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Linux Foundation’s invitation-only event unites business and technical experts to collaborate on technical issues, the business of open source, best practices in collaborative development, and how to grow open source communities.

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Wednesday, February 18 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Panel: The Future of IoT (or Mr. Jevons' Elephant is Knocking at the Door) - Glen Allmendinger, Harbor Research; David Goswick, CEO, HOUZE; Noah Harlan, Founder, Two Bulls; Art Lancster, CTO, Affinegy; Philip DesAutels, The Linux Foundation

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The promise of an Internet of Things has become the reality the connected product. Today there are more things connected to the Internet than there are people on the planet. Awesome, right? In a word, no. We have billions of Internet-connected things, but very few of them connect to each other and even fewer connect to us. That’s a problem. We all want something more. We want an Internet of Everything where every thing is connected and every thing connects. Where things that were silent have a voice. Where APIs compete with dials and buttons for control. Where people compose amazing experiences from the world of things around them. Opportunity is knocking, the question is: Are we ready to open the door and let it in? If we do, we will create unprecedented social and economic opportunity for people, businesses, and communities. In this panel, three dynamic business leaders will discuss the impact of connecting everything on their business and business models, the real challenge of building connected products, and their thoughts on the reality of the open source solution.

Moderators
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Philip A. DesAutels, PhD

Senior Director, Linux Foundation
Philip DesAutels, PhD is the Senior Director of IoT at the Linux Foundation. Philip draws on 25 plus years of diverse technology experience that spans multinationals, startups, NGOs and the Peace Corps to help enable a better world through open software and systems. His PhD looked at the relationship between people and technology and the impact it will have on product as the IoT emerges and grows.

Speakers
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Glen Allmendinger

Founder and President, Harbor Research
Glen is the founder and President of Harbor Research, a strategy consulting and technology  | research firm based in Boulder Colorado and Zurich Switzerland. Glen has been responsible  | for managing Harbor and all of its consulting and research activities since its inception, has co-authored several pio-neering articles on smart systems and services and has spoken at over 100 industry events focused on... Read More →
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David Goswick

CEO, HOUZE
David Goswick is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of HOUZE® Advanced Building Science Inc. He is a 30 year visionary in home building, real estate and technology industries. He has been recognized with over 300 national, regional and local real estate marketing and technology awards. Goswick was the lead marketing advisor for the Federal Government’s Resolution Trust Corporation liquidation of over $30 billion in... Read More →
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Noah Harlan

President, AllSeen Alliance
Noah Harlan is a Founder of Two Bulls, a boutique software development firm specializing in mobile and related infrastructure with offices in New York, Melbourne, and Berlin. Two Bulls is the creator of Higgns, an AllJoyn-based IoT software controller. Noah also serves as Managing Director of Digital Strategy for Sullivan, a brand engagement and strategy firm where he guides digital communications strategies of diverse organizations including... Read More →
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Art Lancaster

CTO, Affinegy
As Co-Founder and CTO of Affinegy, Art Lancaster drives the company’s technology strategy and oversees development of Affinegy’s portfolio of products. Affinegy's software brings together the Internet of Things into a single, converged experience for all connected devices and services. Affinegy’s smart network management solutions automatically provision, configure, and manage the network and devices that are at the heart of new... Read More →


Wednesday February 18, 2015 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Alexander Valley Ballroom

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