Pilgrim Beart is CEO of DevicePilot, a service which enables connected-product companies to scale-up quickly without escalating costs by taking care of the management of their devices.

Previously Pilgrim co-founded the Smart Home platform AlertMe, sold to British Gas in 2015 for $100m. Before that he founded the antenna technology company Antenova which has shipped billions of antenna systems into smartphones globally.

Pilgrim began his career at start-ups in Cambridge and Oxford, then led technology teams in three start-ups in Silicon Valley in the 1990’s. Pilgrim is a Fellow of the IET and chairs a judging panel in their annual Innovation Awards.

As a senior business director with a proven track-record in scaling connected devices, Pilgrim’s expertise is of value to companies to help realise their business growth objectives in IoT.