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Panel – Application of IoT and Cognitive for Business

Sudha Jamthe, CEO, IoTDisruptions.com
01 Dec 2016
14:00 - 14:40
Grand Keynote Theatre

Panel – Application of IoT and Cognitive for Business

Session Abstract:

What are some of the most promising applications of IoT currently, and how will cognitive IoT help realize some of those and create new possibilities for IoT? In this panel, industry experts discuss where IoT is today and how emerging technologies like cognitive computing will create new ways of doing business for all types of companies.


Tamara McCleary – CEO of Thulium

John Cohn – IBM Fellow and chief scientist of design automation at IBM
Scott Amyx – CEO at Amyx+
Sudha Jamthe – CEO of IoT Disruptions

thulium-logo-webTamara McCleary is the CEO of Thulium, a brand strategy and social influence agency. Tamara is ranked by Klear in the Top 1% of global Social Media Influencers and is listed as a 2016 Top 15 Social Media Marketing Influencer. Tamara is an IBM Futurist and ranked by LeadTail as the fourth most mentioned and retweeted person on Twitter by Chief Marketing Officers in 2016. Tamara presents keynotes and workshops on the topics of Branding, Social Influence, Women’s Empowerment, Marketing to Millennials and Women, Women’s Leadership, Diversity, Social Economics, Digital Disruption and the Innovation Economy. Tamara is the creator of the trademarked RelationShift® method. She counts as clients amazing brands such as: Verizon, IBM, SYNNEX, Huawai, Kawasaki Motors USA, Appboy, Zuora, Dynamic Signal, The CMO Club, VentureBeat, KPMG, US Department of Defense and the California Medical Association.

IBM_logo2John Cohn is an IBM Fellow and chief scientist of design automation at IBM. Cohn has been an innovator in the area of design automation for custom integrated circuits. He has 60 patents issued or pending in the field of design automation, methodology and circuits. John is currently an IBM Fellow In IBM’s Watson IoT Division.

amyxiotScott Amyx is one of the world’s foremost thought leaders in the Internet of Things. Scott received the Cloud & DevOps World 2016 Award for Most Innovative and was voted Top Global IoT Influencer & Expert by Inc. Magazine, Postscapes, Top IoT Authority by the Internet of Things Institute, and Top 10 Global Speakers by Speaking.com. Scott is a thought leader, speaker, and author on wearables and the Internet of Things and the Managing Partner at Venture1st and CEO of Amyx+. Scott has been nominated to the World Economic Forum as a committee member for the Future of the Internet. Scott has been nominated by global luminaries for TED Talk. The Republic of Korea nominated Scott to represent cutting-edge research and case studies on wearables and the Internet of Things at the ITU Telecom World 2015 in Budapest. Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), AlphaSights, 10EQS, and other research firms look to Scott for unrivaled insights and pulse on the changing IoT landscape. Scott has been featured on New York Times, TIME, Forbes, The Washington Post, WIRED, TechCrunch, Inc., Chicago Tribune, InformationWeek, Forrester, Gigaom, ReadWrite, Shots Magazine, Business News Daily, IBM Big Data & Analytics, Intel, Geektime, Examiner, TechBeacon, EE Times, IEEE, El País, Costco Magazine, and television and radio programs. He has spoken or scheduled to speak at TEDx, World Economic Forum, International CES, Internet of Things World, IoT Asia, ITU Telecom World, M2M Summit, Smart IoT London, Internet of Things Security, Wearable Technologies Conference, IBM Insight, IBM Amplify, IBM Watson IoT, Cloud & DevOps World, Internet Summit, Global Big Data, JCK Las Vegas, Customer Service Experience, IN3 Medical Device 360 Summit, Razorfish Tech Summit, Location & Context World, Wearables TechCon, K-Global Startup, and more. Scott is the co-author of The Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems Handbook, an academic publication by John Wiley and Sons and The Advances in Information Security, Privacy, & Ethics (AISPE) Book Series, an academic publication by IGI Global. Scott has over 19 years of large-scale strategy and implementation experience, managing double digit million dollar projects across multiple verticals. In his last corporate position as VP of Product Management, Scott helped the company be acquired by a Fortune 500 publicly traded company. Scott has also started numerous startups and successfully sold a company.

IoT-Slam-Virtual-Internet-of-Things-Conference iotd-logoSudha Jamthe is the CEO of IoT Disruptions and the author of “The Internet of Things Business Primer” and “IoT Disruptions 2020”,  focusing on innovations at the junction of IoT and AI. As a technology futurist she writes in Techcrunch, Huffington Post, iotdisruptions.com and ‘The IoT Show’ on YouTube. She has operationalized growth in Consumer Web, Social, Mobile at eBay, PayPal and Harcourt. Sudha loves shaping new technology ecosystems, helping businesses drive Digital Transformation, championing STEM programs and mentoring and developing leaders. She is on the Strategic Advisory Board of Barcelona Technology School. She has an MBA from Boston University.

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