Why You Should Attend

Microsoft is doubling down on IoT, and recently announced a $5B IoT investment that will enable you to drive more customer value and profitability to your bottom line. Attending this event will show you how you can leverage this investment and Microsoft's partner ecosystem to drive new IoT growth opportunities for your business.

Register now to receive previous keynote slides from our last event series, as well as access to technical training resources for Azure and Windows IoT in your confirmation email.

Sponsorship Opportunity: Contact us here to showcase your solution at an IoT In Action event.

When:
October 25, 2018
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Where:
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great American Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
santaclaraconventioncenter.org

Who Should Attend?

Business and Technical decision makers with an interest in gaining more insights into the latest topics around IoT business transformation, and innovations in IoT security, the intelligent edge, IoT cognitive services, hybrid cloud, and leveraging IoT solution accelerators to build scalable repeatable solutions. By attending, you'll gain actionable insights, deepen partnerships, and unlock the transformative potential of intelligent edge and intelligent cloud solutions. This event will also be a great opportunity to meet and collaborate with Microsoft's customer and partner ecosystem.

Speakers

Rodney Clark
Vice President, IoT and Mixed Reality Sales, Microsoft
Nick Parker
Corporate Vice President, Consumer and Device Sales, Microsoft
Michael Kuptz
GM America Device Experiences - IoT, Microsoft
Carl Coken
GM, IoT - Partner Devices and Solutions, Microsoft
Sarah Maston
Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
Tony Shakib
IoT/AI Business Acceleration Executive – Microsoft Azure IoT, Microsoft
Andrew Smith
Senior Director, Strategy & Operations, IoT Device Experience at Microsoft, Microsoft
Michelle Kositch
Americas Azure IoT Co-Sell Lead, Microsoft
Kunal Pole
Global Black Belt - Azure IoT at Microsoft, Microsoft
Rob Moyer
VP Cloud Services, Mobility & IoT, Synnex
Galen Hunt
Distinguished Engineer and Managing Director, Azure Sphere, Microsoft
Amol Ajgaonkar
Chief Architect, IoT, BlueMetal

Agenda

Title
Time
Description
Executive Keynote
Nick Parker Corporate Vice President, Consumer and Device Sales, Microsoft
Rodney Clark Vice President IoT, Microsoft
9:00 - 9:45AM

How do you accelerate IoT and optimize opportunities to grow revenue and profitability? Success in IoT requires a mindset in innovation, in business model and in partnership. Rodney Clark, VP of IoT Sales at Microsoft, will share how Microsoft is enabling partners across the IoT value chain to design, build and scale repeatable IoT solutions from edge to cloud.

Intelligent Edge and Intelligent Cloud
Tony Shakib IoT/AI Business Acceleration Executive Microsoft

Addressing the Challenges of IoT Security with Azure Sphere
Galen Hunt Distinguished Engineer & Managing Director, Azure Sphere, Microsoft.
9:45 - 10:45AM

Learn how organizations around the world are building and securing the next generation of end-to-end IoT solutions. The rapid evolution of IoT capabilities affords unprecedented opportunities for business innovation and also new risks to manage. Learn how you can simplify your IoT journey, secure your solutions from device to the cloud and take advantage of more choice and openness to create enterprise-grade IoT and edge solutions.

Morning Break
10:45 - 11:15AM
Building Intelligent Edge Solutions with Microsoft IoT and other Technology Programs
Carl Coken General Manager, IoT, Partner Devices & Solutions, Microsoft
Guest: Amol Ajgaonkar Chief Architect, IoT, BlueMetal
11:15 - 12:00PM

Learn how innovations in IoT Edge technologies, Cognitive Services and Artificial Intelligence can be easily leveraged to enhance IoT solutions – from simple to complex scenarios. Learn how Distributors, SIs and OEMs can work together to design, build and deploy scalable, repeatable solutions.

The 4 Steps of Digital Transformation
Andrew Smith Senior Director, Strategy & Operations, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft
Guest: Rob Moyer Vice President, Cloud Services, Mobility & IoT, Synnex
12:00 - 1:00PM

Learn about the four stages of digital transformation which companies go through as they leverage the capabilities of the Intelligent Cloud and the Intelligent Edge. Learn how to develop profitable, sustainable and scalable business models in a variety of partnership and commercial scenarios. Learn how to save money for you and your customers, and how to monetize new opportunities.

Lunch
12:45 - 2:00PM
Transforming your business
Optional Track 1
Andrew Smith Senior Director Strategy & Operations, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft
Michelle Kositch Americas Azure IoT Co-sell Lead, Microsoft
2:00 - 4:30PM

Building on the morning keynote, learn how other companies have approached business model transformation, and learn how the four stages of digital transformation can apply to your organization. Discuss issues and ideas with a panel of industry experts.

Building Your Intelligent Edge
Optional Track 2
Carl Coken General Manager, IoT, Partner Devices & Solutions, Microsoft
Sarah Maston Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
2:00 - 4:30PM

We dive into recent Microsoft IoT Product innovations, from intelligent edge to intelligent cloud, and advancements in AI that create new reference architecture opportunities. Experience connecting edge devices like buttons, sound sensors, industrial wearables and an AI camera to a range of cloud technologies such as Azure IoT Central, Azure IoT Hub, Stream Analytics as well as Machine Learning and AI at the edge.

Azure Central Session
Optional Track 3
Kunal Pole Global Black Belt, Azure IoT, Microsoft
2:00 - 4:30PM

Azure IoT Central lowers the barrier to entry to IoT, unlocking new business opportunities and new customer types. Discover how easy it is to build an IoT application stepping through an IoT Central lab. Learn about IoT in a Day “Event in a Box” to drive your IoT business

Matchmaking with a Solution Architecture Workshop
4:30 - 5:30PM

Join leaders across the ecosystem to explore the theoretical scenario of a customer in need of digital transformation. Apply your unique skills to create a new healthcare, retail, smart infrastructure or manufacturing solution. This session is applicable for all partners and all business and technical role types. The workshop runs from 4:30-5:30pm, facilitated by members of the IoT Partner Advisory Council to enable you to build collaborative relationships, as you put matchmaking into action and create new innovations! Contact msiotreg@microsoft.com,to register your interest and preferred industry vertical (retail, healthcare, manufacturing, smart infrastructure).

Partner-Customer Matchmaking
Available throughout day
All-day

Use our online Matchmaking Tool to meet partners and customers who are looking for new partnership opportunities to design, build and deploy new IoT solutions.

Sponsor Partner Solution Showcase
Available throughout day
All-day

Explore our Partner IoT Solution Showcase that will demonstrate the strength in innovation the Microsoft IoT Partner ecosystem is driving in key verticals in collaboration with Microsoft partner ecosystem.

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