Ben is a product vision and prototyping expert and is instrumental in bringing many products to market ranging from consumer electronics to clean energy for everything from Fortune 500 companies to small startups.
Bolt is a seed-stage fund that invests capital, personnel, equipment and expertise in hardware startups. They are leading the way in de-risking manufacturing and are a go to for hardware startups looking to get product to market.
Marc is an entrepreneur, a creator and is passionate about amazing product experiences and building great companies. His love for great photography and business lead him to co-found his own photography startup. He is also a mentor at Highway1 and TechStars.
Moment is a collection of the highest quality lenses to empower mobile picture takers everywhere to capture incredible images with their phones. After having a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign Moment have gone on to be one of the dominant hardware startups in mobile photography.
Raph is a strategic and analytical Senior Marketing & Sales Director having worked for about 12 years at Apple. He is now the Managing Director of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program and a passionate investor in the hardware startup space during his spare time.
Startupbootcamp helps take startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors and mentors in their sector. Their programs are based around the world from Amsterdam to Singapore.
Talk Title: Trust in IoT
About the speaker: Matthew has led work on trust principles in an IoT world for consumers as well as helping techUK members explore new avenues of revenue within the connected home. Matthew is also CEO of the Broadband Stakeholder Group, the government-industry forum tackling strategic issues across the converging broadband value chain. Previously Matthew worked in Arqiva’s public policy team, covering broadcast and telecoms markets for over two years.
About the company: TechUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. More than 900 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ approximately 700,000 members, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups.
TechUK approach to Cyber Security - Video
Talk Title: Getting IoT Products to market which are legal, work, and are secure
About the speaker: Joe has over 20 years in the Wireless Regulatory and Standardisation Industry in both R&D and commercial capacities in areas such as short range radio, cellular and EMF Exposure.
He presently holds a position in UL assisting customers such as IoT device manufacturers and software developers, understand, plan and satisfy the requirements for placing their products in the Global Market Place from a Regulatory, Interoperability and Security perspective.
About the company: UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind.
UL wants to certify IoT security - ReadWrite
FDA and UL weigh in on security of medical devices, IoT - IoT Agenda
Talk Title: IoT security – the bigger picture
About the speaker: John Moor has more than 30 years experience in electronic systems and microelectronics industries and holds executive leadership and general manager responsibilities for IoTSF. Previously John served as a vice-president at NMI where he was tasked with formulating strategy and leading the implementation of key innovation initiatives including establishing the UK Electronics Skills Foundation, running the Future World Symposium and participating in overseas trade missions to USA and Japan.
About the company: IoTSF mission is to help secure the Internet of Things, in order to aid its adoption and maximise its benefits. To do this it will promote knowledge and clear best practice in appropriate security to those who specify, make and use IoT products and systems.
The IoT Security Foundation: One year on - Article