IoT Solutions World Congress' committee gathers 17 experts to define the general strategy of the event
Advisory board of the 2018 IoT Solutions World Congress established
The IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) has recently established the Advisory Board for its upcoming edition to be held from 16 to 18 October. The advisory board is commissioned with defining the general strategy for the event, organized by Fira de Barcelona, and is formed by 17 members, among them renowned visionaries within the industry, technology experts and executives from leading companies dedicated to accelerating the awareness and implementation of the Internet of Things in a range of environments.
This committee of experts, presided by the executive director of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), Dr. Richard Soley, is dedicated to publicizing the world’s IoT event and ensuring that the upcoming edition of the IoT Solutions World Congress will provide practical knowledge on the deployment of loT in different industrial environments, offer professional networking of the highest calibre, and demonstrate how the interconnectedness of companies in the loT value chain is transforming business and society.
The Advisory Board works in close collaboration with the programme committee, formed by nearly thirty representatives from leading companies and organisations in charge of defining and identifying the most topical issues, speakers and success stories that will be presented over the course of the Congress. This ensures the highest quality content and the panel of conferences and speakers covers a wide variety of industries, technologies, standards and applications.
In addition to Dr. Richard Soley, the Advisory Board of the IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 is formed by Jonathan Ballon, Vice-president of Intel; Prith Banerjee, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry; Roger Bou, IoTSWC Director; Stephen Gold, Vice-president and General Manager of Connected Enterprises at Honeywell; Tony Guerion, Global Head Sales of IoT at Vodafone; Tim Hanley, Global Leader, Consumer & Industrial Products at Deloitte; James Kirkland, Chief Architect of the Internet of Things at Redhat; Jason Mann, Director of Industry Solutions Product Management and IoT Strategy at SAS; Jayraj Nair, Global Head IoT, VP of Wipro; Yasuyuki Nishioka, president of the Industrial Value Chain Initiative; Derek O’Halloran, representative of World Economic Forum; Stan Schneider, CEO of RTI; John Tuccillo, Senior Vice President of Global Industry and Government Affairs at Schneider Electric; Katherine Voss, president of ODVA; Jiang Wangcheng, President of IoT Solutions at Huawei; and Joy Weiss, vice-president of IoT and Security at Analog Devices,.
The IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) is the world’s largest event on Industrial Internet of Things innovation that brings together a congress, trade show and testbeds area. Its October edition expects to gather 300 international exhibitors and 250 speakers. This year’s show is set to showcase the growth of the IoT and its wide scale implementation across a range of industrial and business applications and will also demonstrate the convergence of this technology with artificial intelligence and blockchain. Last year, more than 13,000 professionals from 114 countries visited the event.
Barcelona, March 2017