Litmus Automation CEO Wins McRock Capital IIoT Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Vatsal Shah Recognized for Launching Litmus Automation as a Leading IIoT Platform Provider

30 May 2017 –SAN JOSE, CA – Litmus Automation, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform provider, today announced Co-founder and CEO Vatsal Shah was recognized by McRock Capital with their 2017 IIoT Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  The award was presented at the 2017 McRock IIoT Symposium on May 18th in Montreal, Canada.

Shah was chosen for launching a groundbreaking product that simplifies the complexity of developing IoT systems and solutions with a secure and scalable middleware cloud platform.  He was also chosen for the positive impact he has had on the industry and his employees.

“As a long-term supporter of the entrepreneurial spirit, McRock is delighted to present the McRock IIoT Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2017 to Vatsal Shah. Vatsal’s passion and dedication to Litmus Automation, and it’s pursuits in the IIoT sector, make him a deserving recipient of this award,” explained Scott MacDonald, Co-founder and Managing Partner, McRock Capital.

Litmus’ Loop and LoopEdge solutions enable data collection, data manipulation and quick analytics with real-time visualization on top.  Loop lets customers securely connect any type of hardware, device, sensor or machine to any third-party software application or enterprise system in real-time with a simple interface.

“McRock Capital has been at the forefront of the IIoT and I am extremely honoured to receive their Entrepreneur of the Year award. Litmus Automation has been enabling industrial companies to enter the IoT era since 2014 and this award is a culmination of all our team’s hard work and success,” said Vatsal Shah, Co-founder and CEO of Litmus.

Shah wrote the code for the Limus Automation platform, recruited his co-founders John Younes and Sacha Sawaya, and sourced and closed Nissan as the company’s first client.  He has created a culture of innovation at Litmus and operates on the motto, “IIoT is a marathon, not a race – and to win the marathon you must adapt and innovate.”