StartSmart is a MIT Enterprise Forum signature conference offering a range of different activities, networking opportunities, intimate engagements that serve technology entrepreneurs to succeed faster & smarter. StartSmart’s purpose is to inform, coach, connect. The StartSmart conference provides perspectives from investors as well as entrepreneurs, and engages all stakeholders within the entrepreneurial ecosystem, including: thought leaders, subject matter experts, investors, industry, academia, and members of the MIT community.
The size, scope and awareness of the Internet of Things continue to grow at considerable pace, and while corporate latecomers are setting up their initial IoT strategy, the market leaders are already planning for the next step: where artificial intelligence and analytics meet to generate a new frontier of insights and opportunities. We live in a time where artificial intelligence could shape the future of mankind. It is clear that computers with human-level intelligence could have a huge impact on our everyday lives and on the future course of civilization. We would like to add our unique, Polish voices to this worldwide discussion.
During the TECHGIANTS session we will attempt to answer questions such us – how does IoT change our lives, how to build IoT based product and ensure consumer trust and how to face emerging technological challenges in developing IoT.
Christian Stammel, CEO at WT | Wearable Technologies, will present The Wearable Technologies Roadmap 2025 and answer questions on status quo of the wearable market and the route to success in the wearable industry.
Krzysztof Smolko, Field Application Engineer at STMicroelectronics, will present Ready-to-go eco-system for IoT and wearable innovation – how to get maximum possible out of IoT technology while still staying price competitive.
Patryk Pipczynski, Account Manager, EBV Elektronik, will present the Connected IoT Devices – How to become part of it and will provide deep expert insight into the technology side of creating a successful IoT solution ready for mass production.
Karen Nemeth, B2D Product Owner at Geeny, will tell us how to Fail fast, succeed faster – how to build a competitive, quality IoT based product that fits the market, how to choose the right tools, build MVP concept, do fast prototyping and iterating in the area of IoT.
Pawel Krynski, Head of Business Development Poland and Baltics at Gemalto, will discuss how to Bring Trust to the IoT - Connect. Secure. Monetize. – how to gain and retain consumer trust in data exchange and privacy and ensure an end-to-end secure IoT ecosystem that everyone can trust in.
Andreas Warta, Key Account Manger OEM, VARTA Microbattery, will present latest developments in Innovative Energy for Innovative Products – what are the future trends in small rechargeable battery solutions for wearables.
During the TECHFOUNDERS session we will present startup perspective on key challenges and trends in the world connected by IoT.
Andreas Vogler, Founder of Metropolis Project, will present The connected car as a commodity of the smart city – to what extent and how smart and connected devices like vehicles become a commodity of the smart city, what urban processes does it affect.
Jędrzej Kociński, Ph.D./ CSO, co-founder, StethoMe, will present the Smart Stethoscope for Parent – how a smart stethoscope can change the way parents monitor their children’s health.
Wiktor Wilk, co-founder & CEO, Mimesis Technology, will present the Kitchen of the Future.
Magdalena Senkowska, Marketing Manager, VREC, will present VREC – Your new reality.
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