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: End to end – Construction of a Hyperscale IoT Plattform
About the speaker: Max Morwind has been working for 6 years at Microsoft – the first three years as an InHouse Consultant, then as technology and strategy consultant for SME customers and now as a Sales Solution Professional for the Internet of Things. As an IoT Solution Specialist, he focuses on the implementation of innovative solutions for our customers with Microsoft technologies that increase the efficiency of processes and extend current products with new services. In his freetime Max Morwind likes to spend time in the mountains or to engage with StartUps.
About the company: Microsoft is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. On October 2008 Microsoft announced Azure, a cloud computing service for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centres.
Video: Tap into the Internet of Your Things with Azure IoT Suite
Video: Azure IoT Developer Overview
Talk Title: Aspects of Secure In-Vehicle-Networking to support the Internet of Cars
About the speaker: Johann Stelzer joined Microchip Technology in 2000 in Chandler/Arizona and workedin Marketing in the Automotive Products Group and the Automotive Information SystemDivision. Johann currently leads the Automotive Product Marketing Team in Europe out ofMicrochip’s Office in Ismaning/Germany.
Harald Kohler studied Communications Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Karlsruhe. In October 2006, Harald joined SMSC Europe GmbH, which became part of Microchip Technology at the end of 2012. Today Harald is part of the European Automotive Sales Organisation of Microchip with a special focus on Microchip’s Network and Connectivity Solutions.
About the company: Microchip Technology is an American manufacturer of micro-controller, memory and analog semiconductors. Microchip serves over 70,000 customers in more than 65 countries who are designing high-volume embedded control applications in the consumer, automotive, office-automation, communications and industrial-control markets worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, the company offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.
Video: Out-of-the-box Prototyping with 32-bit Curiosity
Video: Microchip demonstrates LoRa low-power IoT wireless internet network technology
Talk Title: Challenges of connected vehicles
About the speaker: Jochen Kayser has been working for 3 years at Sierra Wireless, and more than 10 years in the IoT industry. As an IoT solutions expert for the automotive industry, he focuses on the knowledge of the challenges of the automotive industry and providing Sierra Wireless customers with the best adequate solutions with innovative cellular technologies. Jochen is based in Munich and is looking forward to network with you during this event
About the company: Sierra Wireless is a multinational wireless communications equipment designer and manufacturer headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Sierra Wireless products and technologies are used in a variety of markets and industries, including automotive and transportation, energy, field service, healthcare, industrial and infrastructure, mobile computing and consumers, networking, sales and payment and security.
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