Discussing all aspects of the Internet of Things from Ottawa, Canada and beyond. Featuring candid interviews with interesting people and companies who are building our connected world.
Network Performance - John Proctor, CEO, Martello
On today's episode we tackle networks, cybersecurity, and business leadership with the brilliant, John Proctor, CEO of Martello.
HQ’d in Kanata Ontario, with offices in Europe and the United States. Martello is a leader in network performance. Martello products include unified communications performance management software, IT systems visualization software, and SD-WAN technology.
While we often hear the push for new and faster network installations, but we often overlook the need to make our current networks more efficient.
Martello products have been deployed in over 175 countries, supporting over 5,000 networks. Martello is on a rapid growth trajectory due to the superior quality of products and services they provide, and part of their growth strategy is acquisitions.
L-SPARK - Leo Lax - Accelerating Business and Technology
On today’s episode we speak with a well known Canadian technology and business leader, Leo Lax, who is currently spearheading L-Spark - a business and technology accelerator in Kanata, Ontario with a national and global reach.
L-Spark has accelerated more than 50 companies to date, and raised 45m$ by the portfolio, and now offers 3 different accelerator programs.
While SaaS remains a large focus for L-Spark, their latest acceleration programs are a vehicle for technological innovation for autonomous vehicles, healthcare, rail, and secure IoT among others.
Cyber Security - Gary Davis, McAfee
Gary Davis, Chief Consumer Security Evangelist at McAfee.
For nearly 10 years, Gary has held leadership roles in the consumer and enterprise divisions where he has helped shape various product portfolios and strategic direction, along with advocating for cybersecurity education.
Prior to joining McAfee, Gary held senior management positions for more than 20 years in technology companies. Gary served on the board of directors of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).
Gary is a sought-after speaker on trends in digital security including the evolving threat landscape, privacy and securing the Internet of Things.
Traveling to Ottawa from the United States, IoT613 was honoured to have Gary speak at the 2019 IoT613 Conference.
UX Design for AI and ML - Josh Clark, Big Medium
Global UX design leader based in Brooklyn NY - Josh Clark, the founder of Big Medium. Josh has been designing, writing and speaking about UX for nearly 20 years and is currently focused on design for artificial intelligence, IoT connected devices, machine learning and mobile and responsive web applications.
Digital Government - Alex Benay, CIO Government of Canada
Alex Benay, Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada. Building the digital government with cloud first, digital policy, api's, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Design Thinking - Nilufer Erdebil, Spring2Innovation
Today on the show we have Nilufer Erdebil, a leading design thinker and CEO of Spring2 Innovation. An innovation consulting and training firm.
Nilufer has been leading the charge across Canada with Design Thinking in her workshops and public speaking engagements. A ted talk alumni, you can catch Nilufer at the upcoming IoT613 Conference 2019 at the Canadian Museum of History on May 8 and 9.