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: IIoT, the Legacy and Open Source
About the speaker: Marcel is working with ISVs to help them optimising Software on Intel platforms. His work focus on IoT Gateways and Cloud connectivity. Before joining Intel, Marcel worked as Research Engineer in Siemens Corporate Technology and Nokia Siemens Networks on improving video compression and transport algorithms. He holds a master degree and PhD in Computer Science.
About the company: Intel's products and services create the foundation for limitless invention. Whether your challenge is security, manageability, connectivity, or hitting the right cost point, Intel technologies can help you get the job done right. Intel is a dedicated partner to the industrial industry, providing hardware and software components widely used by OEMs, ODMs, and SIs to develop solutions for a variety of factory automation applications.
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Talk Title: IoT and the Need for EMC
About the speaker: Andy has many years of experience as hardware engineer in the field of switched- mode power supplies and analogue circuit technology. Since 2015, Andy has been working as field application engineer for Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH in the business unit for passive and active components. There he is specialist in the design of EMC compliant power supplies, interfaces, RF PCBs and other complex electronic devices.
About the company: With 16 production locations worldwide, Würth Elektronik is one of the most successful companies of the Würth Group. Würth Elektronik operates internationally with its three company areas in various markets: Electronic & Electromechanical Components, Circuit Boards and Intelligent Systems.
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Talk Title: Industrial IoT implementations in factory automation – a semiconductor view
About the speaker: Miro is a General Manager at Texas Instruments, leading the industrial systems team for the Factory Automation & Control sector. The team supports customers with in-depth system knowledge combining it with expertise for TI’s product offering for industrial applications. Prior to this role he was leading the European power management business development and system engineering team at TI. Miro has been in the semiconductor industry for the last 20 years and held various positions at leading semiconductor companies including Infineon Technologies, Agilent Technologies and Hewlett Packard before joining TI in 2008.
About the company: Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world's brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping approximately 100,000 customers transform the future, today.
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