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Fog World Congress Keynote Faculty Runs Deep on IoT Expertise

By Ken Briodagh October 26, 2017

The OpenFog Consortium and the IEEE Communications Society recently announced the Fog World Congress, a multi-day conference and exhibition on fog computing and networking, which will take place October 30 to November 1 at the Santa Clara Marriott, in California.

The Keynote faculty features nearly 30 leaders in the fields of 5G, IoT and AI, across several key vertical markets. They will educate attendees on everything from the leading edge of academic research around fog and edge computing, to the real-world executions that are shaping how the IoT is using this critical technology. 

Event Details
What: Fog World Congress 2017
When: Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2017
Where: Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, California


For more information on the event, and to register, click here.


Keynote Sessions:

Dr. Alicia Abella
Vice President - Advanced Technology Realization, AT&T Services, Inc.

Helder Antunes
Chairman, OpenFog Consortium

Abhi Arunachalam
Vice President, Battery Ventures

Robert Bohn
Cloud Computing Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Mung Chiang
The John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering, Purdue University

Aykut Dengi
Director, Internet of Things Collaboratory, Arizona State University

Michael Dolbec
Managing Director, Venture Capital and Corporate Business Development, GE Capital

Robert Fish
VP of Industry and Standards, IEEE Communication Society, Dept. of Computer Science, Princeton University

Alexander Gelman, Ph. D.
Chairman, Standardization Program Development Board, IEEE Communication Society

Bert G. Kaminski, Esq.
Chief Commercial Counsel, GE Digital

Latha Kant
Chief Scientist & Director, Vencore Labs, Inc.

Maciej Kranz
Vice President, Strategic Innovation, Cisco Systems

Mike Krell
Head of IoT Strategy, James Brehm & Associates

Sandip Kundu
Program Director, Division of Computer Network Systems; Directorate of Computer and
Information Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation

Edy Liongosari
Chief Research Scientist and Managing Director, Accenture

Amir Nayyerhabibi
Partner, BGV

Lin Nease
Chief Technologist of IoT, HPE

Seval Oz
CEO, Aurima Inc.

Christian Renaud
Research Director, Internet of Things, 451 Research

Hilton Romanski
SVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Cisco Systems

Jasmine Shih
Managing Director, Golden Seed

Nurit Sprecher
Outgoing and Founding Chair, ETSI MEC

Steve Vandris
OpenFog Board of Directors & Director of IOT and 5G Solutions, Datacenter Network Solutions Group, Intel

Dr. May Wang
Co-founder and CTO, ZingBox

Jim White
Distinguished Engineer, CTO Office, Dell, Technical Steering Committee, EdgeX Foundry

Yang Yang
Professor, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT)

Dr. Tao Zhang
Co-Founder and Board Director, OpenFog Consortium | CIO and Board Governor, IEEE Communications Society


Ken Briodagh is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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