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November 2 - 4, 2021
Santa Clara Convention Center

Leader of the Year Award: Enterprise

Since January, the public has been voting for their Leader Of The Year. Attend IoT World Virtual to find out who is the winner for 2020.

Ashwani Dev

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.

Deanna Kovar

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.

Dolan Beckel

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.

Emily Yates

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.

Jeff Kaelin

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.

Jennifer Hartsock

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.

Manohar Paluri

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.

Michael Sherwood

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.

Ralph Dimenna

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.