Bill Mortimer is Chairman of the IoT Community Advisory Board, and the former Vice President of Strategic Marketing for the wireless, positioning, service assurance businesses at Spirent Communications. He was working on developing new businesses in the Internet of Things, Connected Car and Mobile Service Assurance & Customer Experience. Prior to joining Spirent, he worked as a General Manager for 7 years in the Communications Test business at JDSU and 14 years at Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies in Canada, USA and Germany. Earlier in his career, he worked at Bell Northern Research, Manitoba Telephone System and Idacom Electronics. He has a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from the University of Manitoba. Bill is a Canadian, and has lived and worked in Sindelfingen, Germany for the last 14 years.View the profile
Ms. Nancy Shemwell served as the Chief Operations Officer of the IoT Community until April 2020 and now serves as the COO of Trilogy Networks. Prior to IoT Community, Ms Shemwell recently served as Chief Executive Officer at entegra technologies (now Vericlave), inc. since May 2016. She served as the Chief Operating Officer of DataSpan, Inc until January 8, 2016. Ms. Shemwell served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Multi-Link Inc. She served as an Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Services at Symmetricom Inc. from July 2006 to October 12, 2007 and also as its Senior Vice President of Sales and Service. Ms. Shemwell joined Symmetricom in 2004. She served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jovial Test Equipment. With over twenty-five years in the telecommunications industry, Ms. Shemwell has held a variety of senior positions with global business responsibilities including assignments in Europe and North America. Her experience covers a broad spectrum of general management, sales and marketing roles in rapidly developing markets. A sixteen year career with Nortel Networks, where Ms. Shemwell held titles of President of Micom Communications Corporation (a Nortel subsidiary), Vice President of Business Segments and Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Wiltel (Nortel’s largest enterprise distributor) and Director of Marketing of Europe, Middle East and Africa.View the profile
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A welcome and introduction to the Tenth IoT Slam conference, by IoT Community Advisory Board Chairman Bill Mortimer, and COO, Nancy Shemwell, who will provide an update on current conditions for our IoT Community members, as well as set the stage for the rest of the event format as a whole.
03:30 IoT community offerings
05:38 IoT SLAM conferences
07:24 IoT practitioner portal
10:13 Premier league
11:30 IoT community directions
Welcome to the IoT Slam X. The first was four years ago. We've come a long way since then Galaxy Community has grown with broadening how we trade information and share information on the IRT practitioners. So, good morning to our participants of North America and afternoons are European participants. Good evening for Asian colleagues. We have come a long way since the inception of the IoT community and now have a solid base of bite practitioners that stands over 23,000
members. With a strong reputation for bringing together leaders across the industry as a speaker line-up today again exemplifies a strong platform for first-class conferences and information-sharing had over a hundred thousand downloads the content created from these kinds of forms and contributions from our practitioners. We have our centers of excellence with an exceptional structure to give us focus on the bunch of them provide thought leadership and practical insights. As you do know the IoT technology and applications are real and scaling today. There
are successful business cases and implementations will be more to come you've heard about them in the previous lamb. And we'll hear more about it today. IoT can create value for your business for your customers for your clients. The business cases generally cover either customer growth through new applications and services customer satisfaction retention on margin Improvement. Adder all valuable and commit have a real impact on your business and your customers. We do judge our success by the value. We bring to our practitioners. I bought from the
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