Your speakers at IoT Forum 2017 all have deep experience in building IoT businesses and projects, as entrepreneurs, corporate innovators, IoT champions, funders and analysts.

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Our stellar line-up of speakers bring a wealth of experience in IoT business

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

Founder, Designswarm

Alex is an interaction designer, product designer & entrepreneur based in London. She was named 1st in a list of 100 IoT Influencers (Postscapes, 2016), 2nd in Top 100 IoT Thought Leaders (Onalytica, 2014) and in the Top 100 Influencial Tech Women on Twitter (Business Insider, 2014).

Tony Kypreos

CEO, Dupl

Tony is CEO of Dupl, focused on preventative health and fitness. Dupl gives context and empathy to biometric sensor data via communication, content delivery and evidence based sports psychology for sustainable motivation.

Rob Milner

Head of Connectivity, Cambridge Consultants

Rob is Head of Connectivity at Cambridge Consultants, a product development firm and the world’s largest independent wireless development group.

Hugo Fiennes

CEO & Co-Founder, Electric Imp

Hugo Fiennes is CEO and Co-founder of Electric Imp, a global platform provider for secure Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and application middleware.

Pilgrim Beart

Founder, DevicePilot

Pilgrim Beart is CEO of DevicePilot, a service which enables connected-product companies to scale-up quickly without escalating costs by taking care of the management of their devices.

Daniel Clarke

Future Digital Programme Manager, Cambridgeshire County Council

Dan works on the Smart Cambridge programme on behalf of Cambs County Council, Cambridge City Council, South Cambs District Council, University of Cambridge and the Local Enterprise Partnership.

Marie Gilmour

Innovation Programme Manager, Nichols Group

Marie Gilmour is an Innovation Champion with the Nichols Group, an elite company of strategic change specialists, involved in the planning and delivery of the UK’s most complex and iconic projects, such as Crossrail and High Speed 2.

Mike Hogg

Business Unit Leader Embedded and Mobile Systems, Zuhlke

Mike Hogg leads Zuhlke UK’s System Solutions team, which delivers software and hardware for medical devices, industrial systems and the Internet of Things.

Eva Pascoe

Partner, The Retail Practice

Eva studied linguistics, psychology and the ergonomics of computer interaction before co-founding the world’s first Internet Café in 1994 (where David Bowie and Gary Barlow learnt basic Internet skills).

JP Benini

CTO & Founder, Cognitoys

JP is Co-Founder of Elemental Path, making smart toys smarter with CogniToys, shaking up the eLearning and toy markets with the world’s first cognitive toy.
Find out about his experience with crowdfunding – is it a blessing or a curse?

Raph Crouan

CEO, Startupbootcamp IoT

Raph is the Founder & Managing Director of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program. After working in the Telecom industry and  Apple (Head of Strategy & BD), he decided to return to his love of entrepreneurship & innovation-driven companies.

Josh Liu

Director in Management & Entrepreneurship, Koobe Global

Josh Liu used to be an entrepreneur himself and has witnessed the challenges hardware startups are facing first-hand. He joined Koobe Global (a Foxconn affiliated company) in May 2016.