Leader of the Year Award: Enterprise
Cast your vote and decide who has demonstrate the most outstanding IoT leadership.
The Internet of Things World 2020 "Leader of the Year" awards recognize individual executives, whose outstanding leadership has resulted in the implementation and success of IoT in their businesses and beyond.
Digital and Data Science Officer, Halliburton
Dr. Ashwani Dev is a technology-focused, growth-oriented leader in the oil and gas sector, with over 14 years of strong active research and development focus on products and solution strategies.
Director, Global Operator Station, John Deere
Deanna Kovar serves as the Director of the Global Operator Station team within John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG). In this role, she leads a global team of engineers, program leaders and operations experts to develop and build the best in-cab experience and command center in the agriculture industry.
Chief Innovation Officer for the City Manager, City of San José
Dolan Beckel is responsible for solving San Jose’s most wicked civic challenges at scale with innovative technology and process strategies and solutions. This includes leading San Jose’s efforts in digital transformation, online digital services, Internet of Things, 5G and broadband deployments, digital inclusion, city-wide data analytics, and San Jose's Smart City Roadmap.
Smart Cities Director, City of Philadelphia
As Smart City Director for the City of Philadelphia, Emily is responsible for managing and leading the implementation of the SmartCityPHL Roadmap that provides guidance on how smart and emerging technology solutions can improve the quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors while improving the delivery of City services.
Vice President, Customer Experience and Product Development, Avis Budget Group
Jeff Kaelin has been involved with the transportation industry for more than 25 years. Jeff's current focus is helping to shape Avis Budget Group’s position in the evolving mobility landscape through the development and growth of the Company’s rapidly growing Global Connected Car and Self Service Products.
VP & CIO, Baker Hughes
Jennifer Hartsock is Vice President and CIO at Baker Hughes, a GE company. Baker Hughes is an energy technology company with operations in over 120 countries.
Director, Facebook AI, Facebook
Manohar manages the Computer Vision group at Facebook's Applied Machine Learning organization - part of their AI Organization. Manohar’s group focuses on pushing state of the art in Machine Vision and their work is used by all of Facebook's family of Apps.
Director of Information Technology, City of Las Vegas
Michael Sherwood is the director of innovation and technology for the City of Las Vegas. Accomplished in applying technology to improve efficiencies, customer experiences and productivity.
Senior Vice President, Services and Solutions, Michelin
Ralph Dimenna is responsible for the Global Services and Solutions Business Line for the Michelin Group. He also directs the Michelin Group Customer Labs and the Service Design Centers with locations in Europe, South America, North America and China. He is based in Greenville, SC.