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: From Cloud to Fog: How IoT solutions are evolving from Connected to Smart to Autonomous
About the speaker: Brian works with Intel's industry partners to examine how technology can solve problems not just in IT but also in Line-of-Business. With over 25 years experience in Automation and IT, Brian is Intel’s technical lead in EMEA supporting Enterprise customers in adopting new, transformative technologies in the Transportation vertical. He is an Electrical Engineer and is based at Intel’s FAB24 site near Dublin, Ireland.
About the company: Intel's products and services create the foundation for limitless invention. Their innovations are bringing sight, touch, depth-perception and the ability to communicate to devices, objects and spaces to make them smart and connected. Intel harnesses the capability of the cloud and the Internet of Things to disrupt industries while solving global challenges.
Video: Intel's Role in the Future of Autonomous Driving
Video: The Connected Car and The Future of Transportation
Talk Title: Using smart mobility to create a more liveable London
About the speaker: Gareth advises on the technological, social and environmental changes likely to occur over the next twenty years and how TfL should respond to the opportunities and challenges that they present, in order to make London a more liveable city. With an academic background in engineering, design and innovation he has spent ten years in the urban design industry exploring how cities can be made better for people. Gareth led the Future Streets Incubator Fund which invested £3 million on new approaches to design and technology that could enhance London’s streets.
About the company: Every day, TfL help millions of people to make journeys across London: By Tube, bus, tram, car, bike – and more. Getting people to where they need to go has been TfL business over 100 years. A leader in the field, TfL progress also depends on technology and data.
Video: The New Tube For London
Talk Title: TBC
About the speaker: Elizabeth joined TE in 2011 to support the HV Rail team, she holds a PhD in HV from the University of Manchester. Elizabeth has over 25 years of experience in HV Power Systems with a strong track record of achievements in the Academy, Applied Research & Development and Project Managing. A Senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer with more than 50 fully reviewed international technical papers.
About the company: TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global technology leader. Their commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world.
Video: TE Connectivity: Smart, Green, Connected Vehicles