Joe Barkai is a recognized industry analyst, strategy adviser, blogger, and published author. He focuses on researching, forecasting, and the strategic application of technology to drive innovation, competitiveness, and business processes excellence. With years of experience helping organizations across multiple industries chart product and market strategies, Joe offers a unique ability to “connect the dots” and articulate the business value of emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and machine learning. In his book The Outcome Economy: How the Industrial Internet of Things is Changing Every Business, Joe explores the impact of the Industrial Internet of Things on manufacturing companies and discusses product innovation and operation in an always-connected world. Joe is the Chairman of the Automotive IoT Program at SAE, the world’s largest organization of automotive engineers, working on emerging technologies and business models in connected cars, autonomous driving, and mobility of the future.