You are welcome to listen to our speakers' IoT experience, interesting cases and learn how you can make IoT a positive and proactive tool to develop your business and strengthen your own position.
Internet of Things opens the door for innovations that can completely change any market by the emergence of new business models, sometimes from completely new players. But IoT is as much an opportunity for each organization, in all markets, to take the initiative in this innovation and technology development to put themselves in the driver's seat.
Kristina Höök, Professor in Interaction Design, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology
Kristina gives a fascinating insight into both international cases and exciting Swedish companies’ and startups’ success using IoT. This opens for disruptive, new business models that can transform a threat into opportunities. The future is fast approaching – come and take part of Christina’s most updated view of what is happening in the market and in research.
Petra Sundström, Sr Project Manager Connectivity Hub, Husqvarna Group
Petra Sundström demonstrates how Husqvarna's strategy achieves increased ability to deliver IoT products to their customers. With a modular way of thinking and a co-creation oriented approach, Husqvarna have reached the next step to meet and get help from their customers on the future IoT journey.
Rami Avidan, Managing Director M2M & IoT, Tele2 Group
With the large-scale, innovation driving and efficiency improvement solutions that the Internet of Things (IoT) allows, it opens completely new opportunities to implement strategic change in large companies, regardless of industry. Rami tells about Tele2's offensive role in the area and how a new world of IoT makes it possible for entirely new products and business development for large companies, how to change business models and thus strengthen its position. This may involve going from sales to service offerings - or simply being able to step into completely new markets.
Euan Davis, Senior Director, Corporate Marketing, Cognizant
Whether it is smartphones, smart cities, smart cars or even smart toothbrushes, smart technologies are finding their way into, and around, the everyday things we like to buy. Learn next steps to begin making your own products smarter and seize the opportunities of this emerging information-driven economy.
Professor in Interaction Design, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology
Kristina Höök is a professor in Interaction Design at the Royal Institute of Technology and also works part-time at SICS (Swedish Institute of Computer Science) and as Director at the Mobile Life centre.
Kristina is a frequent keynote speaker and is known for her work on social navigation, seamfulness, mobile services and affective interaction. She has been listed as one of the 50 most influential IT-women in Sweden every year since 2008. She is an elected member of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).
Petra Sundström is a leading pioneer within the areas of Connectivity and IoT. She has an engineering background in Computer Science and as Researcher at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) and the Mobile Life Vinnova VINN Excellence Centre. She has also had IoT related jobs at Microsoft, ABB, IKEA and Ericsson.
Managing Director M2M & IoT, Tele2 Group
Rami is heading up the Internet of Things/Machine-to-Machine business for the Tele2 Group, in a shared leadership with Ingrid Wistrand. He started up Tele2’s engagement in M2M/IoT and have since established Tele2 as a leading player in the space.
Rami is a serial entrepreneur and has created companies in many various industries among others IT Security, Finance and Telecoms. Rami has a deep understanding of the Telco industry with a specific focus on the M2M/IoT industry, primarily due to the fact that he co-founded and ran the Wyless Group of companies for several years. Rami joined Tele2 in 2013. His strengths include strategy and vision as well as strong leadership skills. Rami holds two M.Sc´s one in Finance as well as Management from Regents University, London, UK.
VP Center for the Future of Work
Euan has guided many Fortune 500 firms into the dynamics surrounding business, technology and sourcing with his thought-provoking research and advisory skills. At Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, Euan examines how work is changing in response to the emergency of new technologies, new business practices and new workers.