Chief IoT Technologist, Deloitte Digital
Robert Schmid, Deloitte Digital Chief IoT Technologist, aka 'Mr.IoT,' is a pragmatically audacious executive with creative thinking grounded in fundamentals, pushing honed tech innovation for business impact. As the founder and leader of the Internet of Things (IoT) practice at Deloitte Digital, Robert has deep passion and experience in all things digital - IoT, wearables, social, mobile, and cloud computing - in order to deliver business value. At Deloitte Digital, Robert works with clients on IoT strategy, pilots and implementations, creating value in an exploding, new and challenging area. Prior to Deloitte, Robert was the CEO and Founder of cloudbase, a value-based consulting business focused on digital and tech strategy and implementation, and the Chief Information Officer for Activision Blizzard, the world’s largest third-party video game publisher.
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Editor-In-Chief, Wired Magazine
Nicholas Thompson is an American journalist and editor, currently the editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine. Before that, Thompson was a journalist at The New Yorker magazine, where he was the editor of newyorker.com.
Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Aneesh Paul Chopra is an American executive who served as the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States. He was appointed in 2009 by President Barack Obama and was at the White House through 2012.
Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code
Reshma Saujani is an American lawyer and politician. She is the founder of the tech organization Girls Who Code. She was previously the Deputy Public Advocate at the Office of the New York City Public Advocate.
President & CEO, PTC
Jim Heppelmann is the president and chief executive officer of PTC, responsible for driving the company’s global business strategy and operations. He also serves on PTC’s Board of Directors.
Bestselling Author and Director at MIT
Erik Brynjolfsson is Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Professor at MIT Sloan School, and Research Associate at NBER. His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital commerce, and intangible assets.