June 18, 2018

Worximity will be at the McRock Capital IIoT Symposium this Wednesday June 20th

Worximity will attend McRock Capital IIoT Symposium in Montreal on June 20, 2018.

Worximity will be at the McRock Capital IIoT Symposium this Wednesday June 20th

The Digital Industrial Revolution is underway and every industry and industrial company is being impacted by the new competitive forces of the IoT. Join the discussion with senior executives from the largest industrial and technology companies, alongside savvy investors, and agile and innovative private companies at McRock's 7th Annual IIoT Symposium.  

 Here is the program of the event:

9:00 am: Event Kick-off & Opening Remarks

  • Scott McDonald, Co-founder & Managing Partner, McRock Capital
  • Whitney Rockley, Co-founder & Managing Partner, McRock Capital
  • Michael Denham, President and CEO, Business Development Bank of Canada

9:15 am IIoT Titan - Building the Internet of Things – Change as the New Status Quo

Maciej Kranz, IoT Guru, best selling author, VP of Corporate Strategic Innovation, Cisco Systems


9:45 am IIoT Investor Huddle - A Conversation on Global Investment Trends

  • Whitney Rockley, Managing Partner, McRock Capital
  • Amit Chaturvedy, IoT Lead, Cisco Investments
  • Christina Bechhold Russ, Principal, Samsung NEXT Ventures
  • Senia Rapisarda, Managing Director, HarbourVest Canada
  • Dr. Yvonne Lutsch, Investment Principal, Robert Bosch Venture Capital
  • Frank Andrasco, Director, Next47

10:15 am The Smart City – A Global Race to Digital Urbanization

  • Scott McDonald, Managing Partner, McRock Capital
  • Dan Riegel, Principal Software Engineer, Sidewalk Labs
  • Kurtis McBride, Co-founder and CEO, Miovision
  • Ignasi Vilajosana, Co-founder and CEO, WorldSensing
  • Ian Slesser, Director of Product Management, Confirm & Vertical Solutions, Pitney Bowes

10:45 am Networking Break– Speed Pitching


11:15 am Autonomous Systems Talking to Connected Cities

  • Jeremy Gilman, Principal, McRock Capital
  • Brian Lowry, Investment Manager, Caterpillar Ventures
  • Allan Benchetrit, Founder and CEO, Algolux
  • Jason Nolte, Investment Manager, GM Ventures

11:45 am Lunch Break


1:00 pm M&A Momentum – Strategic Acquisitions to Accelerate Market Leadership 

David Kalez, Managing Director, KeyBanc Capital Market Technology Group

1:30 pm The AspenTech Story

Antonio Pietri, President & CEO, AspenTech

2:00 pm BASF’s Journey towards Industry 4.0 – Securing the Digital Transformation

Markus Solibieda, Managing Director, BASF Ventures

2:15 pm Networking Break – Speed Pitching

2:45 pm Artificial Intelligence – Your Next Boss May Be An Algorithm

  • Frederic Bastien, Co-founder, President & CEO, mnubo - Moderator
  • Helen Kontozopoulos, Director, U of T Department of Computer Science Innovation Lab
  • Cameron Schuler, Chief Commercialization Officer & VP Industrial Innovation, Vector Institute
  • JS Cournoyer, Co-founder, Element AI, Partner, Real Ventures
  • Zare’ Baghdasarian, Co-founder and CEO, Avata Intelligence
  • Hassan Murad, Co-founder and CEO, Intuitive AI

3:15 pm The TIBCO Road to IIoT

Shawn Rogers, Senior Director of Analytics Strategy, TIBCO

3:45 pm Power of Grit - CIBC

Michael “Pinball” Clemons, Vice-Chairman, Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League

4:30 pm McRock IIoT Awards

Worximity is nominated for IIoT Entrepreneur of the Year

4:55 pm Symposium Recap

5:00 pm TIBCO Cocktail Reception & Door Prizes


Tous les détails ici - https://www.mcrockcapital.com/iiot-symposium.html

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