November 2-3, 2022
Austin Convention Center
Celebrating the best in IoT: The IoT World Awards 2021
Voting is now open!
Announcing the IoT World Awards Shortlist for 2021!
Carefully selected from this year's nominations, the IoT World Awards shortlist represents some of the leading names in IoT right now.
Ted Ross, CIO, City of Los Angeles
Ted Ross, CIO for the City of Los Angeles, has always been a technology leader in the government space. He has been embracing IoT technology as a means for the city to become more efficient and to offer new services to its citizens. When compared to other cities, Los Angeles tech philosophy allows the city to be one of the most efficient technology organizations in government.
Oluyemi Odeyinka, Technical Architect & Cybersecurity Leader, Walgreens
Oluyemi’s willingness to take on difficult projects and see them to successful completion has repeatedly impressed colleagues over the years. His skills do not just end with IT projects, as he handles difficult situations with remarkable patience and admirable tact.
Siddhartha Kulkarnni, Head of Equipment IoT, Maersk
Siddhartha has been a visionary leader with great business and technology acumen. He built an IoT system which helped Maersk transform from a shipping organization to a logistics organization. Siddhartha extended the digitization landscape to assets deployed across business domains (container, vessels, terminals and warehouses) while managing a multi-billion dollar asset base effectively..
Christopher Lopez, Technical Service Engineer, BMW of North America
Christopher has been able to lead his team excellently through COVID-19. The past 30 months have been incredibly difficult, demanding fast change and he has been able to make huge strides to the way BMW of North America do business.
Ajay Joshi, Deputy Chief Information Officer, City of Phoenix
Ajay Joshi is currently responsible for managing and supporting all enterprise applications for the City of Phoenix. They include SAP, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, 311, web applications and election applications. He is also responsible for moving several of these enterprise applications to the cloud. Prior to managing Enterprise Applications, Ajay was the DCIO for the Phoenix Police Department and supported the department’s technology.
Tracci Schultz, Sr. VP, Strategic Planning, Engineering & Operational Solutions, FedEx
As Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, Engineering and Operational Solutions, Tracci Schultz is charged with leading the design, development and implementation of engineering processes and technology solutions that keep FedEx Freight positioned as the market leader. She is responsible for fostering a culture of innovation, quality and excellence to enhance service and deliver a superior customer experience. Tracci and her team lead the strategy that supports the nearly 45,000 team members of FedEx Freight, and the larger FedEx enterprise.