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Navigating the Transition from Service-based to Product-Based Company with Ollie Smeenk, Co-CEO at SODAQ

In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very is joined by Ollie Smeenk, Co-CEO at SODAQ. They talk about how SODAQ is transitioning from being a service-based company to becoming successful as a product-based company. They examine the approaches and challenges involved in shifting to a sustainable IoT company, finding the best use cases that fit its low-power technologies, selecting the best people, and determining the perfect blend of management, sales, and change.

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 Leveraging Digital Technology for Health and Fitness with Florian Sauter, CTO and Co-founder at EGYM

In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, is joined by Florian Sauter, CTO and Co-founder at EGYM. They discuss how EGYM is building what customers want, not what they think they want in the fitness industry. Florian further delves into the idea of smart fitness through digitizing workout equipment, which creates a fully connected and personalized training experience. Florian and Ryan also look into how connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) are revolutionizing the fitness industry and blurring the boundaries between fitness and health.

 

EGYM is a cloud-connected system with headquarters in Germany that combines intelligent software and cutting-edge fitness equipment. Florian, who oversees the business's research and development, attended the TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Proof of Value (PoV) with Paul Glynn, CEO of Davra

In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very is joined by Paul Glynn, CEO of Davra. They discuss proof of value (PoV) as an invaluable indicator of a successful IoT product, not just the proof of concepts of innovative projects, which almost always fails.

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Building Customer-Focused IoT Applications Easier with Charlie Key, Co-founder, and CEO of Losant

In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, is joined by Charlie Key, Co-Founder, and CEO of Losant, an IoT software platform that makes it easy to build and go to market with enterprise IoT products and solutions. 

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Making IoT Economically Viable at Scale

 In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, is joined by Ivo Rook, COO and President at 1NCE. They discuss making IoT economically viable at scale

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Building A Low-cost Satellite IoT Solution

 In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, is joined by Alastair Williamson, CEO of Wyld Networks. They discuss several use cases of low-power IoT sensors and IoT connectivity with satellites.

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Q&A with Rob Tiffany Part 2: Digital Twins, Edge Vs Cloud Computing & Industrial IoT

In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very is joined by Rob Tiffany, Managing Director at Digital Insights, and Bill Flaherty, Director of Hardware Engineering at Very. They discussed the essentiality of digital twin technologies, and how they are evolving to restructure the operations of IIoT to fulfill digital transformation objectives. They investigate how digital twins are gaining traction among industry engineers, researchers, and academics, as well as how they might improve the efficacy, intelligence, and resilience of manufacturing and production systems.

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Digital Twins and IoT for Robotics

 In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, is joined by Kiva Allgood, President, CEO, and Board Member at Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation. They discuss how Sarcos is bringing industrial robotics and exoskeletons to life. They further talk about the role of IoT in product development and how to quickly bring these innovations to market in a way that has the greatest commercial viability.

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Q&A with Rob Tiffany Part 1: 5G, CBRS, Edge, IIoT & Agile

In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very is joined by Rob Tiffany, Managing Director at Digital Insights and Bill Flaherty, Director of Hardware Engineering at Very.


In this Q&A session, they discuss the vast potential of CBRS and Enterprise 5G for industrial innovation in distributed environments. They investigate how much the impact of 5G will be determined by its use cases and degree of relevance, determined by the requirements of an IoT endpoint and application. Because 5G has potential to access more spectrum, it enhances overall bandwidth and allows a large number of IoT devices to connect.

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Managing 250 Million Messages Per Day

 In this episode of Over the Air - IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, is joined by Eric Simone, Founder, and CEO of ClearBlade. They discuss how ClearBlade has evolved to become the industry leader in intelligent assets and Industrial IoT. Eric shares his approach to edge computing (and the value this trend delivers to his customers), partnerships as a growth enabler, and ClearBlade's future vision

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Ollie Smeenk

Co-CEO of SODAQ

Ollie Smeenk was born in the Netherlands and raised in Tanzania. He has installed a large base of weather monitoring stations across Sub-Saharan Africa and is now Co-CEO of IoT hardware company SODAQ. He drives positive impact through physical products and technical innovation, especially by utilizing solar energy harvesting and low-power technology in underdeveloped nations and concentrating on environmental concerns. He believes that humans can live in harmony with each other and nature.

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Florian Sauter

CTO and Co-founder at EGYM

EGYM is a cloud-connected system with headquarters in Germany that combines intelligent software and cutting-edge fitness equipment. Florian, who oversees the business's research and development, attended the TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

g technologies, as well as academic publications. His start-up Cobalt Robotics uses a 5-foot tall mobile robot to offer safety, security, and operational effectiveness for major corporations. 



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Paul Glynn

CEO of Davra

Paul Glynn is the Founder and Managing Director at Symbiote Networks and a Partner at SomeNeck Guitars. Paul grew his previous technology company Crannog Software to $6m+ revenues and successfully sold it to Fluke Networks. He is a 25-year industry veteran and sits on multiple technology boards. As CEO at Davra, Paul is responsible for managing and building partner relationships and strategic customer developments.

Charlie Key

Charlie Key

Co-founder, and CEO of Losant

Charlie has spent his entire career working in the software and technology space. During this time, he started 3 companies and built dozens of software products and enterprise web applications. His expertise includes the Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), SaaS, Business Operations, Data Analysis, Entrepreneurship, and much more. Passionate about building businesses, Charlie spends a great amount of my time advising and investing in startups.

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Ivo Rook

COO and President at 1NCE

Ivo Rook is an expert in IoT and Digital. He is the COO and president of 1NCE, as well as a board member of Global Telecom and Digitize Things.

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Alastair Williamson

CEO of Wyld Networks

Alastair Williamson is CEO of Wyd Networks. His career in the telecommunications industry has spanned over 30 years. 

Rob Tiffany

Rob Tiffany

Founder and Managing Director at Digital Insights

Rob Tiffany is Founder and Managing Director at Digital Insights. Rob served as Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson, driving 5G connection management for IoT devices. Spending most of his career at Microsoft, Rob was Global Technology Lead for the Azure IoT cloud platform and co-authored its reference architecture. Rob is an industry analyst working around wireless communications, IoT, digital twins, etc.

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Kiva Allgood

Kiva Allgood is the President, CEO, and Board Member at Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation

Kiva Allgood is the President, CEO, and Board Member at Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation. Kiva’s recent industry awards include San Diego Business Woman of the Year, RCR Wireless’s Top 50 Industrial Innovators, and Connected World’s Women of M2M.

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Rob Tiffany

Founder and Managing Director at Digital Insights

Rob Tiffany is Founder and Managing Director at Digital Insights. Rob served as Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson, driving 5G connection management for IoT devices. Spending most of his career at Microsoft, Rob was Global Technology Lead for the Azure IoT cloud platform and co-authored its reference architecture. Rob is an industry analyst working around wireless communications, IoT, digital twins, etc. 

Eric Simone

Eric Simone

Founder, and CEO of ClearBlade

Eric was the founder and CTO of Compete Incorporated before selling it to Perficient Inc. (PRFT) in May 2000. Eric formerly held senior engineering, product, and sales positions at IBM and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Eric holds a computer science degree from Purdue University and is a Distinguished alumnus.