The Industrial Internet Consortium was founded in March 2014

Industrial Internet Consortium was founded by AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM, and Intel in March 2014 and currently has 244 members as of 29 February 2016.

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) will enable and accelerate adoption of the Industrial Internet which is essential to growth and competitiveness in key industry sectors, including: manufacturing, transportation, energy, healthcare, buildings, utility infrastructure, defense, and emergency response.

Source: Industrial Internet Consortium