ZEDEDA Announces Final Keynote and Speaker Lineup for ZEDEDA Transform Conference

  • Free two-day online event brings together experts from across the edge computing and IoT landscape
  • Thought leadership panels and industry-specific solutions presented by leading organizations such as Amazon Web Services, Dell Technologies, Google, Honeywell, HPE, Intel, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, PTC, Rockwell Automation, Schlumberger, Siemens and VMware
  • Featured executive, analyst and influencer speakers include Christian Renaud (451 Research), Chantal Polsonetti and Harry Forbes (ARC Advisory Group), Stephanie Atkinson (Compass Intelligence), Don DeLoach (Rocket Wagon Venture Studios), Stacey Higginbotham (Stacey on IoT), Ken Forster (Momenta Partners), Leonard Lee (NeXtCurve), Laurie McCabe (SMB Group), Gary Mintchell (The Manufacturing Connection) and Rob Tiffany (Ericsson)


SAN JOSE, Calif.--()--ZEDEDA, the leader in orchestration for the distributed edge, today announced the final round of featured speakers and keynotes for the second edition of ZEDEDA Transform, its industry conference that draws experts from across the edge computing and IoT landscape to discuss today’s trends, challenges and opportunities.

The free, two-day online event will be held August 18-19 and is open to the public. Along with sessions covering many of the latest innovations in edge computing, IoT, AI, 5G and security, ZEDEDA Transform has added a second day dedicated to developers. That track will focus on navigating the complex hardware and software landscape at the edge, emphasizing the importance of open source collaboration.

Dates and times for all of the sessions and keynotes are available online. Participants can join for any combination of 40-minute sessions throughout the day and register for free at any time. The full agenda is available here.

The opening keynote, “Is the Edge Really Eating the Cloud?”, will feature ZEDEDA Founder and CEO Said Ouissal in a panel discussion along with Tony Shakib, GM Azure IoT, Microsoft; Muneyb Minhazuddin, VP Edge Computing, VMware; and Keith Basil, VP Cloud Native Infrastructure, SUSE. Moderator Christian Renaud, Research Director for IoT at 451 Research, will lead a discussion of key industry trends and challenge the panelists to debunk some common myths about the future of computing.

“We’ve put together an impressive array of expertise from executives, analysts and influencers across edge computing and IoT,” said Ouissal, who also closes out the Day 1 sessions with a fireside chat with Pierluca Chiodelli, VP Engineering Technologies, Edge Computing Offers, Strategy and Execution, Dell Technologies. “This will be a valuable event for anyone interested in edge computing.”

Day 1 of Transform is organized into four breakout tracks following the opening session: Edge Orchestration in the Real World, Vertical Trends (which covers energy, manufacturing, retail and more), Tech Trends and Business Considerations.

Joining ZEDEDA are leading technology providers Advantech, Agora, Amazon Web Services, Arm, Arrow Electronics, Cognizant, Dell Technologies, Dianomic, Google, HARMON, Honeywell, HPE, Intel, Ingram Micro, The IOTA Foundation, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, Nozomi Networks, PTC, Rockwell Automation, SAS, Siemens, SUSE, VMware and more to discuss solutions on building automation, energy, manufacturing, oil and gas, and retail. Additional thought leadership panels will cover edge AI, 5G, security, data trust, the state of the stack, ecosystem development, TCO for edge solutions, and more.

Day 2’s dedicated developer track features speakers from Equinix Metal, iPXE, JFrog, CESMII, The Eclipse Foundation, The Linux Foundation, The Open Group’s OSDU Forum, and others.

For more information about ZEDEDA and Transform, visit zededa.com.


ZEDEDA, the leader in orchestration for the distributed edge, delivers visibility, control and security for edge computing deployments. ZEDEDA enables customers the freedom of deploying and managing any app on any hardware​ ​at scale​ ​and connecting to any cloud or on-premises systems. Distributed edge solutions require a diverse mix of technologies and domain expertise, and ZEDEDA provides customers with an open, vendor-agnostic orchestration framework that breaks down silos and provides the needed agility and futureproofing as they evolve their connected operations. Customers can now seamlessly orchestrate intelligent applications at the distributed edge to gain access to critical insights, make real-time decisions and maximize operational efficiency. ZEDEDA is a venture-backed Silicon Valley company, headquartered in San Jose, CA, with teams based in Bangalore and Pune, India and Berlin, Germany. For more information, contact info@zededa.com.


Ethan Parker