NFC, Wearables, iBeacons, and Smart “Things”are just some of the IoT solutions driving current innovation; changing how businesses operate and people


Alan Swain
VP, Technology & Operations at Wavefront

As VP of Technology & Operations at Wavefront, Alan is charged with ensuring that he and his team provides all of its partners and audiences with current and relevant technical expertise on the wireless sector in Canada and around the globe. He brings over 25 years of intensive technical experience, to this role, having worked with some iconic innovators in the wireless world.
Lisa Thomas
Sr. Manager, Solution Partnership Team M2M/IoT at Rogers

Lisa Thomas is the Senior Manager of the Solution Partnership Team M2M/IoT within Rogers Enterprise Business Unit. Managing a team of Partner Managers across Canada whose primary responsibility is to identify, negotiate, and manage the business relationships with M2M Companies, System Integrators, and Master Service Contractors that support the delivery of Rogers extensive suite of M2M services.


Larry Zibrik
VP, Market Development at Sierra Wireless

Larry Zibrik is the Vice President of Market Development for Sierra Wireless, responsible for developing key ecosystem relationships with mobile network operators, silicon providers and solution partners. During his time at Sierra Wireless, Larry has been responsible for developing the company’s embedded modules business in both PC OEM and broadband M2M markets. Prior to joining Sierra Wireless, Larry gained extensive experience with wireless data and M2M through twelve years at Motorola Inc., where he managed the Embedded Module portfolio globally for Motorola’s Wireless Data Group.


Stan Gray
VP, World Wide PCOEM Sales at Sierra Wireless

Stan Gray is the Vice President of World Wide PCOEM Sales for Sierra Wireless. Stan and his team have built the PCOEM segment into a successful enterprise within Sierra delivering value added solutions to key tier-1 and tier-2 PC manufacturers. During his time at Sierra Wireless, Stan has been responsible for sales to the PCOEM, M2M, automotive and e-reader segments in addition to the carrier channel. Prior to joining Sierra Wireless, Stan was the Director of Marketing and Sales for the Toughbook computing business at Panasonic Canada where he was responsible for the successful growth of the wireless rugged mobile computing segment.


Ravin Singh
Strategy & Business Development at Deutsche Telekom

Ravin Singh is a seasoned mobile industry executive with a focus on Business Development and Strategy for developing products and partnerships with innovative companies that facilitate better connected consumer experiences. At Deutsche Telekom (DT), Ravin leads the initiatives on key partnerships across the span of categories including Entertainment, Commerce, Wearables and other next-gen technologies and services. The aim is to align with DT’s vision of “Winning With Partners” and introduce compelling products and services to DT’s customers in Europe.


Niclas Andersson
Director Sales North America, M2M Competence Center, Deutsche Telekom

Niclas has 15 years experience in IT/TC solutions and has with great success been responsible for business development and partnering in hardware, communication and service solutions in International environments. For the past 5 years Niclas has in various senior positions been responsible for developing M2M solutions and relationships with a primary focus on the US market. Since May 2013 Niclas has served as Director Sales North America for Deutsche Telekom’s Machine-to-Machine Competence Center (M2M CC) where he is responsible for building and managing the sales and business development efforts within M2M Solutions for the Deutsche Telekom Group on the North American market.


If your company builds or implements IoT solutions, you need to attend this event.

What you’ll learn:

– How to access the resources available in Canada to build and launch your IoT solution

– How to choose the best global markets for your solution;

– What hurdles to be aware of and how you effectively work through them.


Bringing an IoT product to global markets or rolling out an IoT solution across
your multi-national enterprise brings unprecedented challenges and significant opportunities.

Developments in IoT represented a $26 billion opportunity that Canadian
business missed out on in 2013.

But, have you thought about:

– Global partners required to distribute, enable, and deploy?

– Legal considerations?

– Forward and reverse logistics when things break?

– Regulatory approvals and certifications required in each region?

– Global SIMs, SIM management, and billing (if required)?


20 Queen Street 3rd floor
Montréal QC H3C 2M7

Parking with fee at:
75 Queen Street
Montréal QC H3C 2N6


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Free entrance, please note registration is mandatory

Lunch, snacks & a 5@7 cocktail, are on us !