Why You Should Attend

Microsoft is doubling down on IoT, and recently announced a $5B IoT investment that will enable you to drive more customer value and profitability to your bottom line. Attending this event will show you how you can leverage this investment and Microsoft's partner ecosystem to drive new IoT growth opportunities for your business.

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October 25, 2018
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great American Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Who Should Attend?

Business and Technical decision makers with an interest in gaining more insights into the latest topics around IoT business transformation, and innovations in IoT security, the intelligent edge, IoT cognitive services, hybrid cloud, and leveraging IoT solution accelerators to build scalable repeatable solutions. By attending, you'll gain actionable insights, deepen partnerships, and unlock the transformative potential of intelligent edge and intelligent cloud solutions. This event will also be a great opportunity to meet and collaborate with Microsoft's customer and partner ecosystem.


Rodney Clark
Vice President, IoT and Mixed Reality Sales, Microsoft
Michael Kuptz
GM America Device Experiences - IoT, Microsoft
Carl Coken
GM, IoT - Partner Devices and Solutions, Microsoft
Sarah Maston
Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
Tony Shakib
IoT/AI Business Acceleration Executive – Microsoft Azure IoT, Microsoft
Andrew Smith
Senior Director, Strategy & Operations, IoT Device Experience at Microsoft, Microsoft
Michelle Kositch
Americas Azure IoT Co-Sell Lead, Microsoft
Kunal Pole
Global Black Belt - Azure IoT at Microsoft, Microsoft


Executive Keynote
Rodney Clark Vice President Strategy & Sales Microsoft IoT
9:00 - 9:30AM

This session will outline what Microsoft’s $5B investment in IoT means for your IoT business vision.

Intelligent Edge and Intelligent Cloud
Sam George GM IoT R&D, Microsoft
9:30 - 10:00AM

The holy grail of IoT is the ability to easily distribute intelligence between cloud and devices (the edge). Discover how edge innovations will help you find and certify secure edge hardware, monetize edge modules, and build edge-enabled IoT solutions.

Addressing the Challenges of IoT Security with Azure Sphere
Galen Hunt Managing Director AI & Research, Microsoft
10:00 - 10:30AM

This session provides an overview of Azure Sphere’s unique security capabilities so that you can reimagine your business, drive innovation and delight customers.

Morning Break
10:30 - 11:00AM
Building Intelligent Edge Solutions with Microsoft IoT and other Technology Programs
Carl Coken GM IoT Solutions, Microsoft
Sarah Maston Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
11:00 - 11:45AM

This session will showcase how Distributors, SIs and OEMs are working together to design, build and deploy scalable repeatable solutions leveraging innovations in Vision, Voice, IoT Edge and Cognitive Services to enhance IoT solutons.

The 4 Steps of Digital Transformation
TBA Senior Director Strategy & Operations, Microsoft (Participating partners to be announced shortly)
11:45 - 12:30PM

Learn how to develop profitable, sustainable and scalable IoT business models by leveraging solution accelerators, designed to minimize the complexity of building and taking to market transformative innovations in the energy, smart building and home, healthcare, retail, security and surveillance and transport and logistics sectors.

Partner Case Study
(Participating partners to be announced shortly)
12:30 - 1:00PM

Learn the top tips and tricks (and pitfalls to avoid) when selling an IoT project to your customers.

1:00 - 2:00PM
Transforming Your Business
Optional Track 1
2:00 - 4:30PM

We examine different approaches to partnerships that deliver ecosystem success through the design, build and scale of repeatable IoT solutions with Microsoft.

Building Your Intelligent Edge
Optional Track 2
2:00 - 4:30PM

We dive into recent Microsoft IoT Product innovations, from intelligent edge to intelligent cloud, and advancements in AI that create new reference architecture opportunities. Experience connecting trigger devices like buttons, lightbulbs, sound sensors, industrial wearables and an AI camera to Azure Hub and Azure Central.

IoT in a Day with Azure IoT Central
Optional Track 3
2:00 - 4:30PM

Azure IoT Central lowers the barrier to entry to IoT, unlocking new business opportunities and new customer types. Discover how easy it is to build an IoT application stepping through an IoT Central lab. Learn about IoT in a Day “Event in a Box” to drive your IoT business.

Partner-Customer Matchmaking
Available throughout day

Use our online Matchmaking Tool to meet partners and customers who are looking for new partnership opportunities to design, build and deploy new IoT solutions.

Sponsor Partner Solution Showcase
Available throughout day

Explore our Partner IoT Solution Showcase that will demonstrate the strength in innovation the Microsoft IoT Partner ecosystem is driving in key verticals in collaboration with Microsoft partner ecosystem.

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