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November 3 - 4, 2021
Santa Clara Convention Center

Arlen Nipper
President and CTO at Cirrus Link Solutions


One of the inventors of pervasive computing, Arlen Nipper began working with embedded computers as a coop student with Amoco pipeline in 1978. He began his professional career with Koch Industries as a SCADA engineer for the pipeline and transportation divisions. After eight years with Koch, Arlen help start up a Kansas City-based company called NovaTech. In 1993, NovaTech was acquired and Arlen became President of Arcom Control Systems.

As Arcom moved into the global marketplace, partnership with IBM Pervasive Computing gave rise to innovations in M2M that paved the way for Cirrus Link. In 2006, Arlen was named President and CTO of Eurotech, Inc., a global technology group focused on a holistic approach to embedded computer platforms and M2M software.

Agenda Sessions

  • MQTT Sparkplug has launched! Now what?