Olympia Kensington, London, UK
14-15 November 2017

Building the IoT Ecosystem – platforms, architectures, applications and connectivity

Speakers and Advisory Board include

Jenner Holden

VP Information Security, Taser International

Stephen Mellor

CTO, Industrial Internet Consortium


Stephen Mellor is the Chief Technical Officer for the Industrial Internet Consortium, where he directs the standards requirements and technology & security priorities for the Industrial Internet. In that role, he coordinates the activities of the several engineering, architecture, security and testbed working groups and teams. He also co-chairs both the Definitions, Taxonomy and Reference Architecture workgroup and the Use Cases workgroup for the NIST CPS PWG (National Institute for Standards and Technology Cyberphysical System Public Working Group).

He is a well-known technology consultant on methods for the construction of real-time and embedded systems, a signatory to the Agile Manifesto, and adjunct professor at the Australian National University in Canberra, ACT, Australia. Stephen is the author of Structured Development for Real-Time Systems, Object Lifecycles, Executable UML, and MDA Distilled.

Until recently, he was Chief Scientist of the Embedded Software Division at Mentor Graphics, and founder and past president of Project Technology, Inc., before its acquisition. He participated in multiple UML/modeling-related activities at the Object Management Group (OMG), and was a member of the OMG Architecture Board, which is the final technical gateway for all OMG standards. Stephen was the Chairman of the Advisory Board to IEEE Software for ten years and a two-time Guest Editor of the magazine, most recently for an issue on Model-Driven Development. Click on the link to see Stephen talk about the Industrial Internet Consortium.

Cesare Garlati

Chief Security Strategist, Prpl Foundation


Cesare Garlati is an internationally renowned leader in mobile and cloud security. Former Vice President of mobile security at Trend Micro, Cesare currently serves as Chief Security Strategist at ppl Foundation and Co-chair of the Mobile Working Group at Cloud Security Alliance. Prior to Trend Micro, Mr. Garlati held director positions within leading mobility companies such as iPass, Smith Micro Software and WaveMarket.

Cesare has been frequently quoted in the press, including such media outlets as The Economist, Financial Times, The Register, The Guardian, ZD Net, SC Magazine, Computing and CBS News. An accomplished public speaker, Cesare also has delivered presentations and highlighted speeches at many events, including the Mobile World Congress, Gartner Security Summits, IDC CIO Forums, CTIA Applications, CSA Congress and RSA Conferences.

Cesare holds a Berkeley MBA, a BS in Computer Science and numerous professional certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Sun.

Follow Cesare at http://BringYourOwnIT.com

Pelle Aardewerk

IT Transformation Manager, Shell

Dan Rhodes

Chief IoT Fanatic, Deloitte


Dan is Chief IoT Fanatic in Deloitte’s Internet of Things practice. He specializes in product development and business transformation through the use of IoT technologies – particularly around sensors, devices, and wireless connectivity. Since the late 1990’s, Dan has led the business case definition, R&D activities, and manufacturing for over 3.5M shipped devices, generating over $375M in product sales and $3B in recurring revenue in the healthcare, industrial, and consumer markets. He brings deep insight into how and when to apply the appropriate technologies to solve business problems, streamline operations, and address new markets for startups, mid-sized, and large companies. Dan is a technology change agent, working to educate clients on what is possible with emerging technologies and helping turn high level concepts into successful IoT deployments.

Preston Holmes

Head of IoT Solutions, Google Cloud Platform

Seb Chakraborty

Chief Technology Officer, Centrica Hive

David Guest

CTO, Specsavers

Kalman Tiboldi

Chief Business Innovation Officer, TVH

Alex Gluhak

Lead Technologist for the Internet of Things, Digital Catapult

Martin Woolley

Technical Program Manager, Bluetooth SIG

Jeevarathinam Ravikumar

Digital Innovation Leader, Stanley Security Europe

Chi Onwurah

Labour MP for Newcastle Central and Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation

Robin Duke-Woolley

CEO, Beecham Research

Richard Browning

Trader & Innovation Advocate, BP