IoT Tech Expo North America 2019. Discover Industry Leaders and Hear Them Explore the Future of IoT Within Exclusive Conference Tracks at the North America 2019 Event.

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The IoT Tech Expo North America will return to the Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley 13-14 November 2019. It will bring together key industries from across the globe for two days of top-level content and discussion across 5 co-located events comprising of IoT, 5G, AI, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Cloud and Blockchain.

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The IoT Tech Expo North America will host 500+ industry leaders exploring the future of enterprise technology with a two-day conference stream covering the future of industrial IoT. Speakers within this conference stream include senior representatives from Boeing, P&G, Shell, Visa, First Group, Shell New Energies and many many more! The show is set to welcome 12,000 attendees across the 5 co-located events including the largest Blockchain Expo, the brand new 5G Expo, Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo and Ai & Big Data Expo.

The two-day conference stream will explore topics including IIoT, connected fleet, smart logistics, building automation, smart grids, energy, cities, future of manufacturing, connectivity solutions, transport management, connected vehicles, asset monitoring, device management and more.

Over the two days, the show consists of many conference tracks that are available to all ticket holders. However, there are number of conference tracks that are exclusively available for Ultimate and Gold Passes. These tracks include:

Connected industry: The future of IoT in industry and the workplace

This track will explore Industry 4.0 & 5.0, Connectivity Solutions for Industry, Digital Twin, Future of Manufacturing, Process Automation, IoT in Construction. For more information, click here:

Application of IoT – Enterprise: Take a step into the future of Enterprise through the Application of IoT

This conference track will explore Asset Management, Remote Monitoring, Connected Fleet, Smart Logistics & Traffic Management, V2V Communications and Geo-Fencing. For more information, click here:

Application of IoT – Consumer: Understanding the real-use applications of IoT for consumers

This track will explore Building Automation, Utility Management, Smart Grids & Energy, Healthcare, Smart Cities and Retail. For more information, click here:

Here’s an introduction to just a few of the speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and experiences throughout these conference tracks.

  • Eduardo ErazoGlobal Director of Data Innovation, NextGen Digital: Black & Veatch
  • Lalita Nair Senior Director – Technology: Microland
  • Robert RencherAssociate Technical Fellow, Senior Systems Engineer: The Boeing Company
  • Christopher IrwinProgram Manager for Transactive Energy, Communications and Interoperability in Smart Grid: U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ohad ZeiraVice President, Fleet Ventures: Avis Budget Group
  • Tony BatallaCTO & IT Director: City of San Leandro, California
  • Adam WaldronCIO: Farm Bureau Insurance
  • Dirk SchapelerVP Digital: Bayer
  • Jodie BareDirector of Data and Innovation: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
  • Zafer SahinogluVice President, Business Innovation: Mitsubishi Electric
  • Doug AndersonSenior Director ITS – Digital Strategy and Innovation: LA Metro

…and many more! Visit our website for the full list of speakers, at the IoT Tech Expo or read on to find out more.

Eduardo Erazo – Global Director of Data Innovation, NextGen Digital: Black & Veatch

Eduardo is a data science geek, public speaker, Amazon alumnus, and technology leader focused on strategicdata-centric digital transformations and innovation. Work focus is in managing and leading high profile technical strategic projects, specialized in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and IT integration and implementation.

Eduardo will be exploring the role of AI and data in machine learning for the industry. The future of machine learning for industry is here, with the application of Artificial Intelligence, data centres and big data allowing for optimisation of processes and solutions. This session will look at the impact of this on industries, including: Understanding the data, the impact of machine learning on economic performance, moving beyond just connecting things; connecting, people, machines and platforms. For more information on the talk follow this link: the roe of AI and data in machine learning for the industry

Lalita Nair – Senior Director – Technology: Microland

Lalita Nair is a growth focused digital leader with broad experience in IT strategy, execution and delivery. She is  passionate about leading strategy & value generation for large scale transformation of global enterprises. Lalitha has a successful track record in managing technology enabled large scale transformation powered by high performing global teams and strong customer and stakeholder relationships.

Lalita will be talking about IoT innovation and deriving value from the IoT. IoT platforms provide insights into everything it’s connected with. This session will look at gaining value from your IoT application, including competitive advantage and economic benefits. For more information on the talk, follow this link: IoT innovation deriving value from the IoT.

Christopher Irwin – Program Manager for Transactive Energy, Communications and Interoperability in Smart Grid: U.S. Department of Energy

At the Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Christopher managed and oversaw over $1.5B in grid modernization projects. He has seen some of the top utilities in the country, from very large to very small, tackle technology, integration and business challenges necessary to bring about the Smart Grid.

Christopher lead DOE’s Smart Grid standards and interoperability efforts, working alongside NIST, FERC and other federal agencies in the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel and other forums. He also founded DOE’s participation in the Federal Government’s Green Button Data Access Initiative to empower customers with improved access to their own energy data.

Christopher will be exploring smart energy for enterprises and how it provides sustainability. From e-charging and solar polar, to smart grids, he will be discussing examples of innovations in industries utilising smart energy. For more information about the talk, please follow this link: Smart energy for enterprise, a sustainable future

Jodie Bare – Director of Data and Innovation: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

Jodie Bare is the Director of Data and Innovation at the Regional Transporta tion Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC).  She joined the RTC in December 2018, bringing over 20 years of experience working in the Information Technology field.  Jodie is helping to lead the mobility transformation for Southern Nevada with her focus on emerging transportation technology and next-level mobility solutions, including micro-transit services, autonomous and connected vehicle efforts, and smart signal platforms.

Jodie’s experience includes executive level management in the private sector working as a COO and VP of Technology Services.  She has an extensive background overseeing many large, complex technical programs and projects and has a solid understanding of best practices for program management.  She has led several global IT initiatives in the span of her career and has a broad knowledge of many different technology disciplines.  Her experience includes working in a project management office, leading a variety of IT teams and support services, working overseas in technical operations, and defining critical business processes for global IT operations.  Prior to joining the RTC, Jodie oversaw the IT elements within the Smart Columbus Program Portfolio, a mobility reinvention program developed from the prestigious USDOT Smart City Challenge grant the city won in 2016.

Jodie will be sharing her knowledge during the talk ‘Disruption Junction – Re-defining Our Function’. This talk will explore the consumer expectations and technological capabilities of urban mobility. In particular how Las Vegas is transforming how we traditionally move people, goods and services. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is integrating smart technology that accommodates the needs of all users to create a safer, more reliable and efficient transportation system. For more information on the talk, follow this link: Disruption Junction – Re-defining Our Function

Tony Batalla – CTO & IT Director: City of San Leandro, California

Tony serves as the Head of Information Technology for the City of San Leandro, CA. Since his appointment in February 2014, he has helped launch a 10-gigabit internet connection at City Hall and a free, public Wi-Fi system utilizing the City’s fiber optics network. He oversees all aspects of technology, including infrastructure, service delivery, and data management and acts as the senior advisor for City Council on technology issues and policies. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson and a BS from the University of San Francisco.

Tony will be exploring which connectivity solutions will be integral to the future of smart cities. His talk will look at the benefits and challenges of each solution within the city perspective.  Find out more information please follow this link: Connectivity to power the smart city of the future.

Robert Rencher: Associate Technical Fellow, Senior Systems EngineerThe Boeing Company

As a Sr. System Engineer, Robert’s primary area of expertise is in the identification and validation of strategic Information Technology solutions for Boeing and the aviation industry. He is a recognized as an effective expert in addressing issues related to complex airline information systems; specifically the integration, security and performance of the global information technology infrastructure utilized by the commercial aviation industry.

Robert will be sharing his wealth of knowledge in his session ‘Connected Industry: Creating a competitive edge with the IIoT’ on Wednesday 13th November 2019. This talk will explore how to move ahead of the ever-growing technology and harness the full potential of IIoT. Focusing on how small wins can grow into big returns. For more information, please visit the Conference Combined Agenda.

If you would like to purchase a ticket that gives you access to these conference tracks, exclusive networking opportunities, access to all 5 co-located conferences and much more, please follow this link:

If you would like to find out more about free passes for the IoT Tech Expo North America, please click here:


About IoT Tech Expo

The IoT Tech Expo World Series ( is the leading Internet of Things event and hosts top level content and discussion, introducing and exploring the latest innovations in the IoT arena. It brings together key industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Supply Chain, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive.

IoT Tech Expo World Series

IoT Tech Expo Global – 25-26 April 2019 – Olympia London

IoT Tech Expo Europe – 19-20 June 2019 – RAI Amsterdam

IoT Tech Expo North America – 13-14 November 2019 – Santa Clara, Silicon Valley

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About Encore Media

The IoT Tech Expo is the leading global Internet of Things event series, with 2020-21 events taking place in London, Amsterdam and Silicon Valley. The 2020-21 World Series is set to welcome 26,000 attendees, 1000+ industry-leading speakers and 900+ exhibitors to explore the IoT ecosystem across dedicated conference tracks including IoT, Smart Energy, Cities, Buildings, Developing, Transport, Enterprise IoT Solutions, Data Analytics, IoT Innovations and more. It is also co-located with the 5G Expo, AI & Big Data Expo, Cyber Security & Cloud Expo and Blockchain Expo.

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