About Us

Need help figuring out your IoT or smart home strategy? We can help. 

NextMarket Insights is a strategy and research firm focused on emerging technologies. We advise numerous clients in the area of smart and connected home and emerging personal technologies such as wearables, digital entertainment and distribution. We specialize in product strategy, mergers & acquisitions and marketing. We also produce syndicated and custom research in these areas.

NextMarket's clients for strategic advisory and research services have included Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, T-Mobile, DirecTV, Hewlett Packard and many more. 

NextMarket Insights was founded by Michael Wolf, one of the industry's most well known IoT and smart home analysts and advisors . Wolf served as the founding Vice President of Research for GigaOM and created and managed research and advisory groups for ABI Research and In-Stat, where he created the world's first dedicated connected home research service in the late 90s. Since then, Wolf has provided advisory to companies like Cisco, Microsoft, Broadcom, Intel and many others in the launch of their connected home products. 

If you need help with your IoT, smart home or digital media strategy, or help creating a digital or physical event in these areas, please contact us to schedule a call. You can view our latest research in our research store, subscribe for updates, or listen to the Smart Home Show, which gets over 40 thousand downloads per month is the top smart home podcast in iTunes.