KR-IoT Summit-Speakers

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KC Liu  |  Advantech

Chairman

K.C. Liu founded Advantech in 1983 and has been the Chairman ever since. From 2013 until now Advantech was recognized as a Top 10 Taiwan Global Brand by the prestigious brand-consulting firm Interbrand.
Advantech is a leader in providing trusted, innovative, embedded and automation products and solutions; offering comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, and global logistics support through its extensive global network.

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KC Liu  |  Advantech

Chairman

K.C. Liu founded Advantech in 1983 and has been the Chairman ever since. From 2013 until now Advantech was recognized as a Top 10 Taiwan Global Brand by the prestigious brand-consulting firm Interbrand.
Advantech is a leader in providing trusted, innovative, embedded and automation products and solutions; offering comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, and global logistics support through its extensive global network.

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Dr. Allan Yang  |  Advantech

Chief Technology Officer

Joined Advantech in Feb. 2014, Allan believes that the next big wave of Information and Communication Technology lies in Internet of Things, in which all industrial and business segments adopt connectivity and intelligences in ways that are yet to be fully exploited. Allan expects to solidly implement Advantech’s innovation platform to induce more creative service-ready solutions, and speed up solutions development pace helped by robust corporate technical foundation services and efficient solutions development processes.

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Dr. Allan Yang  |  Advantech

Chief Technology Officer

Joined Advantech in Feb. 2014, Allan believes that the next big wave of Information and Communication Technology lies in Internet of Things, in which all industrial and business segments adopt connectivity and intelligences in ways that are yet to be fully exploited. Allan expects to solidly implement Advantech’s innovation platform to induce more creative service-ready solutions, and speed up solutions development pace helped by robust corporate technical foundation services and efficient solutions development processes.

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Jonathan Ballon  |  Intel

Vice President, Internet of Things Group

General Manager, Vision Markets & Channels

Jonathan Ballon is vice president in the Internet of Things Group (IOTG) and general manager of the Vision, Markets and Channels division at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for a global team chartered with driving and accelerating innovation and growth in various market segments. His team is a pioneer in artificial intelligence and deep learning applications with computer vision capabilities, supported by software tools & a robust ecosystem. Additionally, he leads the IoT channel routes-to-market and is responsible for Intel’s China engineering teams and business. Jonathan is passionate about the application of technology towards our environment, human productivity, safety, education, health and longevity.

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Jonathan Ballon  |  Intel

Vice President, Internet of Things Group

General Manager, Vision Markets & Channels

Jonathan Ballon is vice president in the Internet of Things Group (IOTG) and general manager of the Vision, Markets and Channels division at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for a global team chartered with driving and accelerating innovation and growth in various market segments. His team is a pioneer in artificial intelligence and deep learning applications with computer vision capabilities, supported by software tools & a robust ecosystem. Additionally, he leads the IoT channel routes-to-market and is responsible for Intel’s China engineering teams and business. Jonathan is passionate about the application of technology towards our environment, human productivity, safety, education, health and longevity.

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Dipesh Patel  |  ARM

President, IoT Services Group

Dipesh is the President of IoT Services Group at Arm. Prior to this, he served as the EVP Incubation Businesses responsible for development of new businesses to create solutions to enable the Internet of Things. He was previously EVP Technical Operations, responsible for Arm's infrastructure used for IP development. Before this role he was general manager of the physical design group. Dipesh joined Arm in 1997 and has held senior management positions working primarily in System on Chip (SoC) related activities including vice president of technology for physical IP and director of research.

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Dipesh Patel  |  ARM

President, IoT Services Group

Dipesh is the President of IoT Services Group at Arm. Prior to this, he served as the EVP Incubation Businesses responsible for development of new businesses to create solutions to enable the Internet of Things. He was previously EVP Technical Operations, responsible for Arm's infrastructure used for IP development. Before this role he was general manager of the physical design group. Dipesh joined Arm in 1997 and has held senior management positions working primarily in System on Chip (SoC) related activities including vice president of technology for physical IP and director of research.

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Ken Sun │ Microsoft Taiwan

General Manager

A 17-year business professional with passion leading sales and marketing, developing partners, and building operational teams in delivering long-term growth and profitability for employees, partners and customers. Extensive experience in the field of test and measurement, industrial automation, energy management, consumer electronics, semiconductor in Asia working in multi-national organizations. Talent themes that describe me: Achiever, Activator, Learner, Maximizer, and Competition.

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Ken Sun │ Microsoft Taiwan

General Manager

A 17-year business professional with passion leading sales and marketing, developing partners, and building operational teams in delivering long-term growth and profitability for employees, partners and customers. Extensive experience in the field of test and measurement, industrial automation, energy management, consumer electronics, semiconductor in Asia working in multi-national organizations. Talent themes that describe me: Achiever, Activator, Learner, Maximizer, and Competition.

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Alfee Lee│Fujitsu Asia

CTO, Head of Digital Innovation Center

Alfee’s key missions are to Develop Fujitsu Regional Digital initiatives such as SMART Plant, Cities, Workplace, by integrating ICT solutions, Industrial solutions and Design Thinking approach to offer customer a suite of offerings base on their needs for Digital Transformation. He also work with Fujitsu Lab to develop further product offering to the Asia market.

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Alfee Lee│Fujitsu Asia

CTO, Head of Digital Innovation Center

Alfee’s key missions are to Develop Fujitsu Regional Digital initiatives such as SMART Plant, Cities, Workplace, by integrating ICT solutions, Industrial solutions and Design Thinking approach to offer customer a suite of offerings base on their needs for Digital Transformation. He also work with Fujitsu Lab to develop further product offering to the Asia market.

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Nicole Denil │Microsoft 

GM, Global Channels for IOT

Nicole has been with Microsoft for 14 years, and has held positions across Latin America, Cloud and Enterprise, OEM,. Prior to IoT, she was the Devices Sales Director for Latin America. She was a pioneer in launching Azure in the Americas for DX and EPG. She also was the co-founder and VP of Sales and Marketing at Sitemasher, a cloud-based CMS (content management system later acquired by Salesforce). Prior to joining Microsoft, Nicole served Rockwell’s Automation and Software divisions for 10 years. Nicole tallies more than 24 years of experience in high-tech and international business and has an Master’s Degree in International Business.

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Nicole Denil │Microsoft 

GM, Global Channels for IOT

Nicole has been with Microsoft for 14 years, and has held positions across Latin America, Cloud and Enterprise, OEM,. Prior to IoT, she was the Devices Sales Director for Latin America. She was a pioneer in launching Azure in the Americas for DX and EPG. She also was the co-founder and VP of Sales and Marketing at Sitemasher, a cloud-based CMS (content management system later acquired by Salesforce). Prior to joining Microsoft, Nicole served Rockwell’s Automation and Software divisions for 10 years. Nicole tallies more than 24 years of experience in high-tech and international business and has an Master’s Degree in International Business.

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Reenita Das │ Frost & Sullivan

Partner, Senior Vice President, Transformational Healthcare

Reenita Das is an industry expert with +25 years of healthcare marketing and consulting experience which include engaging with global clients and startups to develop and implement growth strategies. She is a passionate visionary, futurist, innovator and thought leader working towards changing healthcare. Das currently serves as Transformational Health Partner and Senior Vice President and is the first woman Partner at Frost & Sullivan.

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Reenita Das │ Frost & Sullivan

Partner, Senior Vice President, Transformational Healthcare

Reenita Das is an industry expert with +25 years of healthcare marketing and consulting experience which include engaging with global clients and startups to develop and implement growth strategies. She is a passionate visionary, futurist, innovator and thought leader working towards changing healthcare. Das currently serves as Transformational Health Partner and Senior Vice President and is the first woman Partner at Frost & Sullivan.