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Techweek TV: Internet of Things - Are we ready for this continued change?

Get a grasp on the evolution, impact and future of Internet of Things. Also hear from two Kiwi AgriTech companies in this space.

What's it all about?

IoT refers to the billions of smart sensor devices collecting data around the world. Connected to the internet, the data collected has all sorts of uses from real time air and water quality monitoring, to traffic safety and management.

This panel discussion takes a deep dive into what IoT is, and examines the vast potential impacts this exciting resource is set to have in the future. Watch as we present some use cases already making a hugely positive impact.

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Nationwide Webcast

Thursday 23 May
11:00am - 11:55am

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Nicolas Erdody

Founder & CEO, Open Parallel

With a background in engineering, maths, high-tech and venture capital, Nicolás spent decades building tech startups. Since 2011 leads Open Parallel's participation at the Square Kilometre Array radio-telescope (SKA) -the largest IT project globally, working in OS and cybersecurity for the Science Data Processor. He organises Multicore World -the most respected IT conference in the South Pacific. An experienced speaker, Nicolás presented in five continents about the transformational effects of high-tech. Nicolás holds a Master of Entrepreneurship from Otago University, lives in Oamaru and can ask for a beer in five human languages.

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John Enlow

Chief Product Officer, TracMap

John is the Chief Product Officer at TracMap, leading the company's product development for both hardware and software solutions used across the world. John has always loved technology, programming and building circuits since he was six years old. He has created startups, been a University lecturer, built technology for medical education and research, and most recently has focused on innovation in AgriTech for the last two years.

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Brandon Van Blerk

CEO, Tether

Brandon is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Tether, a Kiwi start-up created to help solve the problems we face with unhealthy living, learning and working environments and energy inefficient buildings.

Brandon’s entrepreneurial journey began in 2002 when he started the first tuck shop in his boarding school which allowed the purchase of goods on credit. Since then he has started a conference venue and restaurant as well as founding the first ever Bitcoin payment gateway in New Zealand.

Brandon has a passion for impacting people’s lives positively and a vision to do so through technology.

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