Panel Of Leaders To Discuss "Thoughtful Machines: Thriving In The Internet Of Things"

Mar 18, 2016, 13:18 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to have an impact 5 to 10 times greater than that of the Internet.  There are currently seven connected devices per person on earth, and by 2022, it is estimated that 25 to 50 billion objects will be connected through IoT. The total economic impact estimated to reach $3 to $11 trillion by 2025.

Every day, people turn on their smart phones and find themselves connected to multiple aspects of their personal and business lives, experiencing a taste of IoT.  The IoT is generating opportunities for businesses to provide new services, and disrupt existing industries. Many companies will have a choice: disrupt, or be disrupted.

On March 22, join The Executives' Club as panelists discuss the implications of IoT for their businesses, how they are planning for new capabilities the questions they are asking of their colleagues, and how you should be thinking about the future of IoT within your business.

Event Details
Business Technology Leadership Forum in alignment with the Technology Committee:
Thoughtful Machines: Thriving in the Internet of Things
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
IIT Downtown Campus Auditorium – 565 W. Adams Chicago, IL 60661
Registration and Networking: 5:00 p.m.
Program: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Post-Program Networking: 7:00-7:30 p.m.


  • Claudine Bianchi, CMO, ClickSoftware
  • Dean Crutchfield, CIO, Zebra Technologies
  • Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare
  • Alex Luttschyn, Head of Global Sales, Pivotal Labs and Cloud Native Services, Pivotal Software
  • Rajiv Sivaraman, VP & Head of Plant Security Services, Siemens


  • Kathryn Ross, Managing Director, Accenture

Technology Committee Co-Chairs: Accenture and CDW

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