Vice President for IoT North America at Ericsson
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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Global Product Director, Transportation and AI at Intel
Soledad is Product Director for Intelligent Transportation in the Internet of Things Group at Intel. With more than 15 years of experience in the industry defining new markets and innovative products with cutting edge technology, she is responsible for the segment strategy and product line definition, working with partners in the ecosystem to evolve and transform mobility with the power of artificial intelligence and IOT. Her work is oriented to improve the life of people in the cities, starting with transportation systems, digital fleets and intelligent infrastructure.
Before IoT, Soledad was a Product Manager in True Key, an innovative identity solution that she grew to 2M users. She also worked building the start of the technology we use every day to communicate over the Internet and to talk to friends using our phones and PCs in companies like Nimbuzz and Motorola. Her motto is to improve the life of people around the world with new technology.
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Industry Analyst & Founding Partner at Kaleido Insights
Jessica Groopman is Founding Partner & Industry Analyst at Kaleido Insights, a boutique research and advisory firm specializing in emerging technologies. Jessica leads the automation practice, conducts research on product, service, and process automation driven by artificial intelligence, IoT, and blockchain, and specializes inuser experience and data integrity. She has been principal analyst with Tracticawhere she contributed to their automation and robotics practice, research director with Harbor Research, industry analyst with Altimeter Group, among other research firms. Jessica is a keynote speaker at emerging technology industry events, and frequent contributor to blogs, books, and/media outlets. She has also served as contributing member of the International IoT Council, the IEEE’s Internet of Things Group, IoT Guru Network, and FC Business Intelligence’s IoT Nexus Advisory Board. Jessica was also included in Onalytica’s list of the 100 Most Influential Thought Leaders in IoT.Before she worked in business and technology research, Jessica’s research experience was basedmostly in academic anthropological fieldwork, specifically in ethnographic, linguistic, and archaeological research both in the United States and abroad.
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Managing Director at Accenture Labs
Teresa Tung is a Managing Director in Accenture Labs responsible for its global Software & Platforms R&D group whose projects include semantic modeling, edge analytics, and robotics. Teresa leads her team in evaluating best-of-breed next-generation software architecture solutions from industry, start-ups and academia for relevance to Accenture and its clients, then building experimental prototypes and delivering pioneering pilot projects.
Accenture’s most active inventor with over 150 patents filed or granted, Teresa has had several leadership roles in her career with Accenture. In previous roles, she led Accenture Labs research and development activities for Cloud, Big Data, the Internet of Things and APIs, creating a wide range of key assets that are still in use across Accenture and with clients today.
Teresa holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley. She is based in Accenture’s San Francisco Innovation Hub.
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