Converged Edge CoE Panel – “The Latest Developments in Edge Computing”
Learn how Edge is constantly evolving so you can stay up to date with your edge digital transformation strategy. Let’s take some time and hear how the edge is changing from industry experts. Where have they seen dramatic updates or changes to the overall ecosystem in the last 12 months?
Scott England-Sullivan is a lifelong contributor/committer, consumer, and strategic advisor for open source technologies and his work can be found throughout mission-critical technology systems in both the public and private sectors. Currently, Scott serves as the Chief of Edge Technology for Red Hat North America where he drives the edge go-to-market, enablement, and solution strategies for the customer-facing field.
Paul Venditti is an experienced Leader (29+ years) and strategist with a passion for leveraging technology and customer relationships to create solutions that solve tough problems and excite people. Constantly looking for new ways to gain and embed desired customer insights into new innovative software solutions across a number of different industry-application areas
Wojciech Dobrowolski is solutions Architect and People Manager, an expert in Industrial IoT systems. Before SoftServe headed global IoT and Edge computing practice. Author of multiple cloud-based Industrial IoT system offerings. Focusing on Industrial Manufacturing.
Bob Proctor is the co-founder and CEO of Link Labs, a leading provider of an end-to-end IoT platform for tagging, locating and monitoring equipment, supplies and assets anywhere at any time. With a PhD in applied physics and 25 years of entrepreneurial and business leadership, Proctor is also a founding principal of Blu Venture Investors, a venture capital investment company that supports early-stage entrepreneurs in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S., which gives him a unique point of view on a wide range of emerging technologies and their novel applications and potential market viability.
Aaron Allsbrook, ClearBlade Founder & CTO for industry leading IoT Edge Data Platform. The ClearBlade IoT Cloud, Enterprise and Edge Software provide out of the box Asset Tracking and Smart Monitoring; rapidly deployed, highly configurable and easily integrated into the enterprise. Early on, Aaron engineered software at IBM building scalable performant platforms for developers to design, develop, and execute modern workloads. As a practitioner, Aaron worked directly in the field with enterprises to enable cutting edge solutions while leveraging existing technical assets. Today he provides a depth of expertise necessary to understand the challenges, opportunities and transitions required for large enterprises to digitize and engage with the IoT.
Dr. Tom Bradicich is VP, Hewlett Packard Fellow. Beginning his career at IBM, Tom was an IBM Fellow, VP, Distinguished Engineer, and Server CTO. Prior to HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Tom was an NI Fellow at National Instruments, an Operational Technologies (OT) company. Tom is currently Vice President, Hewlett Packard Fellow, and Global Head of Edge and IoT Labs & CoE, at HPE. He and his team develop and commercialize advanced as-a-Service (aaS) software and technologies, focusing on cloud managed remote infrastructure, edge-as-a-service, and converged IT/Operational Technologies (OT). Tom incepted and directs the HPE Channel-to-Edge Institute partner program, and leads company-wide strategies and venture/M&A assessments. Most recently Tom was HPE VP and General Manager, leading the global business unit, Servers and Edge Systems and Software, with P&L, worldwide sales, R&D, and customer experience ownership. In 2018, achieving revenue growth of over $250M, Tom’s business unit was the fastest growing in HPE. He directed the founding of HPE’s three global Innovation Labs for partner and customer collaborations, and led HPE’s first corporate IoT strategy. His sales teams were noted for exceeding sales quotas, and delivering first-of-a-kind products that greatly enhance customer business outcomes.