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November 2 - 4, 2021
Santa Clara Convention Center

Leader of the Year Award: Solution Provider

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.

Aleksander Poniewierski

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”.

Arlette Hart

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.

Barbara Humpton

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.

Bernd Gross

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).

Chris Penrose

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.

Christine Boles

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.

Deepika Chauhan

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.

Dipti Vachani

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.

Donna Moore

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.

Elvira Wallis

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.

Flavio Devide

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.

Greg Bollella

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.

Guido Jouret

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.

Kate Stewart

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.

Liz Centoni

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

Luc Perard

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.

Matt Vasey

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.

Pete Bartolotta

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.

Rob Tiffany

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).

Sarah Cooper

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.

Sharelynn Moore

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.

Sudhi Sinha

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.

Teresa Tung

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


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.

Tripp Partain

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.

Vijay Ujjain

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.

Yuval Mayron

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".