Olympia Kensington, London, UK
14-15 November 2017

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

Speakers and Advisory Board include

Ian Hughes

Analyst, Internet of Things, 451 Research

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.

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Pelle Aardewerk

IT Transformation Manager, Shell

Arun Tewary

Vice President (Information Systems), Emirates Flight Catering Co. Dubai

Michael Everall

Deputy Chief Risk Officer and CISO (International), Fidelity National Information Services

Joe Barkai

The Outcome Economy and the Internet of Things, Joe Barkai

Andrew Yeomans

Architect, Lloyds Banking Group

Dan Fiehn

CIO (Top 100 CIO), Markerstudy Group

Marcus East

CTO, National Geographic

Rene Batsford

Digital Manager, McDonald’s Corporation

Des Ward

Information Governance Director, PSNGB

Bob Tarzey

Analyst and Director, Quocirca Ltd.

Anne Boden

CEO, Starling Bank

Kevin Evans

CIO (Top 100 CIO), Sun Branding Solutions

Paul Excell

Board Member – Digital Enterprise Network, The Telegraph

Adrian Tucker

Chief Technology Officer (Top 100 CIO), UK Government – Department for Education

Alex Farr

IT Director (Top 100 CIO), Transport Systems Catapult & Energy Systems Catapult

Stuart Mackenzie

Head of Information Technology, Union Maritime Ltd.

Paul Donegan

Director of IT, Rentokil Initial

Dominic Connor

Columnist, The Register & Executive Member, Conservative Technology Forum, The Register & Conservative Technology Forum