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IoT in the Real World: Latest Business Use Cases and Technical Challenges
September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
IoT has moved out of the “hype cycle” of technology futurists into real world business to business and consumer-oriented use cases. Come hear about everyday uses of IoT, as well as how the ever-evolving challenges of security, connectivity, data analysis and “ROI” are being addressed.
Kacie Lett, Moderator, Vice President of Strategy at 352 Inc. – 352 Inc. is an innovation and growth company headquartered in Midtown Atlanta. Working across Fortune 500 and Global 1000 brands, 352 helps companies do better business through Design Thinking, human-centered practices, Agile development and growth strategy. Kacie also co-founded the 700+ member Atlanta- based innovation community, Enterprise Entrepreneurship, and the online publication, EnterpriseInnovation.com. Kacie has graduated with a MA from Elon University, and a BA in Communication and Spanish from Virginia Tech.
Mallie Preston, Global Practice Director IoT for AT&T – AT&T’s IoT Solutions group is a global facing practice that seeks to help customers leveraging AT&T’s 16 plus years of IoT & M2M solution and deployment best practices. Mallie is responsible for overseeing IoT go-to-market execution across AT&T’s largest enterprise Fortune 1000 customer set within the AT&T IoT Solutions Group whose mission is to help clients realize their connected product and digital transformation vision through a combination of consulting, design & implementation resources that provides a true IoT end-to-end solution on a global scale. Mallie joined the Atlanta Technology Professional (ATP) Board in 2015 and currently serves as their Director of Thought Leadership. He also serves as the Board Liaison on behalf of the AT&T’s IOT Solutions Group at Georgia Tech. Mallie studied Computer Information Systems at the Georgia Institute of Technology and resides in Atlanta, GA.
Vikram Dhawan, Sr. Director Product Management LexisNexis –Vikram is a technology entrepreneur and investor. Seasoned professional in the fields of Big data, Analytics, Identity and Fraud. Currently working as Sr. Director of Product Management for Identity and Fraud at LexisNexis RISK solutions. He is passionate about new technology and its impacts on society from new innovations. He started his career as a technologist and holds an MBA from University of Georgia Terry College of Business.