5G Connectivity for IoT
August 22, 2019
5G IoT: the "Highway" for AI Applications
Industrial autonomous vehicles, smart in-home appliances, and robotics are areas where AI is being broadly deployed today, while newer applications like key-fob security and facial-recognition technology threaten to become ubiquitous. These applications share one thing in common – they generate huge amounts of data with incumbent requirements for latency, coverage, and more. 5G networks will be one cornerstone in the proliferation of AI, and this webinar will illustrate how 5G supports AI, provide examples of the latest applications, and give an update on the state of "5G Readiness" at major telcos.
Ludovico Fassati, Head of Vodafone IOT Americas, Vodafone
Ludovico joined Vodafone in August 2014 thanks to the acquisition of Cobra Automotive Technologies. Ludovico is now leading Vodafone IOT business in the Americas based out of the New York City office. Before this he was heading Vodafone IoT Vertical Market Development with responsibility for driving new business, new technologies (as NBIOT and IOT Satellite) and developing vertical industries such as smart metering, home automation, industrial equipment and m-health.
Prior to joining Vodafone, Ludovico was the CEO of Cobra Telematics (now Vodafone Telematics) leading 450 employees in 7 different countries. Ludovico started his career in the Private Equity industry in Italy and in the UK leading investments in different sectors such as logistics, luxury goods, gaming, renewable energies and food.
Ludovico holds a degree in economics and financial institutions from Università L. Bocconi of Milan (Italy). As well as his native Italian, he is fluent in English and French.
Raphaël Glatt, Head of Signalling & Roaming Platforms, BICS
Over 20 years experience in the the Telecommunication industry in sales, presales, business development, project and product management.
Currently worldwide responsible for managing the P&L, commercial strategy and the portfolio of the Signalling & Roaming Business Unit.
Having a Master degree in Telecommunication Civil Engineering and speaking over 4 languages, He has worked in different fields in the telecommunication industry such as Transmission (Alcatel), Mobile (Proximus), Handsets (Dangaard telecom), Value Added Services (Roamware) and Signalling & Roaming (BICS).
He is now heading all Signalling, 5G, Big Data and Roaming initiatives within BICS.
Scott Nelson, Vice President of Product, Digi International
Mr. Nelson joined Digi in October 2017 as Vice President of Product and is responsible for directing the company’s vision, strategy, and product roadmaps in collaboration with Research and Development, Sales, and Operations. Mr. Nelson was most recently Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at SkyWater Technology Foundry, where he led strategy, growth, and new-offering development. As CEO and CTO of Reuleaux Technology, LLC, Mr. Nelson advised companies on strategies and new-business development in IoT markets. Previously, Mr. Nelson spent more than 15 years with Logic PD, ultimately rising to CTO and Executive Vice President of Enterprise Growth.