The IoT Community Announces It’s Exclusive Agenda For the IoT Slam Live 2021 Conference in New Orleans and Online Co-Hosted with the IEEE World Forum on the Internet of Things

Elite IoT thought leaders and practitioners to convene in New Orleans and Online on June 24th for the industry’s first major IoT event since the start of the pandemic.

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Internet of Things Community® (IoT Community®), the world’s first to market, longest standing and largest community of IoT thought leaders and practitioners, announces the exclusive agenda for the IoT Slam Live conference, co-hosted in New Orleans and online on June 24th, 2021 as part of the IEEE’s 7th World Forum on the Internet of Things. The event marks the IoT Community’s fifteenth international IoT Slam branded conference – this first in person event since 2019, and provides the global IoT ecosystem with a unique opportunity to learn from expert innovative practitioners, about the “best of the best” use-cases and best practices for enterprises designing, developing, and shaping the future of the enterprise and industrial IoT landscape.

The IoT Slam Live 2021 conference features expert contributions from elite IoT practitioners at leading-edge organizations including: HPE, ClearBlade Inc, SAS, Zebra Technologies, CBT, Cisco, Very, Link Labs, Valuer, Ericssson, Spirent, Red Hat, Phizzle, Hippo Technologies Inc, Ripl, Trend Micro, Ciena, Service Now, Infobip, among other leading industry players, and IoT Practitioners from the IoT ecosystem and members of the IoT Community. They will be discussing and demonstrating business applications and thought leadership around the deployment of IoT in corporate, enterprise and industrial ecosystems at this marquee in-person and virtual (hybrid format) IoT conference.

The IoT Slam Live 2021 Speaker Lineup includes

Amanda Healy, Head of IoT Global Demand Generation, Awareness, Marketing Operations, Cisco

Anja Obradovic, Product Manager, IoT, Infobip

Ashley N. Scott, VP of Marketing, Sales, & Communications at The Freedom Georgia Initiative

H.E Eng. Belal Khaled Al-Hafnawi Commissioner – Board Member at TRC- Jordan

Ben Davis, CEO, Phizzle

Ben Wald, Founder, Very

Bob Proctor, Co-founder and CEO, Link Labs

Bryan Saunders, Head of Industry Consulting for SAS IoT

Charlie Stack, Chief Technologist (CT) for Operational Technology, CBT

Chris Sullivan – Healthcare Practice Lead at Zebra, Chair of the Healthcare IoT Advisory Board

Christian Lawaetz, CTO, Valuer.AI

Dr. Adam T. Drobot, Chairman of the Board, OpenTechWorks

Dr. Ashutosh Dutta, Chief 5G Strategist, JHU/APL

Dr. Divya Gupta, Senior Solutions Architect, Global IoT Division, SAS; Chair, MCIoTCoE

Dr. Rich Milani, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Cardiology at Ochsner Health System and Professor of Medicine, at Ochsner Clinical School

Dr. Tom Bradicich, VP & Hewlett Packard Fellow, Global Head, IoT and Edge CoE & Labs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; IoT Community Advisory Board Chairman

Eric Simone, Founder and CEO of ClearBlade Inc

Glenn Daniels Corporate Leadership Trainer and Coach Touch Stone Publishers Ltd

Harry Smeenk, Founder, Smart Buildings Online LLC, Chairman, SBIoTCoE

James Caton, Global Leader, Smart Infrastructure & Smart Cities, SAS, Vice Chair, SBIoTCoE

Jenn Gamble, Data Science Practice Lead, Very, Tech Chair, WIoTCoE

Jennifer Halstead, Chief Financial Officer, Link Labs

Jim Sabogal, Director, ACE Industry Solutions, Healthcare and Life Sciences, ServiceNow

Jim St.Clair Chief Trust Officer, Lumedic

John Kaewell, Advisor to the CTO at InterDigital, Inc

Josh Becker, Sr. Global Director & Head of IoT Commercial Strategy, SAS

Juthika Khargharia, Ph.D, Global IoT Evangelist, SAS

Karl J. Weaver, Global Business Development Director – Blockchain of AI Things

Kelly Ireland, Founder, CEO and CTO, CBT, Vice-Chair, WIoTCoE

Kerry Shih, Founder & CEO, Ripl Networks

Matt Kowalski, Senior Manager, Business Operations, Office of the CTO, Zebra

Matthew Foust, Regional Manager, AREP

Michele Null, Principal Product Marketing Leader, Ansible Automation, Red Hat, Co-Chair of the IoT Community’s WIoTCoE

Nate Strong, VP of Client Strategy, Very

Patrick Quinlan, M.D., CEO and Co-founder, Hippo Technologies, Inc

Paul Challoner, Vice President, Network Product Solutions, Ericsson

Richa Daga, Embedded Software Engineer, Ciena

Stas Wolk, COO, Link Labs

Stephen Douglas, Head of 5G, Spirent Communications, Vice Chair MCIoTCoE

Sudha Jamthe, CEO,

Tom Fee, CEO of Hippo@Home

Thyaga Nandagopal, NSF, Alexandria, VA USA

Tom Henricksen, Speaker, Code is Easy

Wayne Irwin, VP Operations – Emerging Business, Ericsson

William Malik, VP of Infrastructure Strategies, Trend Micro

The full list of speakers can be viewed here –

IoT Slam Live 2021, features an exclusive end-user focused program, luminary thought leaders and academics from the IoT ecosystem as well as corporate members of the IoT Community. The event will present crucial learnings and inspirational ideas around future trends and challenges across industrial, enterprise and public sector / government IoT, exploring the opportunities 5G, Edge, AI, enable in smart buildings, cities, societies and the connected home / office, healthcare and life sciences, autonomous vehicles and omni-channel retail.

David Hill, Executive Director of the IoT Community said, “We are thrilled to unveil another exclusive and world class line-up of IoT thought leaders and practitioners at the IoT Slam Live 2021 Conference. As the world starts to emerge post pandemic, we are proud to be one of our industry’s first major events to return to face to face format, hosted in a safety first setting and in accordance to CDC guidelines. I invite members, partners, and anyone who wants to engage, to join us at this fascinating hybrid format event on June 24th, to interact in the discussion and gain a fresh perspective on real-world industry best practices.”

The full IoT Slam Live 2021 Conference program, topics, themes, and list of speakers can be viewed at:

“We are pleased to deliver another first-class agenda for the fifteenth in the series of exclusive IoT Slam conferences” said Dr Tom Bradicich, IoT Community Advisory Board Chairman. “As the world’s foremost leading IoT thought leadership community, we are now engaging 26,500+ global business leaders, addressing diverse challenges and advancing the IoT and edge industries. Our attendees will see many real-world use cases and keen insights from industry leaders, which will inspire ways to improve their business and societal outcomes.”

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About IoT Slam Live 2021

IoT Slam Live 2021 is the Internet of Things Community’s fifteenth international IoT Slam conference, covering a horizontal industry perspective, across the entire spectrum of IoT. IoT Slam Live 2021 takes place June 24th 2021, in New Orleans and broadcast live Online. For more information, visit IoT Slam Live delivers the best in class IoT Strategy, Leadership, Advisory and Methodology – (SLAM)™ – IoT Slam®.

About IoT Community® – (Internet of Things Community®)

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