Ask the IoT Experts

August 17th, 2017

Starts: 2:00 pm

Ends: 3:00 pm

Local Time: Eastern

Location: Online

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McKinsey predicts that the economic impact of the Internet of Things on product makers, factories, and other complex systems will reach $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. To join in this potential revenue, organizations will need to transform the way they compete and work. Join our panel-style webcast to learn more about the IoT phenomenon from trends to use cases and hot topics. Executives from PTC, and our guest Janeiro Digital, will present and then take questions from our live audience. Don’t miss your chance to interact in real time with these IoT experts!

Meet our Speakers

Justin BinghamJustin Bingham, CTO at Janeiro Digital
Justin oversees both the Technology and Creative divisions at Janeiro Digital, where he pioneered the RADD methodology. He is also responsible for vision and strategy around Janeiro’s own technology initiatives, including the XFORM platform. His background includes nearly two decades of experience building sophisticated technology solutions and bringing them to market. He is fluent in numerous programming languages, has extensive knowledge of enterprise application architecture, network infrastructure and protocols, distributed systems, and large scale data processing. He also invented one of the first systems to passively detect and identify sophisticated covert channels over a network.

When he’s not in the office, or hanging out with his wife and daughter, you can find him in remote places across the country coaxing his Jeep over the hardest and most extreme off-road terrain he can find.

Leslie PaulsonLeslie Paulson, DVP and GM of Market Insights & Solutions Group at PTC
Leslie is currently the Division Vice President and General Manager of PTC’s Market Insights & Solutions group with responsibilities for understanding the industrial uses for the Internet of Things and how to leverage PTCs differentiated software solutions to bring value to those markets.

Previously, Leslie retired from Caterpillar, Inc. after 29 years of service. Most recently, she served as General Manager within Caterpillar’s Industry Solutions, Components & Distribution Division with responsibilities for the division’s Industry Solutions group which includes Defense & Federal Products, Caterpillar Defense Products (UK), Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Solutions, and Caterpillar Safety Services.

Leslie is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in mechanical engineering and also a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Bradley University. She is also a graduate of Caterpillar’s Executive Leadership Program Digging Deep with Stanford University. She and her husband have four children, and are active in the community, schools and church. Leslie is an avid cook and has 4 ovens in her kitchen, one in her basement and one outside!

Headshot: Joe BironJoe Biron, CTO, IoT at PTC
Joe is an experienced technology executive with a passion for imagining and implementing technology solutions for the grand challenges that businesses face. In his career he has been a software engineer, technology consultant, chief architect, product strategist, and team leader. For the past decade he had the good fortune to be part of the Internet of Things revolution, particularly the Industrial IoT, and looks forward to the stunning paradigm shift that is happening now!

Joe joined PTC with the acquisition of Axeda in August of 2014. As part of the PTC Office of the CTO, he looks after the intersection of our customer solutions, platforms, and the opportunities that the Internet of Things bring.

Jeff KushmerekModerator – Jeff Kushmerek, Managing Director at Janeiro Digital
Jeff Kushmerek is a Managing Director for Janiero Digital, responsible for partnering with customers to help enable transformations for their organizations. For the past 20 years, Jeff has helped companies and executives in technology-driven industries transform their competencies to deliver results. His specialty is aligning business strategy with technology.

Prior to joining Janeiro Digital, Jeff ran the Professional Services team for Virgin Pulse. Jeff was also the Vice President of Professional Services for Brightcove for several years, where he grew the team from 4 to 25 and helped architect video solutions for media giants such as Vevo, AOL, AMC, and Viacom. Prior to Brightcove, Jeff was at Endeca, overseeing successful ecommerce projects for IBM, Lowes, Office Depot, and QVC.

When Jeff is not in the office, he is a soccer dad proficient at putting on tea parties with his three daughters.