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Bernd Heinrichs,
Managing Director IOT EMEAR


Bernd Heinrichs has 20 years of professional experience in the high tech communications market. He was actively involved in early research on and development of TCP/IP and ATM protocols when he was with Technical University of Aachen, Germany. After that he managed several engineering projects for Ericsson. It followed a move to Cisco in 1996, where he was running different Sales, Channel, Business Development and Marketing Operations. Since August 2013 he is Managing Director for Internet of Things Sales and R&D in EMEAR.

Jerry Cuomo,
IBM Fellow, VP and CTO

Jerry Cuomo is an IBM Fellow, VP, and Chief Technology Officer for WebSphere. He provides technical direction to the WebSphere portfolio and leads the technical executive leaders and development teams to cultivate the future of WebSphere.Jerry drives innovation into the products and works across IBM's product portfolio and across brands to ensure that products work together to deliver high customer value. He is engaged in a number of advanced technology studies for the next generation of innovation and value and is focused on several areas including Cloud, Mobile, Virtualization and Workload optimization and advanced analytics.

Emmanuel Routier,
Vice-President M2M Center,

Emmanuel Routier started his carreer in 1991 at France Telecom on the deregulated market of voice & data private networks for French major accounts. Emmanuel then worked during 11 years in wholesale business, which took him to the US for France Telecom North America and to Europe for Mobistar. He also played an active role from 2004 to 2006 in the coordination of France Telecom Group wholesales business as Wholesale Coordination Committee Officer.. He joined Mobistar in 1999, where he managed Mobistar interconnection business, then extended his responsibilities to roaming, mobile & fix wholesales business and then to Machine to Machine activity. Emmanuel is, since beginning 2009, Director Machine to Machine & Intl M2M Center. He is responsible for Mobistar Machine to Machine Business Unit and for the M2M global offer for the Orange Group.

Miguel Blockstrand,
Head of Device Connections


Three UK
Miguel is head of product management for connected devices. He has more than 20 years’ experience in telecoms and is currently responsible for the connected devices portfolio offering within Business Unit Networks. Most recently, he has been responsible for the Mobile TV and IPTV network infrastructure portfolios within Ericsson. Prior to his engagements in the TV area, he held several senior management positions within R&D, Marketing and Business Development. He was involved in the first deployments of GSM, the Japanese PDC mobile system and WCDMA. He holds a M.Sc. in mechanical engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Jürgen Hase, (Chairman M2M-Alliance)
Vice President M2M Competence Center,
Deutsche Telekom AG

Jürgen Hase joined Deutsche Telekom AG in 2011 to head the M2M Competence Center. Within Deutsche Telekom he is responsible for the international M2M business. Jürgen has worked more than 20 years in the telecommunications industry and in the M2M sector. He is also Chairman of the M2M alliance.

Chad Jones,
VP Product Strategy,

Chad Jones is an energetic, innovative technical and marketing professional leading cutting edge ISV and consulting companies. Mr. Jones has more than 18 years' experience in product strategy and development in cloud, virtualization and infrastructure technologies including several exits with beneficial outcomes. His ability to understand complex and nuanced technology combined with an uncanny sense of target market and business needs drives a unique perspective. This perspective allows Mr. Jones to shape product and market strategies that capitalize on differentiated value then clearly articulate this value through enlightened positioning and thought leadership.

Selen Kocabaş,

Machina Research
Selen Kocabaş joined Turkcell in 2003 and she is the Chief Corporate Business Unit Officer. Mrs. Kocabaş started her professional career as a Management Trainee at Koç Holding, Mrs. Kocabaş later worked as Human Resources Expert at Arçelik, then as a Human Resources Coordinator at Marshall for five years, followed by Danone Sa where she worked for four years as Human Resources Director and was responsible for founding the water and milk companies, establishing the proper structure and deploying optimum human resources.Selen Kocabaş is a graduate of Economics from Istanbul University. She also obtained a master's degree in Human Resources Management from Marmara University.

Michael Harmon,
Director of Dell's Product and Process Innovation Services

Mike is currently Director of Dell's Product and Process Innovation Services (DPPIS) organization which is a component of the services division delivery engineering services worldwide to Dell's commercial clients . Mike has been with Dell Services 10 years and was a partner in the original private firm eServ founded in 1999 that came to Dell through acquisition, leading DPPIS through much of the integration and strategy development with Dell. Before his time with Dell he was an entrepreneurial leader in some small manufacturing startups after working for Alcoa for nine years. Mike has a unique view of engineering, manufacturing and product development having worked his way up the ranks from the shop floor to his current executive leadership position. His vision is to transform DPPIS to be a premiere provider of engineering solutions to Dell's customers helping them apply leading edge solutions capitalizing on modern technology and lean principles for product development and manufacturing.

Francois Meunier,
Head of Tech Hardware Equity Research,

Francois was ranked first overall in the tech sector in the 2013 Extel survey (1st in semis, 2nd in telecomequipment, 19th across all sectors). Francois was ranked first in the 2012 II survey for semiconductors andsecond for telecom equipment & hardware (first overall).Francois covers technology stocks including Aixtron, Alcatel-Lucent, ARM, ASML, CSR, Ericsson,Imagination, Infineon, Nokia, Spirent, STMicroelectronics, Wolfson, having covered UK tech stocks, capitalgoods, telecom equipment and telecom stocks in previous roles.Francois gives recommendation about future stock performance and his model portfolio (market neutral longshort, Pan European Tech stocks) was up 9% in the last six months of 2004, up 89% in 2005, up 51% in 2006,up 63% in 2007. Francois was ranked first with a positive 14% return in Marshall Wace's 2008 TOPSTechnology portfolio.Francois previously worked as a corporate financier specialising in semiconductor stocks and in thesemiconductor industry as an architecture and chip designer. Francois has been working in the semiconductorindustry since 1997.

Gerhard Schedler,
Head of M2M,

Head of the M2M Centre of Competence at Swisscom, Gerhard Schedler leads the development of the M2M business unit in both national and international markets.Prior joining Swisscom in 2012 , Gerhard Schedler, held the position of President & CEO, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS from 2006-2011 where he was instrumental in transforming the company from a tech start up into a global leader of active RFID and wireless solutions. Schedler was also accredited with establishing an industry alliance that ultimately lead to increased market adoption and standarization. Mr. Schedler holds both a technical degree from the University of Applied Sciences of Technology Buchs (Switzerland) and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Economics in Strathclyde (Scotland).

Khalifa Al Shamsi,
Chief Digital Services Officer

Khalifa Al Shamsi was appointed as Etisalat's chief digital services officer in 2012, tasked with managing the newly established Etisalat Digital Services Unit. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President of Technology and Network Strategy for Etisalat Group, specialising in Etisalat Group's Digital Services Strategy with a special focus on telecom, media and ICT. Mr Al Shamsi remit includes the delivery of the Technology group's core vision of defining and shaping the Group's digital technology strategies, roadmap, guidelines and standards in line with the Group's vision for superior technical delivery.

Angel David Garcia Barrio,
Head of Strategy and Alliances - Global M2M


Angel David García Barrio joined the Telefónica Group in 2001 as Head of M-Commerce at Telefónica Móviles. Currently is the Head of Strategy and Alliances of the M2M Global Unit in Telefónica Group. His department is in charge of defining the strategy and the partnerships in M2M in the whole world. Before, he worked as Business Development Manager at Ericsson Spain and Product Manager of new means of Payment in the Spanish Confederation of Saving Banks.

Omer Pesach,
VP Product Management,

Omer Pesach has been m2mAIR's VP R&D and Products since June 2012. Before joining Telit, Omer Pesach was CTO and co-founder of GlobalConect Ltd., an M2M connectivity enterprise acquired by Telit in July 2011. In 2007 Omer Pesach co-founded and served as CTO of BroadSense Ltd., a startup in the cellular networks diagnostics field which was later acquired by RedBend Software, a global mobile software management and FOTA technology company servicing mobile phone manufacturers and operators. Prior to BroadSense, Omer Pesach was a partner and VP R&D of Peroon, a mobile software development firm.

Benedict Peters,
Vice President, Marketing

Ben responsible for the development, oversight, and execution of marketing strategy for Neul, where we see the future being realized through a new, simple, end-to-end way to economically connect everything. Ben joined Neul as VP of Marketing in December 2012, following 6 years with NXP Semiconductors in Germany. At NXP, Ben was responsible for bringing the integrated sub-GHz RF semiconductor product segment to its leadership position in the automotive market and for expanding its market reach into the heart of many global wireless WAN e-metering programs. Following this success, Ben took over marketing responsibility for one of NXP's largest lines of business, its Tuners and DSPs product line, a $200M automotive flagship business.Ben's early career includes developing, supporting and marketing M2M applications at RF Solutions Ltd, a vendor of modules and related technologies. Ben holds a BEng EE from Brighton University and is studying for an MBA at Warwick University..

Chris Baker,
Senior Vice President, Global ISV/OEM Sales

British Gas

Chris Baker is the Global Head of ISV/OEM Sales responsible for working with ISV/OEM partners to maximise Oracle's business through those partners, whilst maximising those partner's business to their end users. Prior to this role Chris was a member of Oracle’s EMEA Management Team and Senior Vice President with responsibility for Oracle’s core technology business. Baker is a qualified civil engineer and holds a BSc in civil engineering from Dundee University. He has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years.


Hans Dahlberg,
Head of M2M,

Hans Dahlberg, Head of TeliaSonera Global M2M Services is responsible for the global M2M business area at TeliaSonera. Hans has over 25 years of experience in telecom, management and business development and has held a variety of senior management positions at TeliaSonera and Ericsson.

Laetitia Jay,
Marketing Director – M2M Solutions & Services

Laëtitia Jay is Marketing Director for M2M solutions and services in the Mobile communications segment at Gemalto. She is in charge of defining and implementing service and product offer strategy for the Gemalto M2M business unit. Laetitia is committed to support mobile network operator, M2M actors, service providers in leveraging the full potential of M2M (Machine to Machine) and its related services.Laetitia joined Gemplus Banking and Loyalty division in 1996. Since 2001, she is focusing on mobile telecommunication, where she held various marketing positions including Product management for smart cards and related services. She became Marketing Director for Europe committed to introduce Gemalto innovations and solutions to the market from Mobile marketing, to mobile NFC going through machine-to-machine and multimedia services.Laëtitia holds an Engineering Degree from Polythec Clermond-Ferrand. .

Renaud Di Francesco, PhD,
Director Europe Technology Standards Office ,

Renaud Di Francesco, PhD, coordinates the Technology & Standards Operation of Sony Group for Europe. His interests include Mobile, Multimedia, Connected TV, Cinema, cross-media and platform systems and service, User Experience, M2M, consumer applications of Cloud Computing, energy, e-vehicle.Prior to Sony, he has held research, technology and business management positions at France Telecom, managing large international networks and services projects, and satellite enterprise projects (including M2M). He has also worked at the European Commission, where he was in charge of the portfolio of telecom network management, security and e-commerce in the ACTS programme, and later coordinator of the preparation of European Councils of Telecom Ministers.After 25 years devoted to various aspects of digital technologies, he is thrilled to contribute to a new landscape in Europe, and help opportunities emerge and grow for the benefit of market and society.

Bernd Gross,


Three UK
Bernd is the CEO of Cumulocity - the M2M spin off of Nokia Siemens Networks. He is one of the co-founders of Cumulocity and was previously responsible for the Machine-to-Machine Business at Nokia Siemens Networks. In this role Bernd and his team created one of the leading cloud based software platforms for M2M solutions which was launched by Nokia Siemens Networks under the name Cumulocity. Previously he also successfully incubated the Machine-to-Machine innovation program out of Silicon Valley, California as part of the Nokia Siemens Networks business venturing activities. Prior to Machine-to-Machine activities Bernd held various senior management positions in Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Program Management. He is a globally oriented executive with 20 years of work experience in Germany, Finland, UK and US (Silicon Valley). Bernd holds a master degree in Information & Communication Technology and an Executive MBA from the London Business School.

Robin Duke-Woolley,


Robin Duke-Woolley is Founder and CEO of Beecham Research Ltd. – based in London UK and also operating out of Boston MA, Bonn Germany and Berlin Germany. Formerly a Principal of Harbor Research Inc., based in San Francisco, he specializes in the development of the rapidly-growing M2M market worldwide, also known as the "Internet of Things". He has over 30 years experience in the telecom/IT industry as a Director and General Manager in international vendor companies including General Electric Company, STC/Nortel and in several start-ups, as a Director of Research at Dataquest/Gartner, as a Principal Consultant at telecoms management consultancy Schema and as an independent consultant.

Stéphane Paccaud,
Business Development Director M2M,


Stéphane Paccaud currently oversees the business development of the HP Machine to Machine offering, with responsibilities to develop the HP vision, to grow the customer base, to develop alliances, and to support the solution roadmap evolution. Stéphane has been working with HP for more than 8 years, in various business development and alliance management roles in EMEA and globally.

Most recently, Stéphane developed and introduced innovative solutions for the automation of smart metering and smartgrid processes. In his first years in HP, Stéphane developed channels to market and strategic partnerships for the HP telecoms software with System Integrators and equipment providers.Prior to joining HP, Stéphane had spent 4 years with ALU (Lucent Technologies at the time) in EMEA product management and business development roles, where he developed and introduced innovative convergent charging solution for pre and postpaid, voice and data schemes. Stéphane holds an MBA from INSEAD, an engineering Master degree from the ISAE (Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace), and has spent 2 years as postgraduate student in Russia at the MAI (Moscow Aviation Institute).

Patrick Shay,
EVP Sales & Marketing

Patrick joined ORBCOMM in 2012. Mr. Shay has 25 years of innovative leadership experience in the GPS and wireless markets. Most recently, he was Vice President and General Manager for DeLorme where he led the business for the company's InReach family of two-way personal satellite communications products. Prior to DeLorme, Mr. Shay served as Vice President and General Manager, Data Services at Iridium Communications where he led the newly created data service business. Mr. Shay has also held Vice President positions at Hughes Telematics, Sirius Satellite Radio and Rand McNally. He began his career with Motorola where he led the global sales team for the company's GPS and telematics business.

Matt Hatton,
Managing Director

Machina Research
Matt Hatton is a widely respected wireless industry expert with 15 years' experience in the mobile sector. He is currently a Director at Machina Research, a specialist research and consultancy firm focusing on the M2M, IoT and Big Data. Prior to establishing Machina Research, Matt worked at 3 UK, Yankee Group and Analysys Mason. Matt's current focus at Machina Research is squarely on the emerging opportunity for machine-to-machine communication. He is considered one of the foremost industry experts on M2M. As well as managing a growing team of analysts at Machina Research he spends his time helping mobile network operators, vendors, regulators and numerous other interested parties to understand the implications and opportunities presented by the growth of new connected devices. Matt is widely quoted in both trade publications and the wider national and international press. He also speaks frequently at conferences and acts as a judge for a number of prestigious awards. Matt holds an MSc in Telecommunications (Distinction) from University College London.

Syed Zaem Hosein,

Mr. Hosain is responsible for the architecture and future direction of Aeris' networks, development programs and technology strategy. He joined Aeris in 1996 as Vice President, Engineering and member of the founding executive team of Aeris. Mr. Hosain has over 32 years' experience in the semiconductor, computer and telecommunications industries, including product development, architecture design and technical management. Prior to joining Aeris, he held senior engineering and management positions at Analog Devices, Cypress Semiconductor, CAD National and ESS Technology. Mr. Hosain is Chairman of the International Forum on ANSI‐41 Standards Technology (IFAST) and represents Aeris at the CDMA Development Group (CDG). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Rachel Ginzberg,
Vice President M2M,

Rachel Ginzberg is heading the M2M business unit in Amdocs. In this role, she leads the product build and go-to-market aspects. M2M is a strategic direction for Amdocs, and Ms Ginzberg is leading it based on her experience in developing similar strategic offerings for Amdocs. In her previous position as director of Product Management, Ms. Ginzberg led the vision strategy of Amdocs Enterprise Product Catalog. This is the master catalog for the Amdocs CES portfolio and its open architecture enables interfacing with 3rd party business and operational support systems. Prior to that, as the Development Manager of Amdocs Ordering for an Amdocs customer in Europe, Ms. Ginzberg was responsible for the successful deployment of the Ordering system for data products. Ms. Ginzberg was the Manager of Amdocs Document Designer, leading the development of this best-of-breed product that serves millions of subscribers for Amdocs customers. Ms. Ginzberg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Bar Ilan University, Israel.


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