aicas 20 Years Digital Roundtable

Agile IoT – From Edge to Cloud

May 6th, 2021 at 13:00/1PM GMT (15:00/3PM CEST) on BrightTALK

aicas asked – IT experts all over the world answered.

aicas wanted to get deeper insights into the importance of IoT market friction issues. The software company held many discussions with customers and just recently ran a market study across different countries and market segments to get some more data on the challenges customers are facing in the edge computing space.

At the end of the one-hour talk, attendees will take home new insights about agile IoT:

        • the future of IoT and the challenges customers face when adopting it
        • main market frictions in edge computing
        • results of aicas’ market research
        • who is afraid of data theft? Is my data safe? What happens on the last mile?
        • insights from top IoT leaders

The Digital Roundtable is aimed at bringing together industry participants, partners, and customers of aicas in the IoT space.

The lead speakers will share their perspectives on the future of the world of IoT and edge computing and engage with participants in a global livestream.


Meet our Speakers and Host

Our Keynote Speaker: Marco Becker

Marco Becker has been working as a Senior Consultant at IDC since 2019. In this position, he mainly deals with the preparation of studies and the implementation of customer projects, for which he is in contact with both providers and user companies. His main focus is on the topics of (I)IoT, cloud, storage and networking technologies. Mr. Becker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Science in Sustainable Economics from the University of Kassel.

Our Speaker: Farid Bichareh

Chair Smart Factory Working Group and Industrial Internet Consortium. Over the past 19 years, Mr. Bichareh worked as a technical lead, program director, business development manager, technology and innovative consultant for several multi-national corporations.

Our Speaker: Kai Hackbarth

Kai Hackbarth is Business Owner Industrial at Bosch.IO. He has more than 20 years of experience as an Evangelist & Product Manager with a focus on IoT middleware and device management in various IoT domains. Kai is among the “Top 100 IIoT Influencers” according to a published report in 2020 by Onalytica.

Our Speaker: Bill O'Such

Connected Industry strategy and corporate development leader with over 21 years of experience in the critical infrastructure device industry. Bill has a deep technical and business background that ranges from running worldwide software development teams to defining the strategy for new digital offerings and portfolio acceleration through M&A and investment. Prior to Momenta Partners, Bill was a senior leader in Strategy and Corporate Development for Wind River Systems working closely with Intel Capital and the Intel IoT Group on Industrial IoT.

Our Speaker: Gonzalo Pérez Rodriguez

During the 1st year of his professional life, Gonzalo worked at a French bank and in bank consultancy. Due to his love for technology he quickly shifted to R&D projects working for Atos, a large ICT company, for 5 years. After that he took a different approach, leaving behind the big companies and working for 3 years as freelancer, supporting local businesses to grow. This led Gonzalo to an opportunity to work for Telefonica, linking startups with corporate business units.

Our Host: Johannes M. Biermann

Johannes M. Biermann is President of aicas GmbH and its US subsidiary aicas America Limited. He previously held leadership roles in both Hewlett Packard, Roseville, California, USA and Böblingen, Germany, as well as at Siemens AG in Munich, Germany. His professional tenure of almost 30 years covers corporate strategy, strategy and organizational change management consulting, product management, marketing, and customer operations.

How to View the Digital Roundtable?

The Roundtable is hosted by our partner BrightTALK.

Just visit and register to view the recorded roundtable!