Jonny Voon is the Lead Technologist for Internet Technology in the Digital Economy team at The Technology Strategy Board, the UK's innovation agency,responsible for helping foster innovation through collaborative projects with UK businesses with the aim of growing the UK economy. He is currently involved in IoT, 5G, Cloud Services, e-infrastructure, secure remote working and BYOD projects at the TSB.
Jonny will be speaking about the IoT Launchpad competition, which is making £1m available to IoT startups in the London and Cambridge technology clusters.
Gordon Hollingworth is the Director of Engineering at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, describing himself as a hacker turned manager. His background includes stints at Broadcom, Amino, and TTP as well as a Doctorate in Philosophy.
Gordon will be talking about Raspberry Pi's new compute module and its applications to IoT.
The agenda will be:
Arrive 6:45 for a 7pm start (buzz for entry after 7pm)
> Introduction by Mark Cheverton (@ennui2342)
> Jonny Voon (@jonnyvoon)
> Gordon Hollingworth (@gsholling)
> Networking & retire to The Mill
Hashtag: #iotcam. Thanks to Makespace for hosting the meetup:
Makespace is a community run space, that houses manufacturing and prototyping kit and provides the surroundings to meet, work, build, socialise and do amazing things. Makespace has three main aims – to support existing and new businesses, to raise awareness of and skills in engineering and manufacturing, and to provide a fun place for people to hangout and work on projects.