Crossing the Chasm – Understanding Growth in the Smart Home Workshop

Ayla Networks - Workshop IoT SponsorParks Associates IoT Analyst Team presents research and analysis in this full-day workshop. This special event, sponsored by Ayla Networks, helps smart home players develop strategies to expand IoT awareness and adoption to the mass market. Register Now

Speakers

Mike Buckingham Mike Buckingham, Director Business Development, August Home

Mike Buckingham is the Director of August Pro, a division of August Home Inc dedicated to serving integrators and security dealers in the custom home installation channel. Mike brings more than 15 years experience in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry selling hardware and software solutions, including home automation and control systems.

Prior to August Home, Mike was National Account Manager at Smartlabs, Inc. where he brought the INSTEON home control networking technology to market. He also served as Director of IoT Sales for Candi Controls, a cloud platform provider. Mike holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.


Paul Campbell Paul Campbell, VP & Head, Silicon Valley Innovation Center, Schneider Electric

A serial intrapreneur, Paul Campbell is currently VP of Innovation and Head of Silicon Valley Innovation Center at Schneider Electric, where he is responsible for creating new products, services and businesses for this $30B Paris-based energy tech company.

Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Paul successfully built new businesses that generated billions in revenue for companies like Hewlett-Packard, Philips Electronics, and technology startups in Silicon Valley. Paul’s businesses have developed a stunning portfolio of award-winning products that enabled corporations to enter new markets, generate large new revenue streams and raise their images as innovation and design leaders.

Paul is an advisor to the World Economic Forum, the European Commission and numerous accelerators/incubators around the globe. He lectures at UC-Berkeley, and other bay area universities on the leadership and organizational approaches uniquely necessary for large companies to inject both sustaining and disruptive innovations into their products and services.  


Naveen Chhangani Naveen Chhangani, Senior Director, Product Management for Arlo Smart Home Products and Services, NETGEAR

As Senior Director of Product Management for Arlo Smart Home Products and Services, Naveen leads Strategy, Products and Business Partnership for Arlo Smart Home business at NETGEAR. With more than 15 years of experience in Product Management, Strategy, and business development, Naveen is a business leader specializing in IoT, Access Technology and Internet Service Providers Market. Previously, he has been at various leadership role at NETGEAR, Seagate and Technology Startup.

Naveen holds a Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Engineering in electrical engineering from Amravati University, India, and Business Management from Harvard Business School.


Scott Harkins Scott Harkins, Vice President IoT Partner Programs, Honeywell Connected Home
Twitter ID: @honeywell_home

Scott Harkins is Vice President of Partner Development within Honeywell’s Connected Home & Building organizations. In this role, Scott manages the relationships with technology companies, the developer community & the startup community. The partner development team is responsible for creating consumer value by enabling developers to consume Honeywell’s API for its’ portfolio of cloud connected products.

These partnerships and the associated connected products, including thermostats, security systems, building management systems, create ongoing and unexpected value to consumers and new revenue streams for partners and Honeywell. Honeywell is delivering on the goal to create connected products, utilizing Microsoft’s cloud, that delight consumers with new, rich user experiences.

Scott was formerly, the VP/GM of Honeywell Security Products, Americas, which is a business within the Honeywell Security Group. Scott has extensive experience and knowledge in the connected home and building space. Scott joined the company in 1995, and has held various positions in sales and executive leadership over the past 20 years.

Born and raised in the Philadelphia, PA area, Scott and his wife Lisa and their 2 daughters now live in Louisville, KY.


Scott Hublou Scott Hublou, VP of Global Connected Solutions, Salus

Scott Hublou is currently the VP of Global Connected Services for Salus, an international brand in the home control market. Deployed in 14 countries worldwide, the Salus Connected Home solution is one of the largest international players in the Connected/Smart home industry. Scott is a leading voice in the clean tech and energy industries, through his consumer advocacy in the residential energy efficiency space. He is a frequent speaker on emerging smart grid technologies and the important role that smart homes play in creating a truly efficient energy system. Prior to Salus, Scott was the Founder of EcoFactor, North America’s leading Electric Utility solution Demand Side energy management CEO of Sapria Technology Group, a product strategy-consulting firm with clients including BlueShield, Oracle, Peoplesoft, SAP, and HP. Before heading Sapria, Scott was the CEO of Asimba, a SaaS based business intelligence and CRM solution for the online and brick-n-mortar fitness and nutrition industry. Scott has been a regular guest lecturer at both Stanford and the University of California at Berkeley business schools, sharing his knowledge and expertise on innovative business strategy, business intelligence and SaaS platforms.


Jim Hunter Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist, Greenwave Systems
Twitter ID: @theiotguru

Jim Hunter is the Chief Scientist and Technology Evangelist of Greenwave Systems. He is responsible for oversight of technology, architecture and innovation of the AXON Platform®. As Technology Evangelist, Jim promotes the Greenwave platform and technology message through industry engagement. Prior to joining Greenwave Systems, Jim led Motorola Mobility's (a division of Google) architecture and strategy for driving the future of the smart, simple, connected home. During this time, Jim invented several key patents and served on several patent boards mentoring other inventors. In December 2010, Jim joined Motorola Mobility through the acquisition of 4Home, a company he founded and served as CTO and Chief Architect. Earlier in his career, Jim founded Premise Systems, the first IP-based connected home platform company, which was acquired by Motorola in 2003. Jim's specialties include Software Architecture, User Interface Design and Development and Intellectual Property Development. Jim is a passionate inventor and futurist, inventing a number of patents across a broad spectrum, including data algorithms, user interaction, contextual data and device management. Prior to the advent of the connected home, Jim served in the US Navy as a Nuclear Engineer and Nuclear Certified Instructor.


Tom Kerber Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @TomAKerber
Website: http://www.ParksAssociates.com

Tom leads Parks Associates research in the areas of home controls, energy management, and home networks. Tom authors numerous reports on energy management and home controls covering the evolution of technology, partnership opportunities, and new business models. Tom’s work at Parks Associates includes managing consumer surveys that track trends and market opportunities and enable insightful evidence-based forecasting for energy, security, and home controls. Tom speaks frequently at key industry events, and his views are sought out by national press organizations and publications.

Tom has done extensive consulting with electric utilities operating in a variety of regulator structures and numerous firms within the smart home ecosystem. Recent utility engagements include defining the home area network roadmap for a California IOU, updating the consumer engagement strategy for a traditional vertically integrated IOU, providing consumer and industry analysis to refine EE and DR programs for an IOU in a restructured market, and providing insights on the evolution of the connected home for a large Midwest IOU. Tom has also led projects for many Fortune 500 companies, helping clients refine smart home strategies, develop scenarios of the future of the smart home market, enhance product roadmaps, and refine specific product features.

Prior to working at Parks Associates, Tom worked as director of engineering and director of product management in multiple industries. Tom began his career in the U.S. Navy nuclear power program on submarines. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in systems engineering and a master's in software engineering from the University of Texas.

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Rod McLane Rod McLane, Sr. Director Marketing, Ayla Networks

Rod McLane currently serves as Senior Director of Product Marketing at Ayla Networks. Rod has over 20 years of experience in hightech enterprise marketing with industry-leading companies including Genesys, Amdocs, Aspect Communications and Hitachi. Most recently, Rod was the Director of Solutions Marketing for Genesys, a market-leading provider of contact center solutions, where he was responsible for outbound messaging, positioning and go-to-marketing strategy for the Genesys cloud-based contact center solution suite.'

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Neil Raggio Neil Raggio, Senior Director of the Home Control Product and Business Group, Logitech

Neil Raggio is the Senior Director of the Home Control Group at Logitech. In his role at Logitech, Neil leads up product development and the overall business of the Logitech smart home product line including the Logitech POP Home Switch. Previously, Neil was a marketing director at Dell where he led product strategy and planning for all Dell Chrome products. Prior to his role at Dell, Neil was a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group where he specialized in technology, media and telecommunications and other consumer practice areas. Neil earned his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and his bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the University of Mississippi.


Erik Ramberg Erik Ramberg, Director of Product Management, Business Unit Media, Ericsson

Erik is a seasoned product management and business development executive with over 15 years of experience in the media and technology industry. He is the Director of Product Management for Ericsson MediaFirst TV Platform. In this role, he oversees the product and business strategy of Ericsson’s new cloud TV technology product, working with Tier-1 global operators as they deploy their next-generation cloud-based TV services. He has spoken at shows including TV of Tomorrow and Digital Entertainment World.

Erik joined Ericsson as part of the Mediaroom acquisition from Microsoft. During his 10 year tenure at Microsoft, Erik led various initiatives involving new business opportunities, product management, and product planning of the TV and Media (TVM) organization, including Xbox and Windows Media Center. At Microsoft, Erik managed key operator and consumer electronic partnerships, including Sony, Best Buy, Samsung, Toshiba and Panasonic.

Prior to Microsoft, Erik presided as General Manager and Vice President of MovieBeam, a video-on-demand service started with major investment from the Disney Corporation, specifically its subsidiary Buena Vista Datacasting. Erik’s entertainment and wireless communications industry experience also includes working at Dotcast and Cellnet Data Systems.

Erik received a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Harvey Mudd College.


Brad Russell Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @bradrusselltech
Website: http://www.ParksAssociates.com

Brad Russell explores leading-edge issues in connected consumer electronics, robotics, IoT data privacy and security, and machine vision applications. He has a background in marketing communications, technology startups, and online media. Brad balances the art and science of marketing research to generate insights that lead to more astute business decision making and value-generating practices.

Brad received his BS degree in advertising and marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. He also earned MDiv and DMin degrees from two leading seminaries with concentrations in ethics and cross-cultural leadership.

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Crossing the Chasm – Understanding Growth in the Smart Home Workshop

Ayla Networks - Workshop IoT SponsorParks Associates IoT Analyst Team presents research and analysis in this full-day workshop. This special event, sponsored by Ayla Networks, helps smart home players develop strategies to expand IoT awareness and adoption to the mass market.

Register Now

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