IoT is becoming a key element of digital transformation for most businesses. But connected device development is complex and successfully implementing and integrating IoT into a business is easier said than done. The purpose of this webinar is to share some of the most important considerations for early IoT development and how to avoid becoming one of the 75 percent of deployments that never make it to market.

Our speakers have over 75 years of combined experience in planning and developing complex systems involving connected devices. This webinar will explore examples of the types of failures they’ve seen and identify the root causes. Further, actionable information and tools will be provided to help IoT business executives and project managers avoid failure. 

Reasons to attend:

  • Gain insights on ways we’ve seen IoT developments fail
  • Understand the root causes of IoT failures
  • Explore the importance of proper project planning and technology selection
  • Learn about tools and techniques for planning a successful project

Speakers

Chris Howard
Chris Howard - Founder & CEO Softeq Development Corporation
Christopher A. Howard is a serial entrepreneur, lifelong learner, angel investor, and family man. An Electrical Engineer by training, he believes a solid understanding of hardware is necessary to write great software. He founded Softeq Development in 1997 and is interested in building businesses that excel while fostering a positive and creative work environment. He loves using technology to solve complex problems and working to build the best technical software outsourcing team possible. Besides software, he’s most interested in IOT, AI and Machine Learning, AR/VR, Blockchain, Security, and Robotics. Chris serves as a technology advisor to a number of the startups in which he has invested.
Jeremy McKeon
Jeremy McKeon - Chief Sales Officer Softeq Development Corporation
Jeremy has worked for over 20 years in the technology industry addressing challenging business problems for a diverse set of industries including energy, oil & gas, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, aerospace, and financial services organizations. He has spent much of his career focused on advanced and innovative technologies starting in the late 1990s with cryptography and early cybersecurity tools to most recently leading global sales and partnerships at an innovative AI software company. Jeremy has served in leadership positions in Sales Management, Business Development, and Technology Strategy & Innovation at companies such as Juniper Networks, EMC Corporation, and CGI.
Mike Pak
Mike Pak - Solutions Architect Softeq Development Corporation
Mike is a senior-level solutions architect focused on designing systems that scale. He’s a problem solver who has a great passion for his job. He’s a constant learner who always seeks to increase his proficiency and knowledge of the latest technology. He serves as a mentor and leader to a team of senior-level developers who specialize in engineered technical software solutions. His team designs scalable high-performance solutions based on Azure, Docker, and Kubernetes. They are also experts at cloud and on-premise SQL Server, CosmosDB, MongoDB databases. Mike also has broad experience delivering data to and from devices using Azure IoT Hub and MQTT transport.
Dani Diaz
Dani Diaz - Principal Cloud Solution Architect Microsoft
Danilo Diaz is an Internet of Things Solutions Architect with Microsoft’s Global Black Belt organization. He has 20 years of experience in software development and solutions architecture. Danilo has been focused on IoT for the last 4 years, helping organizations of all sizes fully maximize the potential that IoT brings to their industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and an MBA from Arcadia University.
Hosts
Softeq
Softeq
Softeq helps large and medium-sized enterprises turn real-life objects — i.e., equipment, assets and facilities — into real-time data, capture the information generated by connected things and act on it. We produce quality content to assist busine...
Softeq helps large and medium-sized enterprises turn real-life objects — i.e., equipment, assets and facilities — into real-time data, capture the information generated by connected things and act on it. We produce quality content to assist busine...