Panelists Including Top Executives From Google, Comcast, Verizon, WarnerMedia, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Mastercard, Samsung, Bose, Ericsson, Nestle, Avis Budget, ADT, COX, New York Times and More to Present at IoTC NEXT: The Connected Future Summit

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) brings first-of-its-kind executive event to The TimesCenter in New York City, November 12, 2019, with attendees representing the most innovative and instrumental minds across technology, consumer, enterprise and government

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC):


The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC), the premier business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, is hosting IoTC NEXT: The Connected Future Summit. Brand executives, technology leaders, investors and top media committed to the development, integration and implementation of connected technology will come together to ignite new ideas, build impactful partnerships and spur creativity. View the complete agenda.




Led by IoTC President and CEO Greg Kahn—who Inc. and others have named as a principal influencer driving IoT forward—IoTC NEXT features a prestigious lineup of presenters who will focus on trends, challenges and ideas to advance innovation, ethical standards and inspiration in the connected home, retail, wearables, smart cities and mobility verticals. A partial list includes:




  • Sarah Krouse, Reporter, Wall Street Journal
  • Kim Hart, Managing Editor, Axios
  • Jeremy Kaplan, Editor in Chief, Digital Trends
  • Brett May, COO & GM, IoT, McKinsey & Company
  • Jeffrey Black, Managing Director, Verizon Ventures
  • Goran Kukic, Chief Information Technology Officer, Nestle
  • Ron Peri, Associate Director, Digital Product Innovation, Procter & Gamble
  • Lisa Seacat DeLuca, Director Digital IoT Transformation & Digital Twin, Distinguished Engineer, Project Whitespace Founder, IBM
  • David Wertheimer, Former President, Digital Products, FOX
  • Charlene Marini, VP of Strategy, IoT Services Group, ARM
  • Sridhar Solur, EVP and General Manager, Robotics, SharkNinja
  • Derrick Dicoi, VP, Strategy and Product Management, Xfinity Home, Comcast
  • Mark Spates, Product Lead, Smart Speakers, Google
  • Rachael Schwartz, Head of Business Strategy, Consumer Electronics Division, Bose
  • Jesse Redniss, EVP Data Strategy, WarnerMedia, & GM, WarnerMediaGrp Innovation Lab, WarnerMediaGrp
  • Stephane Wyper, SVP for New Commerce Partnerships, Mastercard
  • Arthur Orduna, Chief Innovation Officer, Avis Budget
  • Kiva Allgood, Global Business Unit Head of IoT and Automotive, Ericsson
  • Kyle MacDonald, VP Marketing, Mojio
  • Deborah Zajac, Director, Touchdown Ventures
  • Nate Williams, Founder, UNION Labs
  • Dan Herscovici, Partner, Edison Partners
  • Gus Warren, Managing Director, Ventures, Samsung NEXT
  • Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation
  • Marc Lavallee, Managing Director R&D, NY Times
  • Michele Chambers Turner, Sr. Director, Smart Home Ecosystem, Google
  • Sheila Hicks, Vice President / General Manager, COX Homelife
  • Jochen Koedijk, CMO, ADT
  • Margaret Herndon, VP – Head of Marketing & Communications, Ericsson
  • Shelly Palmer, CEO, The Palmer Group
  • Ross Martin, CEO, Blackbird
  • Lily Hay Newman, Security Writer, WIRED
  • Sharon Mirsky, Co-Founder & COO, Firedome
  • Lee Odess, Vice President, Service Provider Market – Americas, Allegion
  • Anil John, Technical Director, Silicon Valley Innovation Program, Department of Homeland Security




By 2025, it is estimated that there will be more than 21 billion IoT devices, with everything from coffee makers to cyber criminals getting smarter. To prepare for and map out a future of connectivity that offers more benefits and less vulnerability, IoTC NEXT will serve as a catalyst to help us achieve long-term success and impact. While this is a process that takes time, resources and significant investment, the benefits to cities, businesses and consumers are invaluable.




Tuesday, November 12, 2019




  • Limited complimentary passes are available for member of the press, media from a registered company and dedicated tech bloggers. Apply here.
  • Attendees Register here.




The TimesCenter


242 West 41st Street


New York, NY 10036



Lead Sponsor: Arm

To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #IoTCNEXT.

About the Internet of Things Consortium

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) is the premier business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. It is comprised of executives, leading founders and global companies in IoT. The IoTC’s mission is to ignite the growth of the IoT marketplace by leading the industry’s effort through strategic partnerships. The organization focuses on five key verticals: connected homes, autos, cities, retail and wearables.


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