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CONNECTIONS™ Europe features high-level speakers from the top European and international companies in the digital living ecosystem.

2015 KEYNOTES

François Girodolle, Head of Product Partnerships, Nest Europe, Nest Labs, Inc.

Christian Kurz, SVP Research, Insights and Reporting, Viacom International Media Networks

Greg Roberts, VP, Marketing, Icontrol Networks

 

2015 FIRESIDE CHAT SPEAKER

Jon Carter, UK Head of Business Development - Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom

Mario Moura, General Manager Home Comfort & Energy Systems EMEA, Honeywell

 

2015 SPEAKERS

Johan Ambuhm, Vice President Business Development & Digital Solutions, Inwido AB

Michel Arrede, Head of Marketing, Connected Home, Amdocs

Avi Barel, Director Business Development, ULE Alliance

Jonathan Beavon, Director Strategy, Video Software & Solutions, Cisco Systems

João Bocas, CEO & Founder, Salutem

Olivier Carmona, Board of Directors Member, DLNA; Director of Business Development, AwoX

Bulent Celebi, Co-Founder and Chairman, AirTies Wireless Networks

Seb Chakraborty, CTO, British Gas Connected Homes

Cornel Ciocirlan, CTO EMEA, ARRIS

Richard Collins, Smart Home Expert, Neotion

Eamon Conway, Managing Director, climote

Charles Dawes, Senior Director, International Marketing, Rovi

Shane Dyer, Founder, Arrayent

Andrew Ferrone, VP of Pay TV, Roku

Carl Furgusson, Head of Strategy, Compression Business, Ericsson

Kevin Garton, CMO, Zonoff

Raghav Gupta, GM of EMEA, Ooyala

Thomas Guss, Head of Business Development at Watson Nordic, Watson Nordic

Simon Harrison, Head of Technology, UK Innovation, RWE

Frank den Hartog, Senior Innovator, TNO; TWG Chairman, HGI, HGI/TNO

Kurt Hoppe, VP, Applications & Services, Prodea

Scott Hublou, VP of Global Connected Solutions, Salus

Farah Khan, Director – Business Development, CSS Corp

Mitch Klein, Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance 

Oliver Lewis, SVP Customer Planning & Analysis, Sky Deutschland

Joe Liu, CEO, MivaTek

Klaus Milczewsky, Senior Manager, Deutsche Telekom AG

Adam Nightingale, VP EMEA, Accedo

Alain Nochimowski, EVP Innovation, Viaccess-Orca

Sumit Parab, Director of Product Management, UXP Systems

Sebastian Popovic, CEO, Zipato

Olivier Ribet, Vice President, High Tech Industry, Dassault Systèmes

Marcus Scheiber, CEO, ROC-Connect

Patrice Slupowski, VP, Digital Innovation, Orange

Philip Steele, Founder & CEO, nCube Home

Werner Styrdom, VP of Technology, Irdeto

Emre Tavsancil, Head of Mobile Health Department, Turkcell

Itai Tomer, Head of Cloud DVR, Ericsson

Wendy Toth, Vice President of Marketing, Ayla Networks

Simon Trudelle, Senior Product Marketing Director, NAGRA

Wouter van der Beek, Vice President, UPnP Forum

Tom Van Leeuwen, Product Line Manager, Alcatel-Lucent

Martijn Vastenburg, Founder & Managing Director, ConnectedCare

Antti Vihavainen, Partner, Business Development, Cozify

Brynhild Vinskei, Chief Marketing Officer, Xstream

Mark Walters, VP of Statigic Development, ZigBee Alliance

Marc Wullings, Head of Commercial Operations, Wellmo

John Worsfold, Innovation and Implementation Manager, Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Rafi Zauer, Head of Marketing, Essence

PARKS ASSOCIATES ANALYSTS / MODERATORS

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates

Brett Sappington, Director of Research, Parks Associates

Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates


2014 KEYNOTES

Oliver Lewis, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Sky Deutschland

Ken Durand, Vice President, Innovation and Business Development, Ericsson

2014 FIRE SIDE CHAT KEYNOTES

Jon Carter, UK Head of Business Development - Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom AG

Greg Roberts, Vice President, Marketing, Icontrol Networks

2014 SPEAKERS

Johan Ambuhm, Business Development Director, ASSA ABLOY

Michel Arrede, Head of Marketing, Connected Home, Amdocs

Avi Barel, Business Development Director, ULE Alliance

Oliver Birch, Connected Living Innovation Manager, Assurant Solutions

Pilgrim Beart, Founder Director, AlertMe

Dr. Regina Bernhaupt, Director of User Experience Research, Ruwido

Albert Blasco, European Marketing Manager, Panasonic

Cornel Ciocirlan, CTO EMEA, ARRIS

Eamon Conway, Managing Director, climote

Joe Dada, CEO, INSTEON

Charles Dawes, Global Strategic Account Director, Rovi

Marco Dorjee, International Business Development, CentraLite Systems

John Driver, Chief Marketing Officer, PacketVideo

Shane Dyer, President & Founder, Arrayent

Darren Fawcett, CTE, Pace

Andrew Ferrone, VP of Pay TV, Roku

Seth Frader-Thompson, President, EnergyHub

David Friedman, Chief Executive Officer, Ayla Networks

Natividad Garcia Rodriguez, CEO, Domoalert

Eric Grab, Chief Technology Officer, DivX, LLC

Thomas Guss, Business Development Manager, Watson Nordic

Benoit Joly, SVP Marketing & Smart Life, Technicolor

Sandeep Kalsi, Chief Marketing Officer, iYogi

Jim Kitchen, VP, Strategy, Icontrol Networks

David Leporini, EVP, Marketing Products and Security, Viaccess-Orca 

Rishi Lodhia, CEO & Co-founder, CameraManager by Panasonic

Wojtek Makowski, CTO, Soft@Home

Peter Manolescue, M2M Global Business Development Manager, Vodafone

Colin Morrison, Vice President of Global TV Sales Operations, Ericsson

Tim Myers, Director of Product Management, Intrusion, Tyco Security Products

Adam Nightingale, VP Sales EMEA, Accedo

Neil Pennington, Director of Smart Innovation, nPower

Kurt Peterhans, CEO, Axiros

Sebastian Popovic, CEO, ZIPATO

Rebekka Porath, Ecosystem Committee Chair, DLNA; Standards Policy Manager, Intel

Stuart Rosove, VP Advanced Solutions, Irdeto

Marcus Scheiber, CEO & Co-Founder, ROC-Connect, Inc.

Dick Seger, President of Strategic Partnerships & Alliances, Verisure Securitas Direct

Patrice Slupowski, Vice-President Digital Innovation, Orange

Anthony Smith-Chaigneau, Sr Director Product Marketing, NAGRA

Mikael Svensson, Anticimex AB

Andrew Swartz, Research Director, Sutherland Global Services

Gilles Thonet, Managing Director Europe, ZigBee Alliance

Simon Trudelle, Senior Product Marketing Director, NAGRA

Tom Van Leeuwen, Director, Customer Experience Home Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent

Nicola Villa, Managing Director and Global Lead, Analytics, Cisco Consulting Services

Brynhild Vinskei, Chief Marketing Officer, Xstream

Ricco Winther, Director of Sales, Z-Wave, Europe, Sigma Designs

Marc Westermann, Vice Chairman, Bluelinea

PARKS ASSOCIATES ANALYSTS / MODERATORS

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates

Brett Sappington, Director of Research, Parks Associates

Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates


2013 KEYNOTES

Paul Dawes, Executive Vice President, General Manager, iControl Networks

Dick Seger, CEO and President, Securitas Direct - Verisure

Patrice Slupowski, VP, Digital Innovation & Communities, Orange


2013 SPEAKERS

Ajey Anand, Chief Commercial Officer, NORIGIN MEDIA

Alan Atkins, VP and Global Head M2M, Wipro Technologies

Stuart Cleary, Director Product Marketing, Media, EMEA, Akamai

Richard Crossley, Business Development Director for EMEA, Intel

Joe Dada, CEO, INSTEON

Vishal Dhar, Co-founder & President of Marketing, iYogi

Shane Dyer, President & Founder, Arrayent

Darren Fawcett, Chief Technical Engineer, Pace plc

Robin Ford, VP Business Development, Global Cache'

Sue Furnell, Senior Strategy Manager, Connected Home Division, British Gas

Mike Harris, CEO, Zonoff, Inc.

Simon Harrison, Product, Innovation, Technology & Trialling Manager, npower

Jody Haskayne, Corporate Communications Director, AlertMe

Ralf Jacob, Head of Interactive Business Development, Viacom International Media Networks

Benoit Joly, SVP, Smart Home, Technicolor

V. Rory Jones, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, PlanetEcosystems

Jim Kitchen, Vice President, Product Strategy, iControl Networks

Jussi Komonen, COO, NORIGIN MEDIA

Michael Lantz, CEO & Founder, Accedo

Mark Lee, Commercial Director, Intamac

Olaf Loerz, Director, Product Management, Rovi 

Matthieu Loreille, Vice President and GM of Connected Home, Amdocs

Klaus Milczewsky, Senior Mgr. Technology Management, Products & Innovation, Deutsche Telekom AG

François Moreau de Saint Martin, CEO, Viaccess-Orca

Johan Nilsson, Head of Analysis & Competitive Intelligence, Com Hem

Maria Nordgren, Vice President, Consumer Security Business Line, F-Secure

Roi Oron, Senior Sales & Business Development EMEA, Tvinci

Colas Overkott, CEO, VISIWARE

Duane Paulson, Senior Vice President of Product and Market Development, Linear LLC

Ignacio Rebollo, CEO, SAFEVIEW

Daniel Riddell, VP - Operations, SmartOTT | Wild TV

Corrado Rocca, Vice President, IP Networking Business Unit Head, Advanced Digital Broadcast; Marketing Committee Chair, HGI

Daniel Schellhoss, Founder & Executive VP, ProSyst Software

Dick Seger, CEO and President, Securitas Direct - Verisure

Lisa Skelton, Head of Marketing, Content Delivery, Ericsson

Ola Steinsrud, Vice President New Markets and Content, Magine

David Stronach, Vice President, Sutherland Global Services

Jens Tackmann, Head of European Business Development, Pie Digital

JT Taylor, Director, Service Provider Video Technology Group, Cisco

Peter Taylor, Affiliate VP, Fox International Channels

Bram Tijdhof, Senior Strategy Manager, Ziggo

Simon Trudelle, Senior Product Marketing Director, NAGRA

Jan Van Ottele, Co-Founder, ZappoTV, Inc.

Marc Westermann, General Manager – Home by SFR, SFR

Ricco Winther,  Director of European Sales, Z-Wave, Sigma Designs

Jason Wong, Senior Director of International Products and Services, TiVo Inc. 
 

PARKS ASSOCIATES ANALYSTS / MODERATORS

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates

Brett Sappington  , Director of Research  , Parks Associates

Stuart Sikes    , President,     Parks Associates


2012 KEYNOTES

Owen Hanks, General Manager, Mobile - Europe, YuMe

Jean C. Kiessling, Head of Business Development & Portfolio Management, Deutsche Telekom AG

Kevin Petersen, Senior Vice President, AT&T Digital Life

 

2012 SPEAKERS

Armin Anders, VP Product Management, EnOcean

Michel Arrede, Head of Marketing, Amdocs Connected Home, Amdocs

Nagappan Arunachalam, Chief Product & Marketing Officer, NewBay

Gian Paolo Balboni, Head, Trends, Telecom Italia

Jérôme Bidet, R&D Team Manager, Orange Labs

Paul Bristow, VP Strategy, Middleware & Consumer Experience, Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB)

Joe Buggy, SVP, Customer Lifecycle Management Services, Sutherland Global Services

Scott Burnett, Director, Europe & Global Consumer Electronics, IBM

Philippe Calvet, Director of Home & Broadband Network Standards, France Telecom - Orange; Treasurer, Home Gateway Initiative

Harry Crijns, Secretary, ESNA – Energy Services Network Association

Bo Danielsen, Project Manager, Smart Metering and Smart Grid, SEAS-NVE; Chairman, ESNA

Paul Dawes, Executive Vice President, General Manager, iControl Networks

Jim Denney, VP, GM Product Marketing, TiVo Inc.

Stacie Desplanques, Director of Field Marketing, Irdeto

Richard Dowling, SVP Product Services, ThinkAnalytics

Simon Drinkwater, Senior Director for Strategic Alliances, Limelight Networks

Amir Eilat, VP Product Marketing, Tvinci

Metodi Filipov, Managing Director, iMediaShare/Bianor

Alvaro Gallardo, Director of the Home & Convergence Line of Business, Orange

Tracy Geist, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Digitalsmiths

Stefan Heldens, Senior Director, Motive Mobile & M2M Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent

Andy Hooper, Director of Converged Solutions EMEA, Motorola Mobility - Home Division

Matthew Huntington, VP Product Marketing, NAGRA

Stefan Jenzowsky, Head of Media, Siemens CMT

Saurabh Kedia, Vice President - Product Marketing & Sales, iYogi

Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo

David Leporini, EVP Marketing, Products & Security, Viaccess-Orca

Cees Links, CEO, GreenPeak Technologies

Gianni Manderioli, Business Innovation & Development Specialist, Belgacom

Andreas Martschitsch, Head of Digital Home, Swisscom

Alice Mascia, Director, Strategy, Sky Deutschland

Klaus Milczewsky, Senior Manager, Deutsche Telekom AG

Telmo Perez Luaces, VP Business Growth, Convergence & Home Line of Business, Orange

Cord Stukenberg, Director Provider Business CEE, F-Secure GmbH

Bram Tijdhof, Senior Strategy Manager, Ziggo

Martijn van Drunen, Manager Product Development, N.V. Nuon Energy, a Vattenfall company

Henk Veldhuis, Director Standardization, Philips Lighting

Gene Wang, CEO, People Power Company

Ricco B. Winther, Director of European Sales, Z-Wave, Sigma Designs, Inc.

Teus de Zwart, Senior Director International Standards, Echelon

 

PARKS ASSOCIATES ANALYSTS / MODERATORS

Arthur Baanders, European Research Director, Parks Associates

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates

Brett Sappington  , Director of Research  , Parks Associates

Stuart Sikes    , President,     Parks Associates

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