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Top Benefits of Agile Development for IoT

In this video, Very's founder Ben Wald breaks down the pros and cons of using an Agile development methodology for IoT projects.

This talk originally aired on May 7, 2020.

 

About the Speaker

As the Founder and Head of Client Strategy at Very, Ben Wald has helped lead over 250 product launches in the last decade.

Ben guides our growing team of more than 50 engineers, designers, and data scientists in understanding our clients' challenges and building custom IoT solutions.

Ben believes in the power of using tech to make a positive impact in the world, though he's aware that aligning social impact with capitalism is never an easy marriage. He makes it his goal to find common ground between the two and align efforts through hard work, dedication, intention, and constant attention.

Before founding Very in 2011, Ben served as the executive director at Ashoka Changemakers, where he spearheaded the software development of a suite of products to connect social entrepreneurs with global resources. During Ben’s early career, he also co-founded two successful startups. His first endeavor was an online education software company that secured more than $5+ million in seed capital, was later acquired by eCampus, and resulted in Ben being named as one of Businessweek's Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs. He also co-founded LookSharp, which secured $10+ in venture financing and was acquired by WayUp in 2017. As the Founder and Head of Client Strategy at Very, Ben has helped lead over 250 product launches in the last decade.