Leader of the Year Award: Solution Provider
Cast your vote and decide who has demonstrated the most outstanding IoT leadership.
The Internet of Things World 2020 "Leader of the Year" awards recognize individuals, whose outstanding leadership has resulted in the implementation and success of IoT in their businesses and beyond.
Partner / Global IoT Leader, EY
Aleksander is the EY Global IoT Leader, responsible for leading Digital & Emerging Tech Advisory services. He is focused on the development of strategy, design, implementation, process optimization, business model innovation, security and protection for global clients in consumer and industrial IoT. Aleksander is also the author of the bestselling book “SPEED no limits in the digital era”.
Senior Technologist for Cybersecurity, Leidos
Arlette defines and communicates the strategic direction for cybersecurity capabilities and determines the people, processes and technologies required to enhance the Corporation’s security posture. Arlette collaborates across the organization to build cybersecurity awareness and evaluate how the existing toolset integrates with current and future processes.
USA CEO, Siemens
Barbara Humpton is CEO of Siemens USA, where she guides the company's strategy and engagement in serving the company's largest market in the world, with more than 50,000 employees and over $23 billion in revenues and $5 billion in annual exports.
CTO, Software AG
Bernd is CTO for Software AG. He was previously responsible for the IoT Business at Nokia Siemens Networks and CEO of Cumulocity. Bernd has more than 20 years of work experience in Germany, Finland, UK, Asia and US (Silicon Valley).
Senior Vice President, IoT, AT&T
Chris Penrose is Senior Vice President of Advanced Mobility and Enterprise Solutions at AT&T. Penrose and his team operate on a global scale and drive the strategy and execution for highly-secure connectivity, platforms, professional services and end-to-end IoT solutions.
VP, Internet of Things Group, General Manager, Industrial Solutions Division, Intel Corporation
Christine's organization is responsible for Intel’s Industrial IoT business within the manufacturing, energy, logistics and commercial building segments, including the product and ecosystem strategies for this rapidly evolving space.
EVP Emerging Markets (IOT Security, PKI, Blockchain), DigiCert
Deepika leads IoT, PKI, and Strategy at DigiCert. Deepika provides security solutions for the IoT market and drives DigiCert's overall strategy.
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Automotive and IOT Line of Business, Arm
Vachani is responsible for all aspects of strategy, business management, engineering and sales for Arm. Arm delivers a complete IoT solution for their partners and customers.
CEO and Chairwoman, LoRa Alliance
Donna Moore is the CEO and Chairwoman of the LoRa Alliance. She oversees the organization, its strategy and direction in developing and promoting LoRaWAN technology and the alliance ecosystem, which deliver low power wide area networking (LPWAN) for massive IoT to maximize efficiencies, improve quality of life and protect the planet’s resources.
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Internet of Things, SAP
Elvira Wallis is the Senior Vice President and Global Head of the Internet of Things (IoT) at SAP. She has global responsibility for strategy, product management, engineering, and go-to-market. Elvira has been instrumental in shaping SAP’s IoT strategy, which has been recognized by customers, partners, and analysts.
IOT Edge CTO & GTM Strategy, Dell Technologies
Flavio is Edge & IoT Solutions Field CTO at Dell Technologies. Dell Technologies is committed to transforming businesses, shaping the future of innovation and developing technologies to drive human progress.
CTO, Edge and IoT, VMware
Dr. Bollella is the CTO of Edge/IoT at VMware, where he investigates real-time virtualization, IoT infrastructure management, and Edge Computing issues. Dr Bollella is passionate about algorithms and software architectures, creating architectures that define fundamental issues that are necessary for supporting real-time applications.
Chief Digital Officer, ABB
Guido Jouret is the Chief Digital Officer of ABB. He leads the next level of development and deployment of ABB’s digital solutions for customers globally and across all businesses. Guido is a United States and Belgium citizen, with long experience in Silicon Valley.
Senior Director, Strategic Programs, Linux Foundation
Kate Stewart is responsible for the embedded and IoT programs at the Linux Foundation encompassing Zephyr, Real-Time Linux, and ELISA. As part of this she has a focus on making sure open source is ready to be used securely in safety critical applications.
Senior Vice President and General Manager IoT, Cisco
Liz Centoni is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Internet of Things Business Group. Liz is responsible for shaping, guiding and managing Cisco Engineering strategy and execution. Cisco
Senior Vice President IoT Business, Eutelsat
Luc Perard is Eutelsat’s Senior Vice President of IoT Business, with global responsibility for strategy, product, go-to-market and business development. Eutelsat, one of the world's leading satellite operators, is revolutionizing how enterprises connect their assets, no matter where on the planet they are located, thanks to simple and inexpensive satellite communications designed and optimized for IoT.
Senior Director, Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft
Matt represents customer and industry viewpoints related to IoT and AI as a board member for OPC Foundation, A3 Automation AI Advisory Board, and the Industrial Internet Consortium Steering committee. As the Chairman of the OpenFog Consortium, he drove the merger of OpenFog with the Industrial Internet Consortium to create the largest consortium in the world dedicated to driving the IoT and AI adoption.
President, Business Transformation, Avnet
As IoT reshapes our world, Pete is leading Avnet through more change. Pete has played an integral part in positioning Avnet to shape the future of IoT and transform into a technology solutions provider with an extensive ecosystem of experts to support customers at every stage of the product lifecycle.
VP and Head of IoT Strategy, Ericsson
Rob Tiffany and his colleagues at Ericsson are driving a comprehensive IoT strategy that includes 5G, an Edge Cloud platform, global device connection management, security, and a Connected Vehicle Cloud. Through the Moab Foundation, Rob is using connected intelligence to drive sustainability, fight climate change, and address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
General Manager of IoT Solutions, Amazon Web Services
Sarah has a strong track record of delivering IoT products and solutions to Fortune 500 customers and partners. Sarah is a winner of NAE Young Engineers Award, the Nano50 Award and is a Sir Keith Murdoch Fellow as well as a Silicon Valley Power Fellow.
SVP, Network Solutions, Itron
Sharelynn Moore is Itron's senior vice president of networked solutions. Sharelynn has more than 20 years of progressive experience in the energy, water, and tech sectors.
Vice President & General Manager, Digital Solutions, Johnson Controls
Sudhi is Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Solutions business at Johnson Controls. Sudhi is responsible for the P&L focused on creating and commercializing new data-enabled and IoT offerings. Sudhi has two published books on big data and IoT.
Managing Director, Accenture Labs
Teresa Tung is a Managing Director at Accenture Labs responsible for taking the best-of-breed next-generation architecture solutions from industry, start-ups, and academia, and for evaluating their impact on Accenture's clients through building prototypes and delivering pilot engagements.
Thomas Caulfield is the CEO of GLOBAL FOUNDRIES. GLOBALFOUNDRIES offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art design solutions and services that provide a quick, high-quality and cost-effective path to production for the IoT design.
CTO, Converged Servers, Edge and IoT System, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Tripp Partain is the CTO, Converged Servers, Edge, and IoT Systems at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Tripp is an experienced, strategic, but detail-oriented Technology leader whom has consistently delivered major technology initiatives at a global level.
IoT Lead Emerging Tech Lab, PwC
Vijay has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to IoT and the underlying technologies. He leads the Emerging Tech IoT team and helps PwC across the globe to develop impactful IoT prototypes and solutions that create immense value. He also spends a lot of time scouting technologies, coaching startups, and upskilling consultants with training.
William (Bill) Baver
VP Smart Platform, NTT
Bill is a creative technology strategist and leader within NTT’s Accelerating Smart Initiative, whom early-on saw the potential of smart technologies. With the full support of NTT’s global resources, Bill and his team implemented a revolutionary safety solution using cutting-edge IoT, AI, machine learning and advanced analytics in Las Vegas’ downtown innovation district. New traffic signs have been put in place, reducing the wrong way drivers and improving safety for the citizens and visitors. The solution has expanded to additional locations in the US and Asia with more to follow in Europe and the Middle East.
General Manager, IoT, Amdocs
Yuval's vision of the necessity of an internationally accessible platform that enables telcos to support eSIM quickly and easily, while providing a seamless digital experience for both consumers and businesses is a "game-changing IoT contribution in this fast-growing market".