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Richard Aufreiter
Richard Aufreiter VP, Product Marketing, HID
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Richard Aufreiter VP, Product Marketing, HID
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Scott Austin
Scott Austin Senior Executive Vice President - Americas, Everledger
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Scott AustinSenior Executive Vice President - Americas, Everledger
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Jordi Baeta
Jordi Baeta Market Development Manager Jordi Baeta is the market development manager for EMEA within the Intelligent Labels team. His work is to promote and develop Avery Dennison RFID technologies into new markets and ...
Jordi Baeta
Jordi BaetaMarket Development ManagerJordi Baeta is the market development manager for EMEA within the Intelligent Labels team. His work is to promote and develop Avery Dennison RFID technologies into new markets and support channel partners on addressing their customers’ requirements. Understanding their challenges and developing new use cases. He graduated as Telecommunications Engineer in 1988 and developed his career in identification and labelling industry combining both commercial and technical skills. He has been with Avery Dennison since November, 2005 supporting the deployment of RFID from the early days. Working for more than 10 years with major European Apparel Retailers on their RFID adoption process and focused in developing other markets during the last 4 years.
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Jim Barlow
Jim Barlow Business Development and Technical Marketing, STMicroelectronics
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Jim BarlowBusiness Development and Technical Marketing, STMicroelectronics
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Kris Barton
Kris Barton Director, Market Development, Intelligent Labels, Avery Dennison
Kris Barton
Kris BartonDirector, Market Development, Intelligent Labels, Avery Dennison
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Matthieu Behroozi
Matthieu Behroozi Product Manager, Omni-ID
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Matthieu Behroozi Product Manager, Omni-ID
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Georges Bendavid
Georges Bendavid Technical Services Director - CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
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Georges BendavidTechnical Services Director - CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
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Kevin Berisso
Kevin Berisso Director, AutoID Lab - University of Memphis
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Kevin BerissoDirector, AutoID Lab - University of Memphis
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Gabriel Brooks
Gabriel Brooks Electronic Technician - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Gabriel Brooks, speaker
Gabriel BrooksElectronic Technician - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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Mark Buckton
Mark Buckton Executive Director of Job Cards and Services - NOCN Job Cards, NOCN Services Mark started in construction in 2005 managing a variety of projects and programmes. Mark managed the Exam Board, Cskills Awards, ...
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Mark BucktonExecutive Director of Job Cards and Services - NOCN Job Cards, NOCN ServicesMark started in construction in 2005 managing a variety of projects and programmes. Mark managed the Exam Board, Cskills Awards, and transferred it to NOCN in August 2017 taking up the role of Head of Construction for the Organisation. He successfully purchased the CPCS Card Scheme. When it was transferred to NOCN Mark became the Executive Director of Job Cards and Services. This also covers the delivery of the Scaffolding industry card scheme CISRS.
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Corey Cook
Corey Cook Senior Solutions Architect, Enterprise Sustainment Solutions - Lockheed Martin
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Corey CookSenior Solutions Architect, Enterprise Sustainment Solutions - Lockheed Martin 
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Thomas Copeland
Thomas Copeland Data Analyst & System Administrator - BAE Systems
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Thomas CopelandData Analyst & System Administrator - BAE Systems
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Thu Dahl
Thu Dahl Contractor - National Geospatial Agency
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Thu DahlContractor - National Geospatial Agency
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David Diachidos
David Diachidos Chief of Laundry and Linen Service - Jewish General Hospital David Diachidos is the Chief of Laundry and Linen Services for the West-Central Montreal Integrated Health and Social Services Network, ...
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David DiachidosChief of Laundry and Linen Service - Jewish General Hospital David Diachidos is the Chief of Laundry and Linen Services for the West-Central Montreal Integrated Health and Social Services Network, consisting of hospitals, long-term care facilities and rehabilitation centers. He possesses a Bachelor of Science degree, a Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt and is currently in the process of completing an Executive MBA.
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Sanjiv Dua
Sanjiv Dua CEO - RFID4U
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Sanjiv DuaCEO - RFID4U
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Archit Dua
Archit Dua Project Manager - RFID4U
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Archit DuaProject Manager - RFID4U
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Patrick Eichstaedt
Patrick Eichstädt Director Industry Business EMEA, Intelligent Labels Patrick Eichstädt heads the Intelligent Labels Industry business in EMEA. In this role he takes responsibility for Business Development, Sales and ...
Patrick Eichstaedt
Patrick EichstädtDirector Industry Business EMEA, Intelligent Labels Patrick Eichstädt heads the Intelligent Labels Industry business in EMEA. In this role he takes responsibility for Business Development, Sales and Technical Support for the Avery Dennison Intelligent Labels industry business in the region. Prior to Avery Dennison’s acquisition of Smartrac, Patrick held the role of VP Sales EMEA at Smartrac Technology GmbH. Prior to joining Smartrac, Patrick was a COO to Viastore Software GmbH, a company focused on warehouse management and material flow control systems development, implementation and vertical integration for warehouse automation. Prior to this position, Patrick held various management and executive positions in the B2B IT industry, including international roles in and outside Europe since 1994. Patrick holds a degree in Public Administration from the University of Konstanz, Germany.
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Ludovico Fassati
Ludovico Fassati Head of IoT - Vodafone Americas Ludovico joined Vodafone in August 2014 thanks to the acquisition of Cobra Automotive Technologies. Ludovico is now leading Vodafone IoT business in the Americas based ...
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Ludovico FassatiHead of IoT - Vodafone AmericasLudovico joined Vodafone in August 2014 thanks to the acquisition of Cobra Automotive Technologies. Ludovico is now leading Vodafone IoT business in the Americas based out of the New York City office. Before this he was heading Vodafone IoT Vertical Market Development with responsibility for driving new business, new technologies (as NB-IoT and IoT Satellite) and developing vertical industries such as smart metering, home automation, industrial equipment and m-health. Prior to joining Vodafone, Ludovico was the CEO of Cobra Telematics (now Vodafone Telematics) leading 450 employees in 7 different countries. Ludovico started his career in the Private Equity industry in Italy and in the UK leading investments in different sectors such as logistics, luxury goods, gaming, renewable energies and food. Ludovico holds a degree in economics and financial institutions from Università L. Bocconi of Milan (Italy). As well as his native Italian, he is fluent in English and French.
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Mauro Fernandes
Mauro Fernandes Commercial Director - Unipac
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Mauro FernandesCommercial Director - Unipac
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Gianmarco Ferrari
Gianmarco Ferrari Marketing Manager - NVM and NFC Americas, ST Microelectronics
Gianmarco Ferrari
Gianmarco FerrariMarketing Manager - NVM and NFC Americas, ST Microelectronics
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Tony Fonk
Tony Fonk President and CEO, SpotSee Tony has served as SpotSee president and CEO since May 2015. Tony brings more than 17 years of international experience in developing and executing innovative product, service and ...
Tony Fonk
Tony FonkPresident and CEO, SpotSee Tony has served as SpotSee president and CEO since May 2015. Tony brings more than 17 years of international experience in developing and executing innovative product, service and channel strategies. Most recently, he ran a $100 million business for Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc., a $1.3 billion North American supplier of construction materials and services, as the company transitioned from a private equity ownership structure to being publicly traded on NASDAQ. Prior to Stock Building Supply, Tony held senior positions at Ingersoll Rand and Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway Company.
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Tali Freed
Tali Freed Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Cal Poly SLO, Director, PolyGAIT - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
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Tali FreedProfessor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Cal Poly SLO, Director, PolyGAIT - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
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Dean Frew
Dean Frew Chief Technology Officer and Senior VP for RFID Solutions, SML Dean Frew is the Founder of SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions (formerly Xterprise, ...
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Dean Frew Chief Technology Officer and Senior VP for RFID Solutions, SML Dean Frew is the Founder of SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions (formerly Xterprise, purchased by SML in 2013). He is responsible for driving SML’s RFID Tags and Solutions strategy, and runs the RFID solutions division, based on his 20+ years of experience delivering RFID solutions to retailers and brand owners around the global.
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Jonathan Gregory
Jonathan Gregory Director of Community Engagement, Apparel and General Merchandise - GS1 US As the Director of Community Engagement of Apparel and General Merchandise at GS1 US, Jonathan Gregory facilitates ...
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Jonathan GregoryDirector of Community Engagement, Apparel and General Merchandise - GS1 USAs the Director of Community Engagement of Apparel and General Merchandise at GS1 US, Jonathan Gregory facilitates collaboration among brands, retailers, and their supply chain partners to optimize the use of GS1 Standards in the retail industry. With a focus on leveraging item level radio frequency identification (RFID) for inventory accuracy, Mr. Gregory draws on his first-hand implementation experience to help companies achieve unified commerce and create the optimal consumer experience. Prior to his work with GS1 US, Mr. Gregory worked 8 years as an RFID Consultant and Program Manager for Checkpoint Systems, where he deployed retail RFID solutions for several Fortune 500 companies. Also, as RFID Solution Manager during his 10-year tenure at Computer Sciences Corporation, he deployed RFID solutions in the Aerospace Industry. He was responsible for analyzing RFID tag performance and durability, overseeing project implementations, designing enterprise solutions, developing new business, and providing operational guidance. Mr. Gregory earned his Bachelor of Science, Management Information Systems degree from the University of Connecticut, and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt, is RFID+ certified by CompTIA, and has his Artificial Intelligence certification from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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Steve Halliday
Steve Halliday President - High Tech Aid
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Steve HallidayPresident - High Tech Aid
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Dr. Bill Hardgrave
Dr. Bill Hardgrave Provost and Vice President - Auburn University Dr. Bill Hardgrave currently serves as Sr. Vice President and Provost at Auburn University. In 2005, Dr. Hardgrave founded the RFID Lab/Research Center ...
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Dr. Bill HardgraveProvost and Vice President - Auburn UniversityDr. Bill Hardgrave currently serves as Sr. Vice President and Provost at Auburn University. In 2005, Dr. Hardgrave founded the RFID Lab/Research Center which became the world’s leading center for examining the business value of RFID. He has worked with numerous companies, including Walmart, Macy’s, Dillard’s, and Target, on a variety of retail projects. Dr. Hardgrave is an accomplished scholar—having published several books and more than 85 articles—and is considered a thought leader in the field of RFID. In recognition for his contributions, Bill has received the Ted Williams Award from AIM Global as the most influential researcher in the field of RFID and the Special Achievement award from RFID Journal for his overall impact on the field.
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Hal Hikita
Hal Hikita Head of Product Line Management, Intelligent Labels Hal Hikita leads the group that manages the portfolio and lifecycle for IL's RFID and sensor products. Specifically, this group aligns product portfolio and ...
Hal Hikita
Hal HikitaHead of Product Line Management, Intelligent LabelsHal Hikita leads the group that manages the portfolio and lifecycle for IL's RFID and sensor products. Specifically, this group aligns product portfolio and business strategy; defines product roadmaps, requirements, and priorities; fosters and commercializes product innovations; and enables successful product launches and adoption. Prior to joining Avery Dennison, Hal served as Smartrac Technology's Senior VP of Global Product Management and Marketing for RFID products and IoT solutions. Hal gained RFID and materials experience early in his career while serving as lead engineer for various commercial and advanced R&D programs at Boeing. After Boeing, Hal went on to serve in various leadership and management consulting roles related to high-tech product development, management, marketing and business development including product management lead for Dassault Systèmes' life and materials sciences division responsible for a portfolio of predictive and IoT solutions, and Chief Operating Officer/SVP for an early stage RFIC semiconductor company. Hal holds an MBA degree and an MSc in Aerospace Engineering, both from the University of Southern California.
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Tom King
Tom King Project Manager - USPTO Tom King is the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s subject matter expert for the Asset Management and RFID programs. During his 36-year federal career, he has focused on ...
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Tom KingProject Manager - USPTOTom King is the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s subject matter expert for the Asset Management and RFID programs. During his 36-year federal career, he has focused on system development and integration. In his current role, he is leading the agency’s initiative to incorporate RFID technology to improve accountability and accuracy in tracking assets and supplies.
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Sebastian Kohl
Sebastian Kohl Process Engineer - Stadler Winterthur Sebastian Kohl finished his master’s study in 2012 in Business Engineering, with a focus on machine building. After studying, he worked for Licatec as process planner ...
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Sebastian KohlProcess Engineer - Stadler Winterthur Sebastian Kohl finished his master’s study in 2012 in Business Engineering, with a focus on machine building. After studying, he worked for Licatec as process planner and later became a teaching assistant for industrial projects at the University of Applied Science in Luzern. In 2016 he joined Stadler as process engineer.
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Roelof Koopmans
Roelof Koopmans , Sr. Director of Strategic Alliance Solution Partners, Semtech
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Roelof Koopmans, Sr. Director of Strategic Alliance Solution Partners, Semtech
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Blair Korman
Blair Korman Senior Manager, Digital Identification & Traceability - Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain
Blair Korman, speaker
Blair Korman Senior Manager, Digital Identification & Traceability - Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain
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DJ Lee
DJ Lee Director, Channel Sales, Intelligent Labels DJ Lee heads up the RFID Channel Sales organization with the objective of creating a solid pipeline of business activity and identifying new growth areas for Avery ...
DJ Lee
DJ LeeDirector, Channel Sales, Intelligent Labels DJ Lee heads up the RFID Channel Sales organization with the objective of creating a solid pipeline of business activity and identifying new growth areas for Avery Dennison RFID beyond apparel. Prior to assuming this role, DJ worked across a number of divisions at Avery Dennison, from research and development to technical marketing. After graduating from University of Illinois, DJ earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University. DJ and his team have been instrumental in not only building and strengthening our strategic channel partners, but also leading us into new emerging markets.
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Dr. Yung Liu
Dr. Yung Liu Senior Nuclear Engineer and Manager of the Packaging Certification and Life Cycle Management Group, Decision & Infrastructure Sciences Division - Argonne National Laboratory Yung Y. Liu, ScD, Nuclear ...
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Dr. Yung LiuSenior Nuclear Engineer and Manager of the Packaging Certification and Life Cycle Management Group, Decision & Infrastructure Sciences Division - Argonne National LaboratoryYung Y. Liu, ScD, Nuclear Engineering, MIT, is Senior Nuclear Engineer and Manager of the Packaging Certification and Life Cycle Management Group, Decision & Infrastructure Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory. He is responsible for managing a portfolio of research and development programs supported by the US Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) programs with industry, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan. He interacts frequently with staff at government agencies, industries, other national laboratories, and the IAEA on technical and regulatory issues related to the safety, security, and safeguards of nuclear and other radioactive hazardous materials, including spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste. Dr. Liu has over 35 years of experience as principal investigator, theorist, experimenter, innovator, educator, and manager of various materials and engineering programs related to nuclear fission, fusion, and advanced fossil energy systems. More recently in the last decade, he has been leading the development and applications of the patented ARG-US (“The Watchful Guardian”) radiofrequency identification (RFID)/CommBox, Remote Area Modular Monitoring (RAMM)/TRAVELER systems technology for tracking and monitoring high-risk and high-value materials during storage and transportation, as well as in aging management and application of advanced surveillance technology for extended storage and transportation of spent nuclear fuel.
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Vera Mauerberger
Vera Mauerberger Product Manager Transponders, Identiv Vera is a highly-skilled, creative force in RFID transponder Product Management. In the past she was part of Identiv's R&D department and deeply involved in the ...
Vera Mauerberger
Vera MauerbergerProduct Manager Transponders, Identiv Vera is a highly-skilled, creative force in RFID transponder Product Management. In the past she was part of Identiv's R&D department and deeply involved in the entire process of product development Vera has a Masters in Engineering with a focus on Print Media, Technology, and Management (Printed Electronics) from the Munich University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
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Terence Mills
Terence Mills CEO and Chairman of the Board - AI.io A six-time CEO, Terence Mills is the CEO of AI.io, and industry leading data science and engineering company that envisions, conceptualizes, and delivers AI solutions ...
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Terence MillsCEO and Chairman of the Board - AI.io A six-time CEO, Terence Mills is the CEO of AI.io, and industry leading data science and engineering company that envisions, conceptualizes, and delivers AI solutions in healthcare, travel, and entertainment. Terence is also a recognized and prestigious member of the Forbes Technology Council and a monthly Forbes.com contributor on the topic of AI. Terence has been recognized as one of the top 50 AI influencers on Twitter in 2018 and 2019. As a sought-after AI thought leader, Terence participates as a keynote speaker to educate and assist business leaders and entrepreneurs about how to harness the power of AI and blockchain to solve business problems.
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Karl Monet
Karl Monet Health, Safety and Environmental Manager - Leonard Cheshire
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Karl MonetHealth, Safety and Environmental Manager - Leonard Cheshire
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Therese Myers
Therese Myers CEO - Infratab Terry drives Infratab’s strategy and leads the Infratab team, bringing more than twenty-five years of experience in creating innovative products in new market categories. Terry’s ...
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Therese MyersCEO - InfratabTerry drives Infratab’s strategy and leads the Infratab team, bringing more than twenty-five years of experience in creating innovative products in new market categories. Terry’s experience in software and technology comes from fourteen years as President/co-Founder of Quarterdeck, a PC software utility company. Prior to Quarterdeck, Terry was Vice-President of various Citicorp subsidiaries including Axxa, Lexar, and Transaction Technology Inc., the creator of Citibank’s Citicard ATM network. Prior to Citicorp, Terry was with Arthur Young’s consulting services. Terry is on the Board of Trustees of Boston College. In 1992 she received the Los Angeles Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Terry has a BA from Newton College of the Sacred Heart, an MSIA from the Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, and a Masters in Accounting, Northwestern University.
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Marcio Kiyoshi Ouchi
Marcio Kiyoshi Ouchi Logistics Manager - Gerdau
Marcio Kiyoshi Ouchi, speaker
Marcio Kiyoshi OuchiLogistics Manager - Gerdau
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Justin Patton
Justin Patton Director, RFID Center - Auburn University Justin Patton oversees the RFID Lab at Auburn University, a research institute focused on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other ...
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Justin PattonDirector, RFID Center - Auburn UniversityJustin Patton oversees the RFID Lab at Auburn University, a research institute focused on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other emerging technologies in retail, supply chain and manufacturing. He has participated in most of the seminal business case research for RFID in the United States for retailers, and is currently researching upstream supply chain benefits of RFID in both retail and manufacturing. Justin is one of the primary developers of the ARC program, the first and most widely utilized international performance validation system for RFID, and is currently working to help standardize the process of testing and certifying RFID performance in all aspects of the retail supply chain.
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Jukka Peltoniemi
Jukka Peltoniemi Automated Services Manager - Neste
Jukka Peltoniemi, speaker
Jukka PeltoniemiAutomated Services Manager - Neste
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Edson Perin
Edson Perin Editor - RFID Journal Brazil and IoP Journal Brazil Edson Perin has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist, and is a writer and blogger with a specialized background in Digital Communications and ...
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Edson PerinEditor - RFID Journal Brazil and IoP Journal BrazilEdson Perin has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist, and is a writer and blogger with a specialized background in Digital Communications and Information Technology and Communication (IT&C) in the corporate environment. Perin is the editor of IoP Journal Brazil and RFID Journal Brazil, as well as the founder and director of Netpress Publishing and Communication.
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Susan Pichoff
Susan Pichoff Senior Director – Industry Engagement, Retail Apparel and General Merchandise - GS1 US
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Susan PichoffSenior Director – Industry Engagement, Retail Apparel and General Merchandise - GS1 US
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Lisa Pike
Lisa Pike Director, Ecosystem Strategy & Development In her role as Director of Ecosystem Strategy and Development, Lisa Pike takes responsibility for defining the ecosystem strategy of Intelligent Labels, and for ...
Lisa Pike
Lisa PikeDirector, Ecosystem Strategy & DevelopmentIn her role as Director of Ecosystem Strategy and Development, Lisa Pike takes responsibility for defining the ecosystem strategy of Intelligent Labels, and for managing key strategic partnerships to foster the strategy’s adoption on a global scale. Before joining Avery Dennison in 2019, Lisa served in alliance management and business development positions at Canonical and IBM. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
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Denis Pinto
Denis Pinto Purchasing Executive - Volkswagen Brazil Denis Pinto is a purchasing executive at Volkswagen do Brasil, being responsible for assets management and supplier’s nominations of new projects in South ...
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Denis PintoPurchasing Executive - Volkswagen BrazilDenis Pinto is a purchasing executive at Volkswagen do Brasil, being responsible for assets management and supplier’s nominations of new projects in South America. He has 15 years of experience in the automotive industry, working in Brazil, as well as 2 ½ years in Germany. His responsibilities are focused on innovation and believes that the team engagement is fundamental to business success.
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Bertus Pretorius
Bertus Pretorius Solutions Architect - LicenSys Bertus believes in the power of open source code and federation of data within Automated Identification, Intelligent Transport Systems and Internet of Things. He ...
Bertus Pretorius
Bertus PretoriusSolutions Architect - LicenSysBertus believes in the power of open source code and federation of data within Automated Identification, Intelligent Transport Systems and Internet of Things. He specialises in applied security, data interfaces and performance specifications. Bertus is the editor of 5 ISO/IEC standards and a leading expert in the RAIN RFID Alliance.
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Dr. Antonio Rizzi
Dr. Antonio Rizzi Full Professor—Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management - University of Parma Since 2005, Antonio Rizzi has been employed as a full professor of logistics and supply chain management in the ...
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Dr. Antonio RizziFull Professor—Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management - University of ParmaSince 2005, Antonio Rizzi has been employed as a full professor of logistics and supply chain management in the University of Parma's Industrial Engineering Department. His scientific interests are mainly related to logistics and supply chain management. In recent years, Dr. Rizzi's research has focused on the application of advanced auto-ID and data-sharing technologies for supply chain management, such as RFID and the Internet of Things.
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Mark Roberti
Mark Roberti Founder & Editor - RFID Journal Mark Roberti is a journalist with 25 years of experience covering business and technology. He launched RFID Journal from a spare bedroom in his home in March 2002. ...
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Mark RobertiFounder & Editor - RFID JournalMark Roberti is a journalist with 25 years of experience covering business and technology. He launched RFID Journal from a spare bedroom in his home in March 2002. Today, it is the leading source of news and analysis about radio frequency identification and its many business applications. More than 200,000 people around the world visit the RFID Journal Web site each month, and RFID Journal LIVE!, the company’s annual conference and exhibition in the United States, has become the largest gathering of RFID vendors and end users in the world. Prior to launching RFID Journal, Roberti was a senior writer at the Industry Standard and managing editor of InformationWeek. His work has appeared in Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The International Herald Tribune, The New York Times and many other publications.
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Mark Robinton
Mark Robinton Vice President, IoT Services, HID Global  Mark Robinton, Vice President, IoT Services at HID Global, leads one of HID’s fastest growing business units delivering new IoT technologies and solutions ...
Mark Robinton
Mark RobintonVice President, IoT Services, HID GlobalMark Robinton, Vice President, IoT Services at HID Global, leads one of HID’s fastest growing business units delivering new IoT technologies and solutions including HID Location Services, Condition monitoring and other BLE enabled applications. He has been active in the mobile and RFID industry for over a decade, leading projects ranging from secure elements to network applications with a focus on security. Mark received M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and engineering management from Tufts University. He also holds bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering.
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Jeremy Schenof
Jeremy Schenof Vice President, Strategy and New Business Development, Intelligent Labels As Vice President of Strategy and New Business Development, Jeremy Schenof is responsible for defining Intelligent Labels’ growth ...
Jeremy Schenof
Jeremy Schenof Vice President, Strategy and New Business Development, Intelligent LabelsAs Vice President of Strategy and New Business Development, Jeremy Schenof is responsible for defining Intelligent Labels’ growth strategy and solution ecosystems, as well as managing key strategic partnerships to foster adoption worldwide. Jeremy joined Avery Dennison in 2014. Prior to this role, Jeremy held strategic leadership positions at Motorola Solutions and Target Corporation, and he worked as a management consultant with A.T. Kearney. Jeremy received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Brown University and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
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Deirdre Schmidt
Deirdre Schmidt Operations Excellence Leader - BAE Systems Dee is the Operational Excellence Leader working within the Electronic Systems. She has over 35 years of experience in Operations Leadership with ...
Deirdre Schmidt, speaker
Deirdre SchmidtOperations Excellence Leader - BAE SystemsDee is the Operational Excellence Leader working within the Electronic Systems. She has over 35 years of experience in Operations Leadership with concentrations in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Project Management, Sales, Operations Planning, and lean process. At BAE Dee is the Program Manager for ES RFID initiatives, Leader & SME for AOE improvements.
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Jon-Paul Shrosbree
Jon-Paul Shrosbree HSE Support Officer, Health & Safety Policy - Leonard Cheshire
Jon-Paul Shrosbree, speaker
Jon-Paul ShrosbreeHSE Support Officer, Health & Safety Policy - Leonard Cheshire
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Elizabeth Sowle
Elizabeth Sowle Sr Manager Global Applications Engineering Elizabeth Sowle has been on the leading edge of RFID technology since 2004, working to develop innovative RFID tag solutions. Elizabeth joined Avery Dennison in ...
Elizabeth Sowle
Elizabeth SowleSr Manager Global Applications EngineeringElizabeth Sowle has been on the leading edge of RFID technology since 2004, working to develop innovative RFID tag solutions. Elizabeth joined Avery Dennison in 2011 as an RFID Engineer, and since then has transformed the Intelligent Labels Technology Center in Miamisburg, Ohio, into a world class provider of testing and knowledge in the field. Elizabeth leads a globally located team of engineers involved with both product development as well as customer focused testing and small scale POCs. Elizabeth is also responsible for running the university engineering co-op program, which aims to nurture and develop new talent in the IoT technology space. Elizabeth holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and is working towards an MBA at the University of Cincinnati.
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Johan Stenstrom
Johan Stenstrom Supply Chain Developer - Stadium AB
Johan Stenstrom, speaker
Johan StenstromSupply Chain Developer - Stadium AB
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Claude Tetelin
Claude Tetelin Director AIDC - GS1 Global Office Claude Tételin is a strong advocate of implementation of standard based RFID solutions for more than 20 years. He is involved in numerous ISO committees and is the ...
Claude Tetelin, speaker
Claude TetelinDirector AIDC - GS1 Global OfficeClaude Tételin is a strong advocate of implementation of standard based RFID solutions for more than 20 years. He is involved in numerous ISO committees and is the chairman of the European committee for standardization of AIDC technologies (CEN/TC225). Since January 2019, he joined GS1 Global Office as Subject Matter Expert for EPC/RFID standards and applications.
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Joseph Todaro
Joseph Todaro SVP, Planning/Allocation/Merchandise Operations - Tommy Hilfiger
Joseph Todaro, speaker
Joseph TodaroSVP, Planning/Allocation/Merchandise Operations - Tommy Hilfiger
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Dr. Ismail Uysal
Dr. Ismail Uysal Director of RFID Lab for Applied Research and Assistant Professor - University of South Florida Dr. Ismail Uysal has a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Florida. He is ...
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Dr. Ismail UysalDirector of RFID Lab for Applied Research and Assistant Professor - University of South FloridaDr. Ismail Uysal has a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Florida. He is an assistant professor and the director of the University of South Florida's RFID Lab for Applied Research. His research focuses on RFID and wireless sensors for supply chain, pharmaceuticals and health care, as well as data-analytics and machine-learning applications for the Internet of Things.
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Jan van Niekerk
Jan van Niekerk Vice President of Engineering and Innovation - SpotSee Jan Niekerk brings more than 20 years of expertise in the technical creation, implementation and management of tracking technologies including ...
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Jan van NiekerkVice President of Engineering and Innovation - SpotSeeJan Niekerk brings more than 20 years of expertise in the technical creation, implementation and management of tracking technologies including radio-frequency identification (RFID), the cloud and IoT. His extensive knowledge as an electrical engineer has seen him find success in defining, developing, producing and selling complex electronic devices and systems to several original equipment manufacturers. He is noted for his achievements as a product team manager, public speaker and technology producer with his work embedded in over 250 million consumer products. Before joining SpotSee, Jan Niekerk was the chief technical officer for RF Ops, LLC. While there, he worked extensively on the technical side of the IoT and the cloud through multiple lanes of technology. Previously, Jan Niekerk was a RFID system designer at Maxim Integrated/Intelleflex. He also worked at Microchip Technology as an applications manager and has a wealth of experience as a programmer, developer and system designer.
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Sowmya Varadarajan
Sowmya Varadarajan Industry Solutions and Business Development - IBM Sowmya is a versatile marketing and technology innovator with 20+ years of global experience, enabling digital solutions across a variety of ...
Sowmya Varadarajan, speaker
Sowmya VaradarajanIndustry Solutions and Business Development - IBMSowmya is a versatile marketing and technology innovator with 20+ years of global experience, enabling digital solutions across a variety of enterprise and consumer markets. As a Business Development executive at IBM, Sowmya is focused on assisting clients in leveraging Cognitive, Blockchain & IoT solutions to digitally reinvent their business and create value; including supply chain digitization, connected cars/products/spaces, digital marketing, mobile commerce, consumer engagement, mobile technology, and collaboration.
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Ana Carolina Varaldo
Ana Carolina Varaldo Production Manager - Porto Brasil Cerâmica
Ana Carolina Varaldo, speaker
Ana Carolina VaraldoProduction Manager - Porto Brasil Cerâmica
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Alexsandro Elói Venancio
Alexsandro Elói Venancio RFID Product Owner - Havan
Alexsandro Elói Venancio, speaker
Alexsandro Elói VenancioRFID Product Owner - Havan
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Thomas Weir
Thomas Weir COO - CSafe Global
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Thomas WeirCOO - CSafe Global
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Tony Wilson
Tony Wilson Head of Asset Management - BAE Systems
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Tony WilsonHead of Asset Management - BAE Systems
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Peter Wright
Peter Wright Project Engineering Manager - BAE Systems Peter Wright is a Project Engineering Manager at BAE Systems. His current endeavor is to outfit the enterprise with RFID technology to track assets, ...
Peter Wright, speaker
Peter WrightProject Engineering Manager - BAE SystemsPeter Wright is a Project Engineering Manager at BAE Systems. His current endeavor is to outfit the enterprise with RFID technology to track assets, work-in-process, and automate point-of-use material replenishment. He successfully installed solutions on four campuses, enabling the decision to outfit three more installations. Beyond work, Peter is an avid cyclist. He’s also an expert at finding his daughter’s lost clothes…assuming the RFID tag is still on them.
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Dr. Ben Zoghi
Dr. Ben Zoghi Director of Master of Engineering in Technical Management (METM) - Texas A&M University Dr. Ben Zoghi, PhD, PE hold the prestigious Victor H. Thompson Professorship in the College of Engineering at ...
Dr. Ben Zoghi, speaker
Dr. Ben ZoghiDirector of Master of Engineering in Technical Management (METM) - Texas A&M UniversityDr. Ben Zoghi, PhD, PE hold the prestigious Victor H. Thompson Professorship in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M. He led the creation of RFID Oil and Gas Consortium in 2008 through 2014. Ben has been involved with RFID and sensor integration since 2002. Ben and his team have conducted many RFID-based projects related to asset management, safety and security, transportation, corrosion sensors, animal tracking, and lately autonomous vehicles building to car localization. He was Leonard & Valerie Bruce Leadership Chair Professor, Director, Thomas & Joan Read Center for Distribution Research & Education, Program Coordinator, in the Industrial Distribution Program, and Associate Department Head for Research at Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution Department at Texas A&M University. A member of the Texas A&M University faculty for 32 years, he has distinguished himself as a teacher, writer and researcher, and has been honored for his teaching excellence by the College and the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Ben’s academic and professional degrees are in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M (Ph.D.), The Ohio State University (MSEE), and Seattle University (BSEE).
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Jasper Zonnenberg
Jasper Zonnenberg Senior Director, Global RFID Inlay Sales and Market Development, Intelligent Labels Jasper Zonnenberg leads our Global RFID Inlay Sales and Market Development. His global team is driving RFID adoption ...
Jasper Zonnenberg
Jasper ZonnenbergSenior Director, Global RFID Inlay Sales and Market Development, Intelligent LabelsJasper Zonnenberg leads our Global RFID Inlay Sales and Market Development. His global team is driving RFID adoption through go-to-market strategies in these evolving market segments, leveraging Avery Dennison's converter network and leading position in pressure sensitive labels and RFID inlay manufacturing. Jasper started his career in the paper industry in 1999 and joined Avery Dennison in 2004. He has served in roles of increasing responsibility, starting in operations and supply chain. In 2012 he transitioned into marketing by becoming the leader of Specialties (Select). Most recently, he was Global Director, Filmic Product Lines for Avery Dennison’s Label and Graphic Materials division. Jasper holds a degree in Management Science and Engineering from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
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