media outlets. Jessica is contributing member of the International IoT Council, the IEEE's Internet of Things Group, IoT Gurus and FC Business Intelligence's IoT Nexus Advisory Board. Jessica was also included in Onalytica's list of the 100 Most Influential Thought Leaders in IoT.
Jessica has served as research director and principal analyst with Harbor Research, Altimeter Group and Focus Research, and has extensive experience advising clients on developing research-informed customer-facing strategies in the face of technological disruption. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, she works with both research firms as a contract analyst and supports clients across retail, smart home, wearable and tech verticals.