Digital Industry veteran building ‘connected’ products, services, and businesses for over 30 years with senior leadership roles at ThingWorx, Syngenta, Coca-Cola and Philip Morris. He founded Momenta Partners and several industrial automation companies. Ken resides in Switzerland and maintains an office in the 'cloud'.
Alon’s background is in Canadian telecom and ICT industry market research and consulting. His prior experience has helped him develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies and solutions. His problem-solving capabilities, writing prowess, and industry knowledge help him provide impactful trend analyses and insights. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Alon is currently based in New York City.
With extensive experience in executive management and technical leadership, Jim has held positions in areas of networking, IT systems management, and pervasive computing. He has a wealth of knowledge in IoT solution development including device connectivity, data collection, cognitive analytics, digital twin, and machine learning. He was most recently Distinguished Engineer and CTO for IBM’s Watson IoT Platform and is an IBM master inventor holding over 60 patents.
A corporate transactional attorney with substantial legal experience in general corporate law, transactions, M&A, JVs
Connected Industry strategy and corporate development leader with over 20 years of experience in the critical infrastructure device industry. Bill has a deep technical and business background that ranges from running worldwide software development teams to defining the strategy for new digital offerings and portfolio acceleration through M&A and investment. Recently, Bill was a senior leader in Strategy and Corporate Development for Wind River Systems working closely with Intel Capital and the Intel IoT Group on Industrial IoT.
Investor, operator, and entrepreneur with 15+ years’ experience in venture capital, business management, and investments. Ben combines expertise from investing in both private and public markets, owning and managing a precision manufacturing business, and as startup CFO. He has worked with clients in 35+ countries and all segments of the corporate hierarchy. Most recently Ben was a VC Investor at Venture University.
With a developed knowledge of interpersonal communications and years of customer service experience, Sarah is a goal oriented and determined intern. She has a passion for marketing that has stemmed from her eleven years in the food service industry. She provides support to the Marketing team while continuing to learn and strengthen her skills while based in New Hampshire.
Venture and startup professional with experience investing in remote connectivity, distributed energy, mobile payments and blockchain technology. Lee was most recently Principal at Reflective Ventures where he was responsible for full-lifecycle investing in early stage companies. He also has a wealth of experience in operational roles.
Bringing over 15 years of experience successfully sourcing dynamic talent through innovative and traditional methods, Laura is up for the challenge of any search. Understanding the unique requirements each client brings to the search allows her to provide highly focused support that builds long-term value and lasting relationships. Laura’s connected-technology recruiting experience extends across a wide range of industries that include aerospace/defense, automotive, consumer goods, energy, and logistics/transportation.
Inquisitive business leader and strategist with a passion for discovering ways that Digital can solve everyday problems and transform business models for Industrial products, services and operations. As CEO/COO/CxO he has scaled multiple startup and growth stage Technology companies. An executive trusted advisor, Doug has helped over 100 enterprises navigate their automation, IT and Digital transformation. He works out of the SF Bay Area and maintains strong ecosystem connections into the new IoT and AI technologies coming to market.
Kit has distinguished himself as a skilled search professional with a particularly impressive track record of recruiting C-suite, VP and Director-level executives for complex, multi-stakeholder environments. Kit previously worked at Boyden, prior to that he was the head of research at Beeley and Co.
Originally from the UK, Kit now resides in Orange County area with his family.
Wendy brings more than 20 years of experience in various corporate roles with Starbucks Coffee Company and Merrill Lynch including recruiting, call center operations management, and administrative/project management. Wendy has also managed a personal portfolio of residential real estate properties. She is dedicated to delivering exceptional service and high levels of performance with a proven ability to leverage extensive client service, management, and administrative skills to exceed business goals and metrics.
Digital Industry is built into Leif’s DNA. He began his career deploying first generation digital control systems and managing automation project teams. After 14 years as a practitioner he joined AMR Research (now Gartner) to advise industry executives on technology trends and their business impact. For the past 21 years he has worn many hats in his mission to help industry leaders, including business executives, CIOs, CTOs, and, more recently, CDOs achieve increasingly high levels of business performance and resilience.