IoT Community announces agenda for 'IoT Slam Live 2019' conference

May 15, 2019
IoT Community is excited to return to Research Triangle Park, NC this June for its 3rd annual IoT Slam Live event.

The Internet of Things Community (IoT Community), the world's largest network of CxOs and IoT professionals, today announced the exclusive agenda for its IoT Slam Live Conference, the 9th conference in its highly acclaimed series of IoT Slam events, taking place on June 20-21, at the Archie K. Davies Conference Center, in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina, and broadcasting in real-time globally online, easily accessible on any desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device.

The event marks the IoT Community's 9th international IoT conference, and its third live in-person event in RTP. This event provides the global IoT ecosystem with a unique opportunity to learn from expert innovative practitioners about best practices for enterprises designing, securing, developing, and shaping the future of the IoT landscape.

The IoT Slam Live event features expert contributions from elite IoT practitioners at leading-edge organizations including IBM, SAS, HPE, T-Systems, Zebra Technologies, Amazon AWS, Persistent, Spirent, among others.

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Delivering the event’s opening headline keynote, Dr. Tom Bradicich, VP & Hewlett Packard Fellow, Global Head, IoT and Edge CoE & Labs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will present and review his pioneering 7 Principles of the IoT, and how he used them to implement Hewlett Packard˜s first corporate IoT strategy, secure investment capital, and launch over 12 SW and HW products expressly designed for the IoT and the intelligent edge, creating a new product category. He will discuss real-world customer deployments, use cases, and business cases, closing with his vision for the IoT future.

Also delivering one of the keynotes will be technology luminary Dr. Kristof Kloeckner, retired IBM CTO and Fellow, who will share insights on how service-based industries are under intense pressure to improve client interactions and automate service delivery. AI provides powerful tools to transform data into insights and to manage enterprise knowledge bases. Introducing AI into digital transformation initiatives requires a holistic approach, with focus on culture, organization, and processes.

Chris O’Connor, CEO of Persistent and now a 3-time speaker of the IoT Slam Live, also returns this year to share keynote insights on the Industrialization of the Internet of Things.

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Other speakers include:

Dr Sarah Cooper, GM of IoT at AWS and IoT Community Vice-Chair

Mac Devine, CTO and IBM Fellow, and IoT Community BoA member

Jeffrey Schmitz, CMO of Zebra Technologies and IoT Community BoA member

Dipto Chakravarty CTO at Exostar, Chair of IoT Community SPTIoTCoE

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

Bill Mortimer, EVP at Spirent, Chairman of IoT Community Advisory Board

Juthika Khargharia, Ph.D, Global IoT Evangelist, SAS Vernon Turner, Former IDC analyst and IoT Community BoA member

These esteemed speakers will present in conjunction with an exclusive line-up of industry-leading and academic thought leaders and legends from the IoT technology ecosystem and members of the IoT Community. They will be discussing and demonstrating business applications around the deployment of IoT in corporate, enterprise, and industrial ecosystems.

The full IoT Slam Live 2019 Conference program, topics, themes, and list of speakers can be viewed at:

In-Person Registration Details: IoT practitioners seeking more information about IoT Slam Live 2019 and to register now for free should visit: (Limited availability, subject to RSVP, First Come, First Served unless securing a premium ticket.)

Virtual Registration: To register for the live and real time global broadcast, visit:

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