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Shamik Basu is Head of IoT platforms at Verizon. In his current role, he leads the portfolio growth strategy for global IoT connectivity, value-added services and the ThingSpace platform. Shamik and his team work with customers, incubators and the developer community on pioneering the next round in IoT apps, analytics and cloud. Verizon’s platforms connect millions of IoT end points today and are being evolved to connect the next wave of smart objects with 5G.
Before his current role, Shamik was Director of Cloud and Location Products at Verizon Wireless and managed the launch and roadmaps for a multi-million-dollar portfolio of consumer apps.
Shamik holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Finance and graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. He holds multiple patents in the areas of wireless wan activation, contact synchronization, media management and is part of CTA’s Wearable technologies and IoT Working groups.