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4:30 Registration, Refreshments, Networking 5:30 Event starts 5:30-6:00 Brainstorm on what Enterprise IoT is 6:00-7:00 Panel discussion, customer case studies + success factors 7:00-7:10 Identify potential topics for future meetups, close Panel: We're going to probe the challenges of: 1- Building one connected device. 2- Delivering a family of connected devices at scale. 3- Securing and managing lots of devices from multiple vendors. We are fortunate to have a panel that brings first hand experience and insightful analysis. Panelists in this event include (formal bios below): - Andy Do runs Embedded Works, a systems integrator and professional services firm with deep technical expertise and a full spectrum of wireless products and services. He and his team have been intimately involved with many IoT projects so he has an excellent perspective re what works and what doesn’t and where the challenges are. - Ben Gibbs leads the Afero Customer Enablement (ACE) team, working with customers around the world to help ensure their success. Ben’s team has hands-on experience from project inception to post-launch technical support. We look forward to his 360 perspective. - Dan Maier is VP of marketing at Zingbox, which just agreed to be acquired by Palo Alto Networks. He brings us an enterprise and healthcare view of how lots of different IoT devices can be detected and secured, how AI can help, and how the data gathered in the process can help manage devices from an IT-OT convergence standpoint. If you have any questions for panelists, pls submit them before the event so we can sort through them and make sure we ask all the hard questions! Formal Bios Andy Do has been in the wireless technology industry for the past 23 years He has held engineering and management positions at HP, Mitsubishi, Proxim, and Avnet. Since 2004, he is the founder and President of Embedded Works, a wireless technology integrator. He has launched respected IoT brands such as TrackingForLess (GPS Telematics) and SensorWorks (IoT sensors). Andy enjoys helping entrepreneurs and businesses “IoT-ize” their ideas through wireless, cloud, and mobility solutions. Ben Gibbs is Director of Afero Customer Enablement (ACE) group. Ben’s team handles Sales Engineering, Customer Development Support, and post-launch Customer Technical Support. Ben’s background is in wireless and high-tech product development, with over 20 years experience, including being a salaryman in Japan for Mitsubishi Electric, working at research labs in the UK, Australia and US, launching 13 mobile phones to market, and stints at Sharp, Intel and finally Qualcomm before joining Afero. For fun, he codes games in Java, tracks cryptocurrency tech, and keeps koi fish. Dan Maier is responsible for Zingbox's global marketing, including corporate marketing, product marketing, demand generation and public relations. He has more than two decades of experience in senior marketing roles in the technology sector, most recently serving as VP of Marketing at Cyren and prior to that, senior director of product marketing at Zscaler. He previously held VP of Marketing positions at Tumbleweed Communications, Convirture, and DecisionView among others. Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA.