SPEAKERS

Alien Technology

Chris Chang

Chris Chang
CEO

Prior to joining Alien Technology, Chris was responsible for overseeing Marvell Technology Group’s business strategy, sales and marketing, business development and government relationship for the Greater China Region. Here Chris drove key strategic partnerships with local service providers and key ecosystem players that resulted in double digit revenue growth. Prior to joining Marvell, Chris held senior executive positions at global technology corporations with worldwide responsibilities, including at AMD, Yahoo, Silicon Graphics and Eastman Kodak. Chris holds an MBA degree from The Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.
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Ayla Networks

Rod McLane

Rod McLane
Sr Director Product Marketing

Rod is an accomplished cloud/SaaS marketing pro with over 20 years experience helping companies maximize customer value. He has improved revenue growth and built brands for startup and enterprise technology companies alike.
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Coris

Marc Josephson

Marc Josephson
Co-Founder

Over 35 years management experience in leading edge technology companies: Founded and sold several technology companies; Raised over $150MM in venture capital, built companies valued at over $4B; Advisor to various federal, state and local governmental agencies (NYC, FCC, U.S. Congress, FBI, others); Ernst & Young U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year finalist 2000; Implemented trading network for NY Stock Exchange; Consultant to IBM, Nortel, AT&T, Verizon, Siemens, Citibank, Chase Bank, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Gartner Group; Implemented remote video surveillance for Homeland Security (CORIS was spin off of that project); Granted two patents on IOT network security, used by CORIS.
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Eclipse Foundation

Ian Skerrett

Ian Skerrett
VP of Marketing and Ecosystem

Ian Skerret is the Vice President of Marketing and Ecosystem at the Eclipse Foundation. As part of his role, he is focused on building the Eclipse IoT community, an open source software community that will power the Internet of Things.
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Libelium

Alex Mateo

Alex Mateo
Sales & Operations Planning / Industry Manager Smart Cities

Alex Mateo is Libelium’s Industry Manager for Smart Cities, focusing on market growth and sustainable development in Europe and North America. Mateo studied Environmental Sciences at Alcalá de Henares University in Madrid. After completing his postgraduate degree in Water Resources Engineering, he began his career as an environmental consultant, working with City Councils in sustainable development projects. He also moderated important debates involving municipalities, the public, businesses, and NGOs and assessed sustainable development management. At Libelium he added technology to this expertise in public sector to carry out Smart Cities projects.
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Lynxspring

Marc Petock

Marc Petock
Vice President, Marketing

Marc is a pioneer in leading the Intelligent/Smart Buildings and IoT movements pushing the industry forward and has contributed to transforming and changing the Intelligent Buildings and M2M (now IoT) industries. As Vice President, Marketing for both Lynxspring and its sister company, Connexx Energy, Marc leads corporate and product marketing, strategy, brand management, public relations and communications that support the company’s strategic and growth initiatives. Prior to Lynxspring, Marc was the Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications leader at Tridium. Previous to Tridium, Marc oversaw the technology practices for leading marketing consulting firms where he worked with leading software and communication companies. Marc is also a contributing author, noted speaker and recognized industry leader having earned several industry accolades. Marc serves on the board of directors of Connexx Energy and Project Haystack; is an advisor to the Realcomm Organization and a Contributing Editor to Automatedbuildings.com.
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NTT Innovation Institute Inc. (NTTi3)

Ravi  Srivatsav

Ravi Srivatsav
Chief Business Development Officer

Ravi currently serves as the Chief Business Development Officer at NTT Innovation Institute. He is additionally responsible for product management and strategy. Previous to joining NTT i3, Ravi worked in various capacities in engineering and product management with IBM, Microsoft and Fox Interactive Media. Most recently, he was the founding CEO of ElasticBox, where he was responsible for the rapid growth of the company and provided leadership to a global workforce in the US, Spain, and England.
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Oasis Smart SIM

Karl Weaver

Karl Weaver
OEM Biz Dev Director

Karl J. Weaver is OEM Biz Dev Director for Oasis Smart SIM in North America & Northeast Asia, promoting embedded Sim card technologies. previously he was Greater China Sales/Biz Dev Manager for Rivetz Corp. and OEM/ODM mobile device ecosystem rainmaker for Near Field Communications, mobile (wallet) payments and TEE embedded mobile device security with his own monthly payments and security meet-up group in Seattle. He is a Globally-trained, bilingual Mandarin Chinese speaking senior mobility executive with vast experience selling wireless & mobile device technologies from both sides of the Pacific Rim to the global OEM/ODM handset/tablet PC ecosystem supply chain. Prior to Rivetz, Karl spent 5 years working in China for Gemalto as Rainmaker for design in of embedded Mobile NFC Payments & TEE security technologies to the OEM Smartphone/Tablet PC ecosystem. He possess a B.S degree in Business Management from Salve Regina University, Certification in Mandarin Chinese Language, Customs and Culture from National Taiwan Normal University – Mandarin Training Center and Certification in Broadband wireless communications from University of Washington (Seattle). Many presentations on Smartphone technologies can be viewed on You Tube, Youku and Tudou video streaming web sites.
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Systech Corporation

Robert Lutz

Robert Lutz
Director of Product Management & Business Development

Robert Lutz is the director of product management and business development at Systech Corporation. This business provides modular IoT/M2M gateways and services for a variety of markets. Previously, Mr. Lutz was a product director at LSI, responsible for DPI network security devices. Mr. Lutz has also held engineering, product management, and marketing positions at Iomega, Hifn, and National Semiconductor. Mr. Lutz has presented at various conferences and technical seminars, directed marketing activities for the Storage Network Industry Association (SNIA), and participated in technical standards activities for IEEE and ANSI. Mr. Lutz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Trimble

Marcus McCarthy

Marcus McCarthy
General Manager

Marcus McCarthy is General Manager of Trimble Navigation’s (NASDAQ:TRMB) Water Division. In this role he is responsible for the business strategy and P&L of Trimble’s Water businesses. Trimble Water provides a range of technology solutions which improve productivity, ensure regulatory compliance and reduce cost in the water, waste water, storm water and environmental water industries. Their portfolio includes a broad range of technologies including mobile / office / cloud software, ruggedized mobile computing hardware, sensors, ruggedized battery powered telemetry, radio/cellular/satellite communications and analytics. They combine these technologies with a team of professionals that have deep water industry experience to generate solutions specifically tailored to the needs of the water industry. Previously, Marcus was the part-owner and CEO of LeT Systems, an enterprise software company supplying event and incident management solutions to utilities. LeT Systems was acquired by Trimble in 2010. Marcus has worked in the technology solutions industry for over 20 years. He attended University College Cork where he earned a degree in Economics and attended Stanford where he studied leadership and strategy.
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Value Amplify Consulting

Giuseppe Mascarella

Giuseppe Mascarella
Professor

Prof. Giuseppe Mascarella is a former Microsoft consulting manager and has won WW awards on leading cloud and business intelligence programs at a global level. He works as an Adjunct Prof. of Social Media Analytics and Data security at FAU and is a Principal at Value Amplify where he works on Machine Learning and IoT solutions.
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Verizon Wireless

Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson
Channel Manager - IoT

Doug Wilson is a Verizon Wireless Internet of Things Specialist serving as an IoT subject matter expert, charged with growing IoT partnerships with new and emerging IoT companies and ensuring successful Internet of Things solution implementations. In his role he has successfully brought several new IoT solutions to market through the partnerships with Verizon. Doug has had a successful career with Verizon as an M2M Regional Sales Specialist, Data Sales Account Manager and Data Sales Engineer for Verizon Wireless. Prior to that Doug worked for Verizon Business on the Regional Sales Engineering Team as a Network Equipment Sales Specialist. Doug has had an extensive career in technical sales and engineering with numerous enterprise class organizations such as Belkin, Microsemi, Avaya, and NEC. Doug started off his career by serving our country in the US Air Force as a Communications Specialist where he achieved the Management and Outstanding Team Chief awards.
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Moderator List

Doug Wilson (Moderator)

Doug Wilson (Moderator)

Verizon
Channel Manager - IoT

Doug Wilson is a Verizon Wireless Internet of Things Specialist serving as an IoT subject matter expert, charged with growing IoT partnerships with new and emerging IoT companies and ensuring successful Internet of Things solution implementations. In his role he has successfully brought several new IoT solutions to market through the partnerships with Verizon. Doug has had a successful career with Verizon as an M2M Regional Sales Specialist, Data Sales Account Manager and Data Sales Engineer for Verizon Wireless. Prior to that Doug worked for Verizon Business on the Regional Sales Engineering Team as a Network Equipment Sales Specialist. Doug has had an extensive career in technical sales and engineering with numerous enterprise class organizations such as Belkin, Microsemi, Avaya, and NEC. Doug started off his career by serving our country in the US Air Force as a Communications Specialist where he achieved the Management and Outstanding Team Chief awards.
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