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Banyan Hills Technologies CEO Selected for TAG’s 2018 IoT/Cloud Technology: Georgia Game Changers List

Steve Latham, CEO recognized for industry knowledge and founding an IoT company in Georgia

Duluth, Georgia (September 5, 2018) — Steve Latham, founder and chief executive officer of Banyan Hills Technologies, has been selected by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) to appear in the organization’s 2018 IoT/Cloud Technology: Georgia Game Changers list. The list will be featured in an upcoming issue of TAG’s publication, Hub Magazine.

Hub Magazine’s Game Changers list features innovators whose leadership is driving the Peach State’s IoT/Cloud technology ecosystem to new heights.

Latham was chosen for the honor after spearheading the release of Banyan’s IoT platform, Canopy™, accelerating disruptive innovation across a wide range of industries including self-service kiosks, self-storage, sports & entertainment, financial technology (FinTech), and unattended retail. Canopy is an end-to-end IoT platform that can connect to any device, sub-system, and enterprise system for the purposes of enabling centralized monitoring and control of large networks. Performance data is visualized through a single intuitive interface, allowing operators to maintain visibility and make corrective actions remotely. With Canopy, businesses gain real-time data collection, automated operations, and rich analytics. In turn, they can reduce costs, realize new revenue opportunities, and enhance end-user experiences.

In addition to his work at Banyan Hills Technologies, Latham is committed to helping accelerate innovations in the Greater Atlanta tech arena through his involvement in the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce and at Georgia State University. In the nonprofit sector, Steve and the team at Banyan Hills Technologies have supported the Lanier Community Garden Project, a food bank gardening project maintained by volunteers, and Pride for Parents, a program designed to provide the families the opportunity to shop during the holidays for gifts at significantly reduced costs. Banyan makes annual donations to a variety of charities for their employees’ anniversary milestones.

“I’m honored to be recognized on TAG’s IoT/Cloud Technology: Georgia Game Changers list,” said Latham. “Banyan maintains a commitment to being active in our neighboring communities, with Atlanta being our focal point. We are passionate about empowering companies to get the most out of their IoT strategies and we take great pride in being recognized for these contributions. I’m forever grateful to our employees and our customers, and am dedicated to making Atlanta a hub for IoT and Cloud innovations.”

About the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 27 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at or TAG’s community website at To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit


About Banyan Hills Technologies: Banyan Hills Technologies ( is an Internet of Things (IoT) company and a trusted partner for innovative software solutions. Canopy™ is Banyan’s IoT platform and the most advanced solution for monitoring and managing any network of connected endpoints like self-service kiosks, digital signs and on-premise control systems. Canopy helps enable automation, decrease costs, increase revenue, enhance security, and leverage data for operators of large networks of unattended devices. Banyan’s highly skilled team helps customers launch, scale and secure successful IoT implementations. Banyan’s deep industry knowledge and strong capabilities in machine learning, transaction management, communication protocols, payments, and predictive analytics help companies realize the full potential of their technology strategies. In 2018, the company ranked 1,203 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States.


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More Canopy Features

Our IoT platform helps you achieve your business goals


Canopy provides an operator with a centralized web portal.


A feature-rich user interface to help manage the implementation.


Track customizable, detailed information about your locations.


Track information on all of your connected devices.


Canopy has customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities.


Monitor and manage device transactions and revenue.


Securely transact from a device via your chosen processor.


Gain visibility into your inventory levels across the network.

IoT Campaigns

Automate tasks through an easy-to-use framework.


Create rich marketing campaigns that deliver promotional content.


Canopy provides an integrated incident management solution.


Canned and analytic reporting capabilities are available.

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