What You Need to Know About the Internet of Things - The Right Information Can Change the World

Chris Penrose, Senior Vice President, Internet of Things, AT&T

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : September 29, 2016

Time : 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Price : $0.00

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Hosted by the ICT Committee

The Internet of Things (IoT) is moving from concept to reality fast. Business leaders are creating momentum in many industries, operating in a time when virtually anything can be connected to the Internet. Entirely new experiences, revenues, profitability, customer relationships, business insights, and processes never thought possible are now achievable using the Internet of Things.

Harnessing data to predict, learn, and make real-time decisions can create a distinct competitive advantage for your business. Knowing the value of the data is the first step to driving positive change using the IoT. With that, you can better execute a winning strategy across many departments in your organization.

Chris Penrose, Senior Vice President of AT&T Internet of Things will discuss how IoT is changing lives and transforming businesses.

AT&T is a leader in the Internet of Things (IoT) — connecting and mobilizing people, processes, and things including enterprises, smart cities, car and health.

Topics intended to be covered include:

- Accelerate innovation
- Better understand the challenges your IT organization may face
- Learn about IoT in use today from industries like automotive, transportation, and municipal infrastructure

About the Speaker

Chris Penrose
Senior Vice President, Internet of Things

Chris Penrose is Senior Vice President of AT&T’s IoT Organization. He has responsibility for leading AT&T’s Internet of Things initiatives, which span several industries including automotive, agriculture, manufacturing, fleet management, asset tracking, healthcare, energy, and consumer electronics.

Chris’ team operates on a global scale and drives the strategy and execution for connectivity, platforms, and end-to-end IoT solutions.  From connected cars to connected cities, he has led AT&T to become recognized as one of the leading IoT organizations in the world.

With 26 years of experience at AT&T and its predecessor companies, Chris has expertise in strategic planning, new product development, sales, marketing, distribution planning, and customer service.

He has a BS in Marketing and a Master’s in Business Administration from Indiana University. He is a member of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Wireless Division Board, the Kelley School of Business Advisory Board, and serves as the chair of the Connected Living Board for GSMA. He is also a founder and executive advisory board member of the Together for Safer Roads coalition. He lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife Anne and their two children.

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