Internet of Things World Announces New Speakers from Macy’s, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, John Deere, Lyft, PG&E and Schneider Electric

Internet of Things World, Apps World, Future Connected Cars and Wearable World Congress to Be Co-located in Silicon Valley for the First Time

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--Internet of Things World, the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event, today announced new industry leading speakers including executives from Hitachi Americas, ADT, Schneider Electric, John Deere, PG&E, Microsoft and Lyft. Newly added sponsors and exhibitors include Cisco, SAP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and Silver Spring Networks. This is the first year that Internet of Things World will be co-located with Apps World North America, Future Connected Cars and Wearable World Congress. The conference will be held May 10-12 in the heart of Silicon Valley at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Newly added conference speakers include:

  • Terry Lundgren, CEO, Macy’s
  • Jack Domme, CEO, Hitachi Americas
  • Arthur Orduña, Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, ADT
  • Prith Banerjee, CTO, Schneider Electric
  • Lane Arthur, Director of Information Solutions, John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group
  • Annabel R. Chang, Director of Policy, Lyft
  • Karen Austin, SVP, CIO, PG&E
  • Jason Johnson, Founder & CEO, August
  • Terry Nadeau, Global VP Procurement, Johnson Controls

New sponsors/exhibitors include:

  • Cisco
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • SAP
  • PTC
  • Silver Spring Networks
  • Arrow Electronics

“From connected farming to smart home security to next generation energy systems, we are covering the gamut of the IoT industry at this year’s conference,” said Gavin Whitechurch, Founder of Internet of Things World. “As new industries have embraced the IoT, the depth and breadth of our topics and speakers have more than doubled since last year. Whether we’re talking about making payments through your car, or healthcare sensors that will literally save lives, the IoT is on its way to affecting the quality of life for almost every person on the planet. At the conference we’re going to see some of the world’s largest companies sit next to the hottest startups and work together to plan the future of our connected world.”

Speaker Quotes:

“The Internet of Things is bringing rapid change to the home security and automation market, providing opportunities to satisfy customer demand for convenience and safety by integrating an array of popular devices within the home,” said Kathleen McLean, SVP & CIO at ADT. “At ADT, security is what we do. We help consumers embrace connected home devices so that a smart home remains a safe home. As technologies and products develop, ADT considers them in order to address new security threats. Internet of Things World is the top IoT event, and I’m looking forward to sharing ADT’s proven experience while learning the latest global advancements.”

“The Internet of Things revolution is centered around developing intelligent machines for the future, and that’s exactly what we do at John Deere for the agriculture industry,” said Lane Arthur, Director of Information Solutions at John Deere & Company, Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG). “Farmers are constantly dealing with variables that have a direct impact on their business such as weather, land and input costs so we’ve developed data-driven solutions that enable them to seamlessly connect insights to action and make their operations more profitable and productive. We’re looking forward to sharing what we’ve learned at Internet of Things World and continuing to drive awareness to the power of big data and analytics for the industry.”

“At Schneider Electric, we believe that the acceleration of IoT, especially in the industrial world, is the catalyst behind IT and OT convergence,” said Prith Banerjee, CTO of Schneider Electric. “IoT is the fuel for innovation, new value and an open ecosystem of partnership. Ultimately we are leveraging IoT to deliver new value, transform our customer offer in a digital and connected way, both on premise and in the cloud. We see events like the Internet of Things World 2016 Conference as a strategic opportunity to advance the awareness of IoT as a strategic business driver of energy and automation innovation and outcome-based services, bringing efficiency, sustainability, safety and reliability.”

Sponsor/Exhibitor Quotes:

“In a fragmented ecosystem, collaboration across the industry is critical to realizing the true value from the IoT,” said Nigel Upton, director and general manager, IoT, Communications & Media Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “Internet of Things World is the leading IoT conference and HPE looks forward to participating to help address connectivity and information exchange challenges across devices and applications to help organizations seize the enormous opportunity of the IoT.”

"IoT World is a great opportunity for SIGFOX to meet with customers and partners as we continue to expand our North American network," said Allen Proithis, President of SIGFOX North America. "As the world’s leading IoT communications service provider, IoT World provides us with a platform to share how we are giving a "voice" to billions of connected things currently unserved by traditional wireless technologies."

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About Internet of Things World

Internet of Things World 2016 is the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event with over 10,000 attendees, 350+ industry thought leaders and 200+ exhibitors. With a focus this year on monetizing the IoT revolution through bringing together ecosystem-wide attendees, stakeholders and investors, Internet of Things World provides a unique opportunity to meet key players within the marketplace.

With a comprehensive conference agenda covering everything from manufacturing to smart cities, connected cars, the smart home, healthcare, energy & agriculture, supply chain & logistics plus much more, Internet of Things World 2016 boasts the most comprehensive IoT agenda in the marketplace. In addition to conference passes this year, the event will also offer free exhibition only passes for those wishing to browse the expo hall, allowing visitor’s access to selected summits and the exhibition floor for networking and meeting news suppliers.

For more information about the show or to register for a pass that suits your needs, visit


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Release Summary

Internet Of Things World Announces New Speakers From Macy’s, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, John Deere, Lyft, PG&E and Schneider Electric



Karbo Communications for IoT World
Cameron Smead, 925-785-7872
Julie Karbo, 415-255-6505