IoT Time - Un-Wearables: We Need Less from Wearables to Get More
In partnership news from the IoT, U.S. Cellular inks a new deal for M2M solutions and two big vendors create turnkey option by joining forces. Meanwhile, the security of the IoT is a big deal, and according to a new study, not just in terms of data and privacy. Infrastructure, too, can be at risk. In My IoT, Ken rants wildly about why he’s fed up with wearables that are ugly, uncomfortable and trying to do too much.
IOT Evolution Expo Las Vegas 2015 Keynote Presentation: AT&T
Michael Troiano leads the development and implementation of holistic mobility strategies, encompassing mobile device management, application creation, bring-your-own-device solutions and Machine-to-Machine communications. His responsibilities include overseeing AMS strategy and product management to help equip businesses with the right mobile applications and services that can untether employees from their offices. Mr. Troiano aims to position AT&T as the leader in helping people to work virtually anywhere and anytime, while giving them the tools to accomplish tasks faster and more effectively.
IOT Evolution Expo Las Vegas 2015 Keynote Presentation: IBM
Transforming business: Capturing new value with Enterprise Internet of Things
Sky is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the CTO for Internet of Things in IBM's Analytics division. He is responsible for technical strategy and directions related to the Internet of Things within IBM. Sky has lengthy experience working with clients in complex and embedded systems development across many industries, including telecom equipment, aerospace/defense, automotive, and electronics. His current areas of focus include design methods and technologies for machine-to-machine/internet-of-things, analytics for IoT, and security and privacy in IoT. Prior to his current role, he was the CTO for the Systems Engineering and Embedded Software portfolio in IBM Rational. He has over 20 years of experience working on tools for engineering of complex and embedded systems. Sky is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and holds a BSc in Computer Science from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada.
IOT Evolution Expo Las Vegas 2015 Keynote Presentation: Sikorsky
Aviation: The Leading Edge of Connected Transportation
Simon Gharibian is currently the Senior Program Manager, Intelligence Technology at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. In this role, Simon is responsible for the Intelligence pillar for Sikorsky Innovations, and will work with a cross functional team to develop and communicate the Intelligence vision, secure internal and external investments, and drive the program through the defined maturation roadmap. The Intelligence pillar includes elements such as active control systems and advanced diagnostics and prognostics. Simon's role will include the optimization and coordination of "Intelligent Aircraft" and "Intelligent Operations" activities into an integrated solution that brings differentiation and value to both Military and Commercial product lines. In addition, the role will drive the Sikorsky Innovations effort to identify unique technologies both internally and externally, through the management and promotion of the Entrepreneurial Challenge and the Sikorsky iPrize competitions. Read More
IOT Evolution Expo Las Vegas 2015 Keynote Presentation: Coach Joe Gibbs
A successful organization starts with its people. This has long been the philosophy of Joe Gibbs. It helped carry him to three Super Bowl championships as the Pro Football Hall of Fame as head coach of the NFL's Washington Redskins and has been a defining principle behind building Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) into one of NASCAR's most successful multi-team racing organizations. It also guides Gibbs' latest project: "Game Plan For Life", which is the title of his New York Times Best Selling book and corresponding ministry (www.gameplanforlife.com). JGR has experienced amazing success and growth since Gibbs founded the operation in 1991.