2016 - Users Conference - San Francisco
Part 1 – The Industrial Internet of Things: Extending the Edge and Collaborating with Business Partners
This two-part track will examine and discuss the disruptions and opportunities that the edge (IIoT) and operational data exchanges in the cloud (the Community System) represent. In Part 1, moderator Peggy Smedley will facilitate a fireside chat with Executive Leaders focused on industrial, utility and equipment vendor use cases.
Key Discussion Topics:
- What is the role ofIIoT in industrial and utility environments?
- How do enterprises, industry and utilities leverage the sharing of their data to drive new applications, innovations and economic development?
- How doesIIoT and a "Service Economy" enable equipment manufacturers and service providers?
- How does the Community System enable industrial and utility users to collaborate with academia and directed research?
- What key functions should be done at the edge?
- What functions should be done in the cloud?
Speakers: Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, CEO & Founder, OSIsoft Kiva Allgood, Vice President Intelligent Solutions - IIoT and Smart Cities, Qualcomm Patrick Lee, Vice President - Major Project Controls, Sempra Energy Terri Lewis, Solutions & Technology Director, Caterpillar.
Connected World Magazine
Peggy Smedley is an internationally known speaker and highly respected personality in the media world, educating businesses and consumers on the latest technological advances shaping everyday lives.
An outspoken advocate and supporter of connected devices and M2M technology, Peggy is the quick-witted host of The Peggy Smedley Show, the editorial director of Connected World magazine and its sister publication Constructech, as well as the president of Specialty Publishing Co.
Based in the Chicago area, Peggy is a renowned author and an award-winning editor, having earned numerous honors for editorial excellence. She has also been a guest on television business and news programs and has been a voice on many national commercially syndicated radio shows.
J. Patrick Kennedy
Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy is the CEO and majority owner of OSIsoft. Under Dr. Kennedy's visionary leadership, the company has grown from a small software startup in 1980 to a highly profitable global corporation. Prior to founding the company, Dr. Kennedy worked as a research engineer for Shell Development Company and as an applications consultant for Taylor Instrument Company.
Dr. Kennedy attended the University of Kansas where he earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. A registered professional engineer in control systems engineering, he holds a patent on a catalytic reformer control system. He co-authored a chapter of the book ""Planning, Scheduling and Control Integration in the Process Industries,"" C. Edward Bodington, ed. (McGraw-Hill Co., 1995), and is the author of numerous papers.
Kiva Alllgood is Vice President of Business Development for Smart Cities and Industrial IOT at Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, Inc. As the global business lead for Qualcomm’s Smart Cities initiative, Allgood helps strategic partners and cities build long term connectivity plans and strategies that help improve the livability, sustainability and connectivity fabric for its citizens. This includes providing critical insight into Qualcomm’s entire product, software and services portfolio.
Before joining Qualcomm, Allgood ran a startup focused on delivering high quality headphones and hearing devices to special needs children and adults. Prior to the startup Allgood held executive positions at Motorola and GE. Most recently she was the General Manager for NA Retail and MVNO Sales at Motorola’s Handset Division in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to this role she held executive management roles in Global Product Management and Operations.
Allgood holds board seats on CleanTech San Diego and Teen Volunteers in Action.
Allgood holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University and an MBA from Kellogg. She lives in San Diego, CA with her husband and two sons. She is an avid skier, sailor and loves to read.
Patrick Lee supports the Sempra Energy family of companies in the US, Mexico and South America by providing oversight and governance for large construction projects, including the standardization of processes, controls and reporting.
In his previous roles, Patrick has been SVP for Customer Service for Innovation and Strategy at SoCal Gas, VP at Sunrise Powerlink, and VP at Sempra Energy Generation.
Patrick holds a BS degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from San Diego State University, and a Masters degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Sacramento State University.
Terri Lewis is the Director of Technology & Solutions of the Energy and Transportation Divisions at Caterpillar. She is responsible for the strategy development and implementation of a technology enabled services & solutions business for Caterpillar's Energy and Power Systems divisions. She has specialized throughout her career in business strategy, development and planning, sustainability, condition monitoring and electrical engineering. Terri studied Electrical Engineering at Kansas State University, has an MBA from Emlyon Business School. Terri hails from Peoria, Illinois, and her interests include triathlons, endurance running, biking.