How IoT Ties Together Municipal Services
11:00 AM EST
Municipal managers are integrating mobility, energy, pollution control, building maintenance and more. Municipalities and Institutions are adopting Smart City programs because of their many benefits. Connected cities projects are rolling out all over the world and will allow cities to easily disperse parking information, emergency preparedness, video surveillance, smart street lights and retail/event promotions and more. In this webinar we will use case studies to discuss the many aspects of Smart Cities and what the future holds.
Alex Chau, Principal Analyst, Machina Research
Alex Chau has 20 years of experience working across the Mobile industry; he has held various appointments in Motorola, Sunday Communication Limited, Gartner, UTStarcom, Inc., and IDC. Alex's expertise in mobile and telecommunication marketplace included technology planning, technology assessment, business plan development, Go to market strategy, network optimization, implementation of mobile solutions and project management of complex mobile/fixed network.
Prior to joining Machina Research, Alex was an Associate Director at IDC Asia/Pacific where he was responsible for both Mobile & Wireless Consulting Projects and IDC's various syndicated research products covering mobile and wireless technologies. His research expertise includes mobile cellular, wireless broadband, mobile services, wireless infrastructure and advanced wireless technologies.
Based in Hong Kong, Alex speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese and holds a B.E. from the University of New South Wales.
Ed Davalos, Director, Industrial Internet of Things, Smart Grid / Cities, AT&T
Ed Davalos is the Lead of Product Marketing Smart Grid / Utility solutions for AT&T Advanced Business Solutions. His organization is responsible for the development and implementation of Internet of Things industry solutions which focus on levering AT&T's core network and application portfolio for the Utility vertical markets.
His current work involves ensuring the delivery of solutions that meet the industry's expanded needs for Grid Modernization including, M2M smart grid wireless, hosted managed services, secure critical communication and workforce transformation solutions.
Ed brings more than 25 years of experience in the utility, education, healthcare and federal, state and local market segments. He has held a variety of leadership positions in sales, marketing, product management and operations with Schlumberger, Motorola, Nextel and Sprint before AT&T Mobility.
He currently is a member of Technology Association of Georgia and previously served as co-chair of the Homeland Security Working Group at the Georgia Electronic Commerce Associations.
Ed holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Maryville College along with graduate work from East Tennessee State University. He also enjoys running marathons.
Scott McCarley, Senior Director of Solution Management, ThingWorx, a PTC Business
Scott McCarley is Senior Director of Solution Management at ThingWorx, a PTC Business, where he is focused on enabling customers to leverage the Internet of Things to deliver new value and transform the way they create, operate and service products. He has responsibility for the leadership of market analysis, solution definition, and go-to-market activities for ThingWorx Smart, Connected Product offerings. For the past 5 years, Scott has worked with leading manufacturers to help elevate their product development, service and supply chain management capabilities. Scott has over 15 years of management experience with enterprise software companies in roles ranging from software development to marketing. Scott holds a M.B.A in Marketing and Strategy from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.A. in Biology from Colby College.