Boston Summit highlights

Changing the way we live and work

Speakers: Harriet Green, GM Watson IoT; Bob Wolpert, President, Golden State Foods; Doug Voda, Global Segment Leader for Smart Grid, ABB

Designing for a connected, software-driven world

Speakers: Chris O’Connor, GM Watson IoT Offerings; Dibbe Edwards, VP, Watson IoT Connected Products Offering Mgmt, Delivery and Support; Tracy Van Houten, Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Designing for a connected, software-driven world

Finding and sustaining new differentiation

Speakers: Sanjay Brahmawar, GM Watson IoT Sales; Danilo Elez, Senior VP of Service, KONE Americas; Margaret Townsend, Senior VP of Engineering, J.B. Hunt; Ben Hoffman, CEO of Movimento a Delphi Automotive company

Finding and sustaining new differentiation

Reaching new levels of operational excellence

Speakers: Al Opher, GM Watson IoT Services & Digital Operations; Gary Gauthier, Manager Operational Technologies, DTE Energy; Ajay Sharma, VP IT Strategy and Mohammed Dastagir, VP CTO, Sears Home Services

Reaching new levels of operational excellence

Advancing Industry 4.0 with AI and IoT

Speakers: Ed Allen, GM IBM Industrial Business, North America; Kay Murphy, Associate Partner, Federal Advanced Analytics, IBM GBS; Chris O’Connor, GM Watson IoT Offerings; Hossein Haj-Hariri, Dean, University of South Carolina College of Engineering; Bret Martin, Global IoT Client Executive, Flex; Captain Joe Burns, CEO, Sensurion Aerospace

Advancing Industry 4.0 with AI and IoT

Interacting with the world in new ways with the Watson IoT platform

Speakers: Deon Newman, VP & CMO Watson IoT; Mark Gildersleeve, VP of Business Solutions, The Weather Company; Nigel Hook, Captain and Co-founder, SilverHook; Jack Skelton, VP Operations, Republic Parking; Susanne Seitinger, Global Sub-segment Manager, Public Segment, Professional Systems, Philips Lighting

Interacting with the world in new ways with the Watson IoT platform

Personalizing experiences

Speakers: Bret Greenstein, VP Watson IoT Consumer Business; Joe Hammer, Global Alliances Director, Nokia, and Alexis Normand, Head of B2B, Nokia Digital Health; Ross Haffendon, Chief of Strategy, Chameleon Technology

Personalizing experiences

In the news

Predictive parking

Elusive parking spots emerge for weary drivers when Watson IoT™ delivers a connected experience for Republic Parking customers.

IoT goes wild

Outsmarting poachers in the Welgevonden Game Reserve with technology keeps endangered rhinos safe, and IBM on the frontline of the fight.

Racing for the record

Speed, distance and safety: SilverHook racing team dreamed it, and did it with real-time data from crew biometrics, weather conditions and precision engineering.


AI comes to the factory floor

IBM and ABB deliver excellence in energy and industrial automation with cognitive machines that understand, sense and reason.

The elevation of IoT

When people move, cities work. KONE is using Watson IoT optimize millions of elevators, escalators, doors and turnstiles in buildings worldwide.

Digital Twin: Helping machines tell their story

IBM Blockchain

Gain supply chain accountability and security with IoT

To gain transparency, verify information and prevent disputes, business partners use IoT devices to send data to private blockchain ledgers, eliminating the need for central control and management.

IBM Visual Inspection for Quality

Improve inspection accuracy

Review and analyze components and products, and identify defects by matching patterns through cognitive capabilities.

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