REALISING THE TRUE POTENTIAL OF EDGE FOR ENTERPRISE

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FREE Virtual Event

1,000+ Online Attendees

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40+ Speakers

73% Director Level +

About Edge Computing Expo North America Virtual

The Edge Computing Expo North America, 9-10 February 2021 (MST) is a FREE virtual event and conference consisting of top-level content and thought leadership discussions exploring the Edge Computing ecosystem. 

In a world where speed, connectivity and real-time access to data have become a way of life, edge computing has fast become an essential component of virtually every business’s IT strategy. For forward-thinking and dynamic enterprises, edge computing can enable a significant increase in operational efficiency and automation, while dramatically reducing latency.

Who Attends?

The Edge Computing Expo North America will provide insight and strategies for technology decision makers seeking to explore and evaluate thought-leadership topics and valuable strategies to drive businesses forward.

Over 1,000 attendees are expected to join this digital event including CTO’s, Heads of Innovation and Technology, IT Directors, Telecom Providers, Developers, Start-Up’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Investors, VCs and more.

The online conference is perfect for those technology professionals making investment and strategy decisions, or building and executing pioneering projects within their organisation.

Key Topics

The event will consist of live and on-demand sessions from over 40 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences in the forms of solo presentations, expert panel discussions and in-depth fireside chats.

Attend the event to learn:

The importance of edge computing as a key pillar in a multi-layered and convergent technology strategy

 Business wins enabled by the intelligent edge taken from advanced use cases across multiple industry verticals

 Effective partnership models that will optimise edge computing

 Using AI to increase the performance of edge devices

Creating best practice roadmaps for cloud-to-edge architectures

North America Speakers Include

Zach Shelby

Co-Founder and CEO

Edge Impulse

11:15AM - Day 1

Advances in silicon and deep learning are enabling embedded...

View Keynote: TinyML is making sensor data sexy!

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Pratik Budhdev

Global Investment Director

Volvo Cars Tech Fund

10:30AM - Day 2

Edge computing represents a great opportunity for many participants...

View Panel discussion: Defining Edge For All Stakeholders: Where Is The Value, And What Groundwork Needs To Be Put in?

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Jeff Ready

CEO and co-founder

Scale Computing

10:00AM - Day 2

Edge Computing allows IT leaders to run mission-critical applications...

View Keynote: Edge Computing – What Customers are Doing Today and Will Be Doing Tomorrow

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Shivkumar Krishnan

Global Head of Engineering, Stores Technology

Gap Inc

Wesley Rhodes

VP Research and Development & Tech Transformation

Kroger

Rob High

IBM Fellow, Vice President and CTO

IBM Edge Computing

10:30AM - Day 2

Edge computing represents a great opportunity for many participants...

View Panel discussion: Defining Edge For All Stakeholders: Where Is The Value, And What Groundwork Needs To Be Put in?

10:00AM - Day 1

The edge computing market is quickly shifting from theoretical...

View Keynote: Covid-19’s Impact on the Edge Computing Market

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Terry W. Himes

Mars Odyssey Relay Sequence Team

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Azita Arvani

General Manager

Rakuten Mobile Americas

Nicolas M. Chaillan

HQE, Chief Software Officer

U.S. Air Force

Rob Hornbuckle

CISO

Allegiant

11:15AM - Day 2

This session will cover: ○ Rethinking aviation infrastructure ○...

View Case study: Edge in Aviation

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Siavash Alamouti

EVP, Head of R&D

Wells Fargo

11:45PM - Day 1

Disruptive trends in technology and digital transformation Evolving role...

View Keynote: Applications of Edge Cloud Computing in Banking and Financial Services

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Nancy Ranxing Li, Ph.D

Director of Product - New Growth, Edge Cloud Platforms

Cox Communications

Topics Covered

Importance of
Edge Computing
Intelligent Edge
Use Cases
Effective Partnership
Models
AI To Improve
Performance
Cloud To Edge
Architectures
Best Practices & Case Studies

 

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