Scaling and Managing IoT Devices - Talks by Alibaba Cloud, Soracom and Devi...

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Cocoon Networks London

4 Christopher Street



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Hardware Pioneers is supported by some of the leading companies in the IoT sector:

Mouser Electronics (Headline Sponsor)

Digi-Key Electronics and Cocoon Networks.

Excited to invite on stage three extraordinary companies who will share invaluable advices about managing, scaling and monitoring your IoT devices. Join us on the 5th of April to learn from:

- The largest cloud computing company in China who provides a suite of cloud computing services that covers elastic computing, object storage, relational database, big data analysis, and artificial intelligence (Alibaba Cloud).
- A Tokyo based IoT platform provider who offers secure, scalable, cloud-native connectivity developed specifically for the Internet of Things (Soracom).
- A universal cloud-based software service allowing companies to easily locate, monitor and manage their connected devices at scale (DevicePilot).

See agenda below for full info about the speakers.

Drinks will be served throughout the night.

About the speakers

Xuan Jin, Lead Soulutions Architect at Alibaba Cloud Europe

Talk title: Alibaba cloud IoT platform and AI driven industry brains

About the speaker: After graduation from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Xuan received MSc in Electronic Engineering from Queen Mary, University of London. He then started his career in software engineering in Oracle UK and progressed to tech lead in software engineering and SRE in companies including Cisco. Currently Xuan holds the position of lead solution architect and technology evangelist in Alibaba Cloud Europe, helping customers to adopt the world-leading cloud platform and promote the BigData and AI solutions from Alibaba Group.

About the company: Alibaba Cloud offers high-performance, elastic computing power in the cloud. Services are available on a pay-as-you-go basis and include data storage, relational databases, big-data processing, Anti-DDoS protection and content delivery networks (CDN). Alibaba Cloud R&D efforts include the advancement of IoT technology, virtual reality, smart homes, automotive networking and information systems, and cloud-based mobile-device operating systems.
Video: Alibaba Cloud Computing Conference 2017 - Wang Jian, Chairman of Technology
Article: Alibaba Sets Sights on IoT, Rebrands Operating System AliOS

Ianni Vamvadelis, Principal Solutions Architect at Soracom

Talk title: Challenges and Solutions for Secure Connectivity when Managing IoT Devices.

About the speaker: Ianni’s mission is empowering IoT enthusiasts and demystifying M2M connectivity. Ianni has a track record of significant accomplishments in cloud computing and software enigneering. He has provided many UK startups in solution design and implementation support in both IoT and cloud computing. He was also the first AWS Solution Architect in the UK.

About the company: Soracom offers secure, scalable, cloud-native connectivity developed specifically for the Internet of Things, available in over 120 countries worldwide. Soracom's vision is to democratize IoT by breaking down technical barriers and bringing technology to people everywhere in convenient new forms
Video: Challenges in the Internet of Things - Parag Mittal, Chief Commercial Officer at Soracom
Video: Soracom in 30 seconds

Pilgrim Beart, CEO of DevicePilot

Talk title: The ingredients of successful IoT gowth

About the speaker: Pilgrim Beart is a serial connected-products entrepreneur, having founded companies including Antenova (billions of antenna systems shipped) and AlertMe (now known as Hive and acquired by BG in 2015 for $100m, it's the UK's most successful connected home platform and has shipped millions of connected devices). He is an IET Fellow and is now CEO of DevicePilot.

About the company: DevicePilot is a universal cloud-based software service allowing you to easily locate, monitor and manage your connected devices at scale, with proactive management of the entire device lifecycle. DevicePilot has been built and is managed by a senior team that has the experience of resolving scaling issues first-hand through deploying millions of devices in previous businesses.
Video: Pilgrim Beart talks to Computer Weekly about the challenges of IoT and connected products
Video: Introducing DevicePilot


6:30pm - Arrival and registration.

6:40pm - Drinks and networking.

6:50pm - Event opening.

7:00pm - Xuan Jin, Lead Solutions Architect at Alibaba Cloud Europe

7:20pm - Ianni Vamvadelis, Principal Solutions Architect at Soracom

7:40pm - Pilgrim Beart, CEO of DevicePilot

8:00pm - Community announcements and demos: This is your time. If you would like to share what you are working on with the community or make any sort of announcement. You have 2 minutes max for a short shoutout.

8:20pm - Drinks and networking.

9:30pm - Event ends.

Global partners

Electronic Specifier - Europe's premier publisher of information resources to the global electronics industry.

Publitek - The leading global marketing communications and PR agency for B2B electronics.

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