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Ericsson D-15 IoT Studio team

Ericsson D-15 IoT Studio is where the Internet of Things come to life at Ericsson in Silicon Valley. It combines the latest 5G connectivity, IoT hardware, software and analytics, lab space, plus business and technical experts to co-create compelling solutions that move the needle. In addition to being a place for events and meetups, it’s also the perfect space for developers and startups to come to work on the next big thing in IoT.

Watch Shannon Lucas, Head of Emerging Business Global Customer Unit, share a behind-the-scenes look at the technology and expertise powering the Ericsson D-15 IoT Studio.

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How it works

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1. Dare creatively

Embracing a start-up approach, our team of seasoned IoT product managers, business modeling pros, engineers, and designers work with you to accelerate ideas from concept to minimum viable product (MVP).

2. Design jointly

Together with our team experts, you can refine challenges in user-centric workshops designed to understand the needs of your end user. Rapid prototyping drives development, leveraging lo-fi sketches and cardboard mock-ups to create early-stage models.

3. Deliver completely

After extensive testing and user-driven iteration, we work collectively within our ecosystem, to develop the commercial possibilities of the MVP and build strategies on how to bring it to market.

Daniel Elizalde

Daniel Elizalde

Vice President for IoT North America

Daniel Elizalde heads the Ericsson IoT studio in Silicon Valley. He has over 18 years of experience managing the lifecycle of IoT products in many industries, including manufacturing, automotive and renewable energy. Before joining Ericsson, Daniel worked as an IoT product coach helping Executives and Product Leaders develop a successful IoT product strategy. Daniel has trained over 1,200 professionals around the world on his approach to IoT strategy and he teaches IoT strategy and product management at Stanford University.

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Bryan Halvenstein

Bryan Havenstein

Bryan is new to the IoT world and recently joined the team as a server/cloud native developer. He has been part of Ericsson since 1998, having held many varying roles including software developer, tester, project manager, and architect. He has worked in several locations and units in the US and Sweden and comes to the IoT Studio from the Ericsson Cloud Manager development team, where he worked as platform architect. He has high interest in streamlining build and deployment chains and continuous integration design, implementation and process as well as working toward fully virtualized, cloud-native software, which he is looking forward to applying to Ericsson's IoT products and solutions.

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Douglas Boling

Douglas Boling

Doug joins Ericsson with 25 years of experience in the IoT space as a consultant, speaker and author. He has worked a number of companies in the IoT space such as Microsoft, Rockwell, HP, FedEx, Agilent and Motorola. His book, "Programming Microsoft Windows CE" was published by Microsoft Press in four editions. Before his work in IoT, Doug was a contributing editor to PC Magazine and Microsoft's MSDN Magazine as well as an engineer at IBM where he worked on everything from personal computer software to combat systems for nuclear submarines. When not working, Doug loves to swim, bike and downhill ski.

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