2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Getting ROI on the IOT: How to Make a Business

Saturday, March 12
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 400-402
500 E 4th St

Companies across industries are adding wireless technology to their products to customize and extend the value of their services. Smart wireless connectivity is a critical component to businesses looking to deliver on the promise of convenience, control and efficiency in our daily lives. The Internet of Things is a projected multi-billion dollar industry, and everybody wants a share. However, with new smart gadgets coming out every hour of every day, how do we distinguish the real disruptors against all the noise? The panel will discuss the IoT business strategy, bringing real value, challenges to market success, and what consumers are demanding and how companies can meet those expectations.

Hashtags: #sxsw #iotroi


Bill Morelli


IHS Technology

Chuck Sabin

Dir of Business Strategy & Planning

Bluetooth Special Interest Group

Chuck Sabin is the Director of Business Strategy and Planning. In his role, Chuck is responsible for working with the Bluetooth executive team, Board of Directors, and a global community of nearly ...

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Kevin Harwood

Consulting Architect

Mutual Mobile

Kirsten Billhardt

Mktg Dir, Internet of Things

Kirsten is the Marketing Director for the Internet of Things at Dell, and has been writing and speaking about IoT for almost three years. Kirsten pulls from her background in engineering, corporate...

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