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Tom Hunt, CEO of WindSpring, will be speaking on a panel during the IoT DevCon showin Santa Clara, Calif., May 25-26. The panel, titled “Pulling IoT Solutions Development Out of DIY Thinking,” will feature Paul Teich, principal analyst with Tirias Research, as the moderator, and executives from WindSpring, Ayla Networks, ARM’s mbed and Dell.

As a 30+ year veteran of technology, Hunt has considerable experience in mobile, wireless, IoT, M2M, data compression, and software technologies and markets. His company, WindSpring, announced earlier this month its SpringBoard suite of IoT tools, designed to accelerate development and enable cost-effective solutions for IoT deployments. The IoT DevCon show is designed specifically for IoT product developers and managers.

IoT DevCon
Panel Title: “Pulling IoT Solutions Development Out of DIY Thinking”
When: Thursday, May 26, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, Calif.
Who: Panel moderator is Paul Teich, Tirias Research
Panelists include:

  • Tom Hunt, CEO, WindSpring Inc.
  • Zach Shelby, Vice President of Marketing, ARM mbed
  • Mark Wright, Director of Partnerships and Evangelism, Ayla Networks
  • Raja Tamilarasan, Product Technologist Consultant – Internet of Things (IoT) and OEM Solutions at Dell

What: Customization is different than building everything from scratch for each new DIY project. You are a market domain expert. How do you approach IoT product development without burying yourself in technology and certification choices that are not your domain expertise? When was the last time you assembled a mission-critical PC yourself? The last time your company wrote its own CRM system? This panel will discuss the pros and cons of IoTifying everyday appliances vertically from scratch vs. leveraging horizontal development partners.

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