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

2020 CONNECTIONS Community Speakers

Key Visionary Speakers

KPN Ventures - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Samir Ahmad

Investment Manager

KPN Ventures

Andrew Beach - Mill Creek Residential

Andrew Beach
Vice President of Community Technology
Mill Creek Residential

Noopur Davis - Comcast - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Noopur Davis
EVP, Chief Product and Information Security Officer

Erika Diamond - EnergyHub - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Erika Diamond
VP, Utility and Market Services

Anne Ferguson - Alarm.com - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Anne Ferguson

VP, Marketing


 Oisin Hanrahan - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Oisin Hanrahan
Chief Product Officer, ANGI Homeservices
Co-founder & CEO, Handy


Rodney Harrell, PhD
Vice President, Livable Communities and Long-Term Services and Supports


Bob Kupbens
President, Chief Strategy and Product Officer

Jim Nye - Vivint Smart Home - CONNECTIONS keynote

Jim Nye
Chief Product Operations Officer
Vivint Smart Home


Demetrios Barnes, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, SmartRent

Shawn Barry, VP of Strategic Sales, Alarm.com

Lee Bienstock, Global Head of Enterprise Partnerships, Google Devices and Services, Google

Peter Butler, General Manager, Everise

Alan Coleman, Founder and CEO, Sweepr

Rob Conant, CEO, Cirrent

Tony Frangiosa, President and CEO, InstallerNet

Stephanie Fuhrman, Managing Director, Global Innovation, Greystar

Abhay Gupta, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bidgely

Rob Hull, VP of Commercial Management, CUJO AI

Sarah Jones, VP, Commercial Product, Best Buy Health / GreatCall

Sahas Katta, CEO, SmartCar

Girish Kumar, CTO, Gadgeon

Tyson Marian, Chief Commercial Officer, Plume

Sharon Mirsky, Co-founder & COO, Firedome

Felicite Moorman, CEO, STRATIS

James Muraca, VP of Product, Zen Ecosystems

Stellan Öhrn, Sales Director, BTEB IoT Connected Vehicles North America, Ericsson

Quinto Petrucci, Vice President Product Management, Nortek Security and Control

Joe Teng, Program Manager, Austin Energy

Matt Wolf, Head of Partnerships, SimpliSafe

Mike Wajsgras, Executive Director, Innovation and Growth, Constellation Energy

Moderators / Analysts

David Drury, Research Director, Parks Associates

Kristen Hanich, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates

Jennifer Kent, Senior Director, Parks Associates

Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates

Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates

Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates


Jean-Pierre Combe, Director Smart Home Innovation, Orange

Santeri Kangas, Chief Technology Officer, CUJO AI

Charlie Kindel, Chief Product and Technology Officer, SnapAV

Thomas Rockmann, Vice President, Consumer IoT, Deutsche Telekom AG


Edwin Aartman, Sales Manager Benelux, Germany & Austria, Netatmo

Samir Ahmad, Investment Manager, KPN Ventures

Anton Arts, Managing Partner, SET Ventures

Avi Barel, Director Business Development, ULE Alliance

Paul Berney, CMO, Anthropos Digital Care

Victor Berrios, Director, Connected Home IoT Products, Universal Electronics

Yuval Boger, Chief Marketing Officer, Wi-Charge

Cornel Ciocirlan, CTO EMEA & VP Product Management, Commscope

Aurelien Couderc, International Business Development Manager - Smart Home & Utilities, Allianz Partners

Matthieu de Broca, International Business Development Director, Overkiz, a subsidiary of the Somfy Group

Bas Driessen, Founder/Owner, Omnimatic BV

Ralf Elias, VP, IoT/Global Business Development & Partnerships, Samsung

Stephen Eyre, VP Calix Partner Ecosystem, Calix

Karen Faughnan, Senior Manager - Consumer Propositions, On Demand Content & GTM, Virgin Media

Anne Ferguson, Vice President, Marketing, Alarm.com

Raffaele Flora, Strategic Planning Leader - EMEIA, Allegion

Tom Gaffney, Principal Consultant, F-Secure

Stephen Goldstein, SVP, Business Development & Partnerships, Cirrent

Bernd Grohmann, Executive Vice President, eQ-3

Arsham Hatambeiki, SVP Product & Technology, Universal Electronics Inc.

Mitch Klein, Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance

Oskar Lampel, Partner Manager, Skyresponse AB

Rishi Lodhia, Managing Director EMEA, Eagle Eye Networks

Håkan Ludvigson, CEO, Eliq

Mark Lufkin, Chief Commercial Officer, Wondrwall

John Maguire, Chief Product Officer, Sweepr

Daniel Moneta, Co-Founder, CMO & EVP Corporate Development, MMB Networks

Mario Moura, Managing Director EMEA, Resideo

Arjen Noorbergen, Founder and CEO, Olisto

Steve Oetegenn, Chief Operating Officer, Verimatrix

Matt Osborn, Solutions Manager, PassivSystems

Hans Overgaard, Managing Partner, Danalock

Jim Phillipoff, Head of Business Development, Media & Entertainment, Irdeto

Larry Poon, Co-founder and COO, IMONT Technologies Limited

Alex Qi, Co-Founder & CEO, Mercku Inc.

Gweltas Radenac, IoT Program Director, Groupe HBF

David Rimmer, Director Business Development - Europe, Alarm.com

Niall Robinson, VP, Business Development, Plume

David Ross-Lindholm, Product Manager Smart Residential, Yale EMEA, ASSA ABLOY Group

Nick Rutter, Chief Product Officer, FireAngel Safety Technology Group PLC

Marcus Scheiber, CEO, ROC-Connect, Inc.

Prashanth Shetty, Chief Marketing Officer, Ayla Networks

Susan Silveira, Director, Business Development, Wi-Fi Alliance

David Smart, Business Development Director, EMEA, Roost Labs

Razvan Todor, Director, Connected Home Security, Bitdefender

Joep van Eijden, European Smart Home Business Development Director, Silicon Labs

Bart Vercammen, EVP and GM of Software Product Line, AirTies Wireless Networks

David Vigor, Business Development, Yonomi

Gabriel Wetzel, CEO, Robert Bosch Smart Home GmbH

Stefan Witkamp, Founder & Commercial Director, Athom, creators of Homey

Brecht Wyseur, Kudelski IoT Security, Kudelksi Group

Rafi Zauer, Head of Marketing, Essence



Dina Abdelrazik, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates

Chris O'Dell, Research Analyst, Parks Associates

Kevin Meagher, European Associate, Parks Associates

Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates

Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates

Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates

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