Bringing IoT to you, person-to-person

IoT Directions offers thought leadership, event and program management, strategic consulting, and learning and collaboration opportunities to members interested in all aspects of the internet of things, including blockchain.  Clients learn about current innovation in IoT, meet face-to-face with others working with IoT products and services, and explore new IoT based business growth ideas and ventures.

IoT Directions founders bring extensive experience in business strategy, healthcare IT consulting, program development, training and education, and venture start-up. Meet them below.

John Paganini

John Paganini

Founder & CEO

John is the co-founder and CEO of IoT Directions. John is also the president of Paguar Informatics Inc., a 20 year old healthcare IT consulting firm focused on innovation and business development. John is a respected authority in healthcare informatics and has served as an industry spokesperson. He has amassed more than 35 years of start-up, IT and healthcare information systems experience. Most recently, John managed operations and logistics at the HIMSS Innovation Center in the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. Before this role, he served as the senior product manager for radiology informatics at Applied Visual Sciences Inc., overseeing production, sales and marketing for imaging, computer-aided detection, advanced visualization and digital microscopy products. John was also the co-founder of RIS Logic, Inc., a division of Merge Healthcare that was recently acquired by IBM.

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Larry Voyten

Lawrence J. Voyten

Founder and President


As co-founder and president of IoT Directions, Larry brings 40 years of diverse experience as a senior business executive. He has worked with senior leadership in healthcare consulting, business expansion and information technology program development during his career. He is especially skilled at working with senior level management to define their business drivers and then synchronize the strategy with tactical objectives that will deliver measurable results. Larry also contributes a deep background in start-up ventures, education and training programs, and project management office operations.