The Anatomy of a Digital Twin
Due to their capabilities, digital twins are often found at the heart of many IoT platforms. Join Rob Tiffany as he peels back the onion on this powerful technology to show you what they can do and how they can deliver value to your organization.
This talk originally aired on May 7, 2020.
Digital Twins provide a digital representation of physical objects such as people, machines, and environmental systems. Due to their capabilities, digital twins are often found at the heart of many IoT platforms. Join Rob as he peels back the onion on this powerful technology to show you what they can do and how they can deliver value to your organization.
About the Speaker
Rob Tiffany is Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson where he drives strategy and execution at the intersection of 5G, Edge computing and the Internet of Things. He joined Ericsson in 2018 from Enterprise IoT, where was he was Founder and CEO. There he created an Edge computing system powered by Digital Twins that targeted enterprises and industrials. As CTO and Global Product Manager at Hitachi, he received the Presidential “Product of the Year” award for designing the Lumada Industrial IoT platform that landed in Gartner’s “Visionary Quadrant.” Spending most of his career at Microsoft, Rob was the Global Technology Lead for IoT where he incubated the Azure IoT cloud platform and co-authored its reference architecture. Prior to Microsoft, Rob was the Co-Founder of NetPerceptor where he developed one of the industry’s earliest Mobile Device Management (MDM/EMM) platforms for smartphones. A bestselling author and frequent keynote speaker, Rob serves on the boards of SmartCitiesWorld, the Washington State IoT Council & Kapios Health. He’s the Executive Director of the Moab Foundation focused on global sustainability and is routinely ranked as one of the top IoT experts and influencers in the world by Inc Magazine, Onalytica and others. Rob lives in the Seattle area with his wife and three kids where they enjoy outdoor activities in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.