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neXt Curve IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Event Review

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neXt Curve's Akshay Sharma provides us with his key takeaways and insights from the IoT Evolution Expo 2018 held in Orlando Florida.

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neXt Curve IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Event Review

  1. 1. Inspiring Our Digital FutureCONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY
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 © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. reThink Webinar Event Review: IoT Evolution Expo 2018 February 2, 2018 Version 1.0
  2. 2. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Introducing neXt Curve Leonard Lee Managing Director & Founder of neXt Curve neXt Curve is a San Diego-based boutique consulting and venture capital focused on advising entrepreneurs, enterprises and governments in the building of a better digital future for all. “We believe that a better future requires the proactive incubation and funding of transformative ideas and the businesses that will make those ideas happen.” An executive consultant with 23-years of experience with leading tech and strategy firms.
  3. 3. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Featured neXt Curve Principal Akshay Sharma Leading Industry Analyst neXt Curve Principal Akshay Sharma  is a Principal analyst and consultant with neXt Curve. He is a renowned industry and technology analyst who specializes in a range of ICT topics such as 5G, SD-WAN, NFV/SDN, mobile and network technologies and telco digital transformation. He serves on the board for several startups that provide innovative digital products and services including streaming video and gaming, CRM, and 5G technologies. Prior to joining neXt Curve as a principal Akshay was a Research Director (analyst) at Gartner, for over a decade, where he gave the Gartner Cool Vendor awards leading to M&A activities of over $2 Billion. He is quoted often in CNN, Bloomberg, and the Wall St. Journal, etc., on next-gen topics. Executive technology consultant and industry analyst with decades of experience with leading tech and strategy firms.
  4. 4. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Featured neXt Curve Principal
  5. 5. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Main Event Miles driven listening to Springsteen and the NFL Conference Finals Number of interactions with companies Speaking event discussing need for Blockchain & 5G Blockchain certification 200 1 40 1
  6. 6. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Research Topics Smart Cities Connected Car Artificial Intelligence/IoT Convergence (Use Cases/Platforms) Mobile Devices Drones & Robotics Network Infrastructure Blockchain and IoT
  7. 7. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Key Takeaways & Insights Akshay’s Top 5 Picks of IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Predictions For 2018 Discussion Agenda 1 2 3
  8. 8. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Topic 1 Key Takeaways & Insights 1
  9. 9. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Key Takeaways from IoT Evolution Expo Blockchain ICO-in-a-Box is real and can introduce new ways of brokering and monetizing bandwidth LORA, NB-IoT, and LP-WAN solutions are compelling substitutes to SigFox SD-WAN with WiFi/LTE is real and ready to support IoT applications IoT Security is more critical now more than ever! Needs HW, SW, and AI/Machine Learning! Blockchain and IoT are converging on the topic of supply chain IoT platforms are for vendors. Time for IoT success stories and delivered value!
  10. 10. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Topic 2 Akshay Top 5 Picks of IoT Evolution Expo 20182
  11. 11. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Picks of IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Akshay 5 Cradlepoint – SD-WAN and IoT products
  12. 12. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Picks of IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Akshay 4 IBM Watson for IoT
  13. 13. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Picks of IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Akshay 3 Telit, Intel and Renesas
  14. 14. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Picks of IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Akshay 2 Grid+ Arbitrage Energy with Blockchain
  15. 15. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Picks of IoT Evolution Expo 2018 Akshay 1 SpectraMesh: Blockchain WiFi Router
  16. 16. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Top 5 Picks 1 2 3 4 5 SpectraMesh Blockchain WiFi Router Grid+, Energy Brokering with Blockchain Telit, Intel, Renesas IBM Watson for IoT Cradlepoint – SD-WAN with IoT
  17. 17. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Topic 3 Predictions For 2018 3
  18. 18. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Predictions For 2018 Blockchain, IoT, ICOs create newer solutions and monetization methods IoT Platforms merge, a new Security IoT “Session Border Controller” AR/VR trials occur with 5G, NB-IoT, Network Slicing on Demand, m-CORD AI/Machine Learning with Behavioral Analytics becomes part of IoT 1 2 3 4 SigFox becomes the WiMAX of 20185
  19. 19. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Where can I find more information? Go to our website at www.next-curve.com Download our reThink research note Set up an inquiry call with neXt Curve
  20. 20. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Follow Us Follow us on www.next-curve.com Twitter: @neXt_Curve Youtube: neXt Curve
  21. 21. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Event Schedule reThink Webinar February 16th 10 AM PST
  22. 22. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Akshay’s Event Schedule Event Review Webinar March 6th 10 AM PST
  23. 23. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. How can neXt Curve help? neXt Curve offers services that can help your team and organization conceptualize and design new products and business models against critical trends in digital technology that will shape the market and competitive landscapes of your industry. neXt Curve works with you through four basic formats that can get our extensive network of executive-level consultants and renowned industry analysts engaged with you in addressing your most critical challenges.
  24. 24. © 2018 neXt Curve and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Contacts Leonard Lee Managing Director neXt Curve leonard.lee@next-curve.com (619) 405-8329 www.next-curve.com
  25. 25. Thank You!

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