Welcome to the IoT Slam® Live 2017, Internet of Things Conference, June 21 - 22 2017, R.T.P - North Carolina, USA

Mark Thirman

IoT Strategist for Telus Corporation
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Mark Thirman

IoT Strategist for Telus Corporation

Biography

Mark Thirman

telus-logo-svgMark has over 25 years of experience in executive, business development, and sales roles gathered in a broad range of telephony, infrastructure, networking, and computer companies. Currently working as an IoT Strategist for Telus Corporation. Most recently at Vodafone as Vice President Alternate Channels/M2M Americas, the world’s leading mobile operator, Mark worked on key partnerships with channels, operators, and emerging M2M solution providers. These partnerships focused on M2M/IoT and connecting things. At fleet/telematics platform provider Illume Software as VP BusDev, he evangelized mobile safety issues with telcos, software providers, government and trade groups, and corporations. Previously, Mark was the founder/CEO of AirPrint Networks, an early-stage secure connected printer/document management platform provider. Mark’s prior positions include executive roles in business and market development at Pingtel Corp (acquired by Nortel)., GTE Internetworking (now Verizon), VideoServer, VTEL, PictureTel (now Polycom). Mark is the board chairman (emeritus) for AccesSportAmerica, a national non-profit that adapts and teaches high-challenge sports to children and adults with disabilities (www.accessportamerica.org). Mark studied piano performance at Michigan State University and the Berklee College of Music. Mark is active with the MIT Enterprise Forum and is a frequent guest lecturer at MIT and Tufts University along with many conferences and events including IOT Slam, IoT Evolution, GoMobile, Body Computing (USC) and others. Mark has finished 12 slow Boston Marathons and is a married father of four kids. Boards: ROTU Media & Entertainment, AccesSportAmerica, MIT Enterprise Forum/Tech Entrepreneurship Group.

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