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IoT Leader of the Year Award

Congratulations Sachin Gupta, Chief of IoT Capabilities at Rolls-Royce, winner of the IoT World Asia 2019 "IoT Leader of the Year Award"!

The IoT World Asia 2019 "IoT Leader of the Year" award recognises an individual executive, whose outstanding leadership has resulted in the implementation and success of IoT in Asia.

Sachin Gupta

Chief of IoT Capabilities, Rolls-Royce

Responsible for bringing the best technologies to Rolls-Royce and sharing technological developments across its business groups, from aerospace to power systems.

Aditya Aggarwal

Head of Risk, Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC)

Aditya brings 27 years of professional experience in leadership positions with Fortune 500 company – Caterpillar Inc. and Big 4 Public Accounting Firms – PwC, KPMG & Ernst & Young.

Sundara Raman Anandan

Head of Supply Chain Solutions, DB Schenker

Sundara has shown Executive Leadership in APAC IT & Digital roadmap, reflecting Land Transport business needs as well as global and regional IT strategy.


Founder, Charles Reed Anderson & Associates

A globally-recognised IoT industry thought leader who has presented at over 150 industry events on topics that include smart cities, wearables, mobility and digital transformation.

Ruma Balasubramanian

VP & Chief Transformation Officer, APJC, Cisco

Cisco is a trusted partner to industry leaders with its secure platform for digital business. To boost the regional IoT ecosystem, Cisco also hosts the leading Digital Summits annually.


EVP, Chief Product Officer, Tata Communications

President of Mobility and Collaboration at Tata Group; a senior leader with a strong track record of successfully bringing new technology solutions to market.

Anna Choi

Head of Digitalization, Schindler

Led successful digital transformation in MNCs including “Schindler Ahead” digital business in APAC. She is a TED talk speaker, diversity advocate and powerful connector in IoT community.

Tamsin Greulich-Smith

Chief of Smart Health Leadership Centre, NUS-ISS

Expert Advisor to MoH Office for Healthcare and DesignSingapore Council with 25 years impact design experience, Tamsin transforms health outcomes through data, digital & design.

Manav Gupta

Founder & CEO, Brinc

Manav Gupta is a technology strategist, investor & serial entrepreneur. His latest ventures are in IoT / Connected Hardware, Robotics, Drones and Food Technologies at Brinc.

David Henderson


David is founder and CEO of DRVR a leading SaaS Mobility startup. David has helped to develop and foster the IoT Community in Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar.

Chen-Yu Lee

Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office

Dr. Chen-Yu Lee is a consultant for Taipei Computer Association (TCA) as well as the director for TPMO, established by Taipei City Government.

Nicole Leong

Digital Transformation Office Leader, Airbus

Nicole works on digital transformation internally and externally in South East Asia. She's very enthusiastic about pushing the boundaries of digitalisation in aviation.

Charles Miller

CEO, UbiquitiLink

Miller is CEO of UbiquitiLink, Inc and a serial entrepeneur. He recently served as a member of the NASA transition team for the Trump-Pence transition team.

Abhinav Singhal

Chief Strategy Officer, Asia Pacific, thyssenkrupp

Over 10 years’ international experience leading corporate strategy, digitalization & large scale transformations within energy & industrial sectors. Board member of tk Innovations, APAC.