Internet of Things (or more commonly, IoT) is a tech sector that has been around since the 90's and describes the interconnected world of devices such as machines, sensors, cars, and power plants that enable smart and real-time decision making and data collecting.
In this showcase event, we’ll share the work we are doing in this evolving IoT space. Hear first-hand from our customers (DataCol Group) and Head of IoT, Scott Pollard on how we’re working together to deliver innovative IoT products into market.
We will also take this opportunity to share a bit about Vodafone xone – our accelerator and innovation lab, and what it means to disrupt a business from within.
In 2009, Bruce led the company in developing its water and effluent compliance services to the AgriTech sector with M2M and IoT technologies. This area has provided strong growth for the company and offers a number of exciting opportunities going forward both locally and overseas.
Kevin Park is Vodafone's xone Manager, responsible for “combining Vodafone’s capability with the vision of each individual company to identify and unlock commercial opportunities.” He has supported and advised in over 200 technology startups and is an investor in a number of Kiwi Startups.
Scott Pollard leads Vodafone New Zealand’s Internet of Things line of business. Scott has experience in operations, marketing and sales leadership across large organisations in the retail, telecommunications, financial services and energy sectors.