Our committee of experts are dedicated to spread the word of the leading IoT event worldwide. Members include industry visionaries, technology experts and executives who are focused on accelerating the awareness and deployment of Internet of Things technologies.
President and Executive Director
IoT Global Head of Sales
Director, Industry Solutions Product Management & IoT Strategy
Head of the Future of Digital Economy and Society
Global Leader, Industrial Products and Construction
Global President & General Manager
IoT/AI Business Acceleration Executive
VP & GM
Prith Banerjee is the Chief Technology Officer of ANSYS where he is responsible for leading the evolution of ANSYS’ Technology strategy and champion the company’s next phase of innovation and growth He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of CUBIC, and Cray, Inc. Previously he used to be Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry. Formerly, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Schneider Electric. Previously, he was Managing Director of Global Technology Research and Development at Accenture. Formerly, he was Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of ABB, a power and automation company in Zurich, Switzerland. Earlier, he was Senior Vice President of Research at HP and Director of HP Labs. Formerly, he was Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Formerly, he was the Walter P. Murphy Professor and Chairman of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northwestern University. Prior to that, he was Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2000, he founded AccelChip, a developer of products for electronic design automation, which was acquired by Xilinx Inc. in 2006. During 2005-2011, he was Founder, Chairman and Chief Scientist of BINACHIP Inc., a developer of products in electronic design automation. He is a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM and IEEE, and a recipient of the 1996 ASEE Terman Award and the 1987 NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award. He received a B.Tech. in electronics engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana.
Roger Bou is the International Innovation Director at Fira de Barcelona, leading the global reference event: IoT Solutions World Congress. Mr. Bou is specialized in the development of new business and marketing strategies, leading change and managing international sales teams.
Dr. Rafael Salmi is Global President and GM of Richardson RFPD (an Arrow Electronics company) a global provider of IoT, RF, Wireless and High-power hardware and software technologies and solutions to industrial markets. Dr Salmi has over 26 years leadership experience in technology.
Rafael is a technology executive with a proven track record of profitable revenue growth and global P&L management. He has solid experience successfully building and transforming organizations, attracting and developing talent, and growing mutually beneficial relationships with customers and suppliers. Having been based in North America, South America, Europe and with extensive time spent in Asia, Rafael is an effective multi-cultural communicator and with a highly proficient understanding of Global Markets.
Rafael is recognized as an inspirational and change leader with a persistent approach to grow revenue. Dr. Salmi published several technology papers and serves in several global technology boards.
Dr. Salmi hold a PhD in Experimental Physics from University Joseph-Fourier, Grenoble and is fluent in English, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese
Satyam Vaghani is VP/GM of IoT and AI at Nutanix. He leads product strategy, engineering, and GTM for an edge computing stack and IoT application platform that enables analytics, machine learning, and seamless deployment of code and movement of data across edge and cloud. Prior to Nutanix, he was co-founder and CTO at PernixData, which grew to 2 shipping product lines, 200 employees, and 800 customers worldwide before acquisition. He started his career as an early engineer at VMware and went on to become Principal Engineer and Storage CTO. Satyam has authored 50+ issued patents, co-authored T10 and IETF protocol specifications, and has been a regular speaker at VMworld, .NEXT and other forums. Satyam received his MS in CS from Stanford and Bachelors in CS from BITS Pilani.