IMONT provides software to organizations that want to connect devices for smart homes, offices, and cars. Our next generation of IoT software is ideal for companies that want to offer a scalable, flexible, and cost effective smart solution. Companies within many industries can tap into new revenue streams.

Consumer Electronics





System Integrators

Oil and Gas





Low operating and maintenance costs to maximize your overall net profit.


End-to-end encryption and encrypted storage to ensure maximum security.


Efficient use of the cloud minimizes downtime for a reliable system.


Maximum scalability to address the largest global markets.


Minimize lifetime operating costs to ensure long-term sustainability.


On-premise data collection and storage to provide an ecosystem that is private.


The IoT ecosystem is huge and complex. IMONT endeavours to build partnerships with companies that will complement our solution. We have relationships with many hardware and software partners around the world, including organizations that provide:

Data Analytics

Software Network Overlays

Mobile Connectivity

System Integrators

Device Manufacturers

Gateway Manufacturers

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Meet our management team

Nigel Pugh - CEO

Nigel brings over 20 years of big company and start-up management experience in the software industry to IMONT. He’s led business and development teams for numerous global companies including UBS, Betfair, and Canonical. As an industry expert in the field of AI and Big Data, most recently Nigel led the creation of the AlertMe connected home platform, which was the key driver for the British Gas acquisition of the company for $100m. A professional member of the British Computer Society with an MSc in Optoelectronics from the University of Northumbria and post graduate study at UCL, he also has extensive experience in business information, compliance, high throughput data management and continuous delivery architecture.

Larry Poon - COO

Larry began his business career in the telecommunications and IT industry in 1986 after obtaining his MBA from the University of British Columbia. Prior to starting IMONT, he held numerous global marketing and operational leadership roles with small and big organizations such as StatPro, RBS, Canonical, ABB, and Nortel. Larry has worked extensively in North America and Europe and provides operational leadership for IMONT.

Roman Sonkinas - CTO

Roman is an experienced technologist with over 10 years of experience in highly scalable customer facing software. He was instrumental in creating Hive - the UK’s biggest IoT network and received an “Engineer Of The Year” award from Hive in 2015. A diligent developer who codes every day, Roman was instrumental in the core design decisions and also implemented much of the system himself. His Alma Mater is Vilnius University in Lithuania, where he received a BSc in Software Engineering. Roman is an avid science fiction reader, gamer and concert goer. In addition to English, he also speaks fluent Lithuanian and Russian.

Matthew Smart - CPDO

With a proven ability to deliver robust and scalable systems, Matthew is a strong advocate of Agile software methodologies. Matthew was the leading figure in creating the British Gas’s Hive hub software, integration of end devices, and linking these devices to provide powerful business propositions. Prior to working on Hive, Matthew led a number of development teams at Nokia Siemens Networks, where he was responsible for areas of the company’s flagship network management system, enabling telecom operators to plan, manage, and configure their optical mobile backhaul networks. Matthew holds a BSc in Computing from the University of the West of England. In addition to English, he is fluent in Portuguese and has a passion for technology, particular with its potential in the Internet of Things.

Steve Horley - Business Advisor

Steve has been a fixture of the European Telecoms and IoT markets for the last 20 years, growing three businesses from early-stage to mass-market and exit. He was Managing Director of IoT pioneer AlertMe (‘Hive’). In this position he took the start-up to European IoT leader and eventual sale to British Gas in 2015. Before AlertMe, Steve was Managing Director of broadband provider Tiscali. His leadership grew the business from scratch to over 2 million customers before selling the company to CarphoneWarehouse ('TalkTalk') in 2009. Steve was also a member of the executive team at early Internet service provider LineOne, which was sold in 2001. He is currently working with smart battery-maker Moixa on how to take home energy storage mainstream and HomeServe PLC on the digitization of home services.

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