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WEBINAR: Developing for the Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities


Now available on-demand  |  DURATION: 1 hour

Hosted by:
Phil Goldstein, Editor,
FierceWireless

Cisco estimates that 50 billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet by 2020. And by 2017, Gartner predicts that wearable devices will drive 50 percent of total app interactions. Cisco and Gartner are just two of a wide range of players expecting huge growth in the Internet of things.

If this market takes off, there are obvious opportunities for module makers, system integrators and software management companies. But will there be a role for developers in this area? And if so, how can developers position themselves in the months ahead on this nascent but potentially explosive opportunity?

In this FierceMobileIT webinar, Editor Phil Goldstein will moderate a discussion on the opportunites of huge growth in the Internet of things.


SPEAKERS:

Glen Lurie,

President—Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships, AT&T


Glenn Lurie is President of Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships for AT&T Mobility. Lurie leads AT&T's strategic initiative to drive innovation by building high growth businesses both inside and outside the traditional wireless sector. Glenn's previous role was President of National Distribution for AT&T's wireless operations, where he was responsible for business operations for the National Retail Channel, National Dealer Channel, Direct Mail/Direct Response team, National Resale Operations, att.com - AT&T's web business – as well as AT&T's prepaid business and sales through all distribution channels. Glenn joined the former AT&T Wireless in 1990, and held several sales, marketing and operations positions throughout his tenure. As President of AT&T's West Region, he was responsible for the market operations in 10 western states, representing more than 40 percent of the company's overall business.

Andy Castonguay,
Principal Analyst, Machina Research

Andy Castonguay has worked as an analyst, advisor and consultant to the mobile industry for over 15 years. With local experience in Latin America and North America, Andy has worked extensively with service providers, device manufacturers, technology vendors, and financial institutions in both mature and growth markets. Currently, Andy is a Principal Analyst at Machina Research focused on the rapidly evolving M2M ecosystems in the Americas with particular focus on mobile health solutions and the M2M devices space. Prior to joining Machina Research, Andy was a Principal Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media with focus on mobile devices, application platforms and M2M solutions. During his tenure at the Yankee Group, Andy was Director of mobile devices research, Director of the North American consumer practice and Program Manager for the Latin American mobile services group. During his 7-year stint in Brazil, Andy also worked as a senior consultant at Telefinance, a financial services group, focused on mergers & acquisitions activity, strategic consulting, infrastructure & device financing deals and due diligence projects in the telecommunications industry.

Tim Ernwall,
CEO, Revolv Inc.

Tim Enwall began his career at Apple and brings more than 26 years of experience to Revolv. Prior to joining Revolv as CEO, Tim was the founder and CEO of venture-backed Tendril, the recognized global leader in integrated consumer engagement for energy providers. Prior to Tendril, Tim founded Solista, a global technology management firm, which was acquired by The Gartner Group in 2000. Tim serves on the board of directors of Silicon Flatirons, a non-profit entrepreneurship program at the University of Colorado and Startup Colorado. Tim is an angel investor in over a dozen startups, has served as a mentor to TechStars, the Nike+ Accelerator, and the R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

speaker

Dipesh Mukerji
Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Kony

Dipesh Mukerji is the Senior Director of Product Marketing and Strategy at Kony. Prior to Kony, Dipesh was the Director of Strategy and Innovation at Reed Elsevier where he spearheaded their mobility efforts. Before Reed Elsevier, he spent five years as a Sales Engineer at Verivo Software where he implemented over thirty B2E & B2C mobile applications.




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