Top 100 Industrial IoT Influencers 2019

We assessed IoT ONE's pool of influencers and identified the 100 individuals with the most influence in Industrial IoT markets and technology development in 2019.

01
Harry Shum
EVP, Artificial Intelligence & Research, Microsoft
02
Bridget van Kralingen
SVP, Blockchain & Industry Platforms, IBM
03
Chuck Robbins
CEO, Cisco
04
Bob Lord
SVP, Cognitive Applications & Developer Ecosystems, IBM
05
Wen Tong
VP, Wireless Research & CTO, Huawei
06
David Reed
EVP & GM, Global Operations & Technology, NXP
07
Richard Soley
Chairman & CEO, Industrial Internet Consortium
08
Joe Kaeser
President & CEO, Siemens
09
Dipti Vachani
SVP & GM, Automotive & IoT Line of Business, Arm
09
Sam George
Corporate VP, Azure IoT, Microsoft
11
Mark Papermaster
SVP & CTO, Technology & Engineering, AMD
12
Benedetto Vigna
President, Analog MEMS Sensors Group, STMicroelectronics
12
Cynthia Breazeal
Founder & Chief Scientist, Jibo
14
Chris Anderson
CEO, 3D Robotics
15
Nicole Eagan
CEO, DarkTrace
16
Sarah Cooper
GM, IoT Solutions, AWS
17
Marcus Weldon
CTO, Nokia
18
Stephen Boyd
Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
18
David King
CEO, FogHorn Systems
20
David Wang
President, Products & Solutions, Huawei
21
Vala Afshar
Chief Digital Evangelist, Salesforce
21
Claudia Nemat
Board Member, Technology & Innovation, Deutsche Telekom
23
Tanja Rueckert
President, Bosch Building Technologies, Bosch
24
Clas Neumann
SVP, Fast Growth Market Strategy, SAP
25
Claude Dardanne
President, Microcontroller & Digital ICs, STMicroelectronics
26
Jason Shepherd
CTO, IoT & Edge Computing, Dell
27
Jason Waxman
VP & GM, Cloud Platforms Group, Intel
28
Erik Ekudden
CTO, Ericsson
29
Mustafa Suleyman
Co-Founder, Head of Applied AI, DeepMind
30
Kathleen Mitford
EVP, Product Strategy, PTC
31
Bhaskar Gorti
President, Nokia
32
Tina Seelig
Director, Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Stanford University
33
Wolfgang Wahlster
CEO, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
34
Adam Dunkels
CEO, Thingsquare
35
Jeff Kodosky
Co-Founder, Business & Technology, National Instruments
36
Marty Sprinzen
CEO, Vantiq
37
Howard Elias
President, Digital & IT, Dell
38
Kurt DelBene
CDO & EVP, Corporate Strategy & CSEO, Microsoft
38
Guido Jouret
CDO, ABB
40
Stefan Ferber
CEO, Bosch Software Innovations, Bosch
41
Miao Wei
Minister, Industry & Information Technology, MIIT, PR China
41
Rudy Stroh
EVP & GM, NXP
43
Stan Schneider
CEO, Real-Time Innovations
44
Thomas J. Burke
Strategic Marketing Officer, OPC Foundation
45
Bask Iyer
CIO & Chief Digital Transformation Officer, VMware
45
Michael Train
President, Emerson
47
Josef Brunner
CEO, Relayr
47
Stefan Sigg
CPO & Member of the Executive Board, Software AG
47
Philippe Delorme
EVP, Energy Management Business, Schneider Electric
50
Sami Atiya
President, Robotics & Discrete Automation, ABB
51
Günther Schuh
Director, Fraunhofer IPT
51
Michael Ziesemer
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Endress+Hauser
53
Ravi Belani
Managing Director, Alchemist Accelerator
54
Alex Hawkinson
CEO, SmartThings
55
Rami Avidan
SVP, IoT, Deutsche Telekom
55
Tracy Roberts
VP, Technology Services & CIO, Digi
57
Jin-Wook Lee
General Director, Samsung R&D Institute, Samsung
58
Jan Michael Mrosik
CEO, Digital Factory, Siemens
59
Wolfram Jost
CTO, Software AG
59
Yoshiharu Inaba
Chairman, FANUC
61
Philip DesAutels
Senior Director, IoT, Linux
62
Vimal Kapur
CEO, Building Technologies, Honeywell
63
Sharelynn Moore
SVP, IIoT & Smart Cities, Itron
64
David Limp
VP, Kindle, Amazon
65
Cyril Perducat
EVP, IoT & Digital, Schneider Electric
65
Lou Lutostanski
VP, IoT, Avnet
67
Sujeet Chand
SVP & CTO, Rockwell
68
Linda Tsai
President, IIoT, Advantech
69
Johan Wibergh
CTO, Vodafone
70
Craig Resnick
VP, Arc Advisory Group
71
Jeff Zhang
President, Alibaba Cloud
71
Joseph Greco
SVP, Advanced Technology Group, NVIDIA
73
Dieter Spath
President, Acatech
73
Stephen Mellor
CTO, Industrial Internet Consortium
73
Yusuf Jamal
SVP, Devices, Western Digital
76
Guan Zhen
Principal Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
77
Scott Wilken
VP, Technology & CTO, Digi
78
Andy Stanford-Clark
CTO, UK & Ireland, IBM
79
Tilo Böhmann
Professor, Informatics, University of Hamburg
79
Hequan Wu
Chairman, Chinese Academy of Engineering
81
Terrence Curtin
CEO, TE Connectivity
82
Daniel Cooley
SVP & CSO, Strategy & Corporate Development, Silicon Labs
83
Robert White
VP, Hardware Development, Rethink Robotics
83
Santiago Perez
Chief Commercial Digital Officer & SVP, Solutions & Services, Schneider Electric
83
Scott DeBoer
EVP, Technology Development, Micron Technology
86
Cindi Howson
Chief Data Strategy Officer, Digital Transformation, ThoughtSpot
87
Nigel Willson
European CTO, Professional Services, Microsoft
87
Denny Trevett
VP, CX Partner Model, Cisco
89
Mikko Hypponen
CRO, F-Secure
89
Greg Kahn
President & CEO, Internet of Things Consortium
89
Roland Atoui
Managing Director, Red Alert Labs
92
Stacey Higginbotham
Founder, Stacey on IoT
93
Hans Stork
SVP & CTO, ON Semiconductor
94
Jenny Fielding
Managing Director, TechStars
95
Sharon Chan
Head, JLabs, Johnson & Johnson
96
Deon Newman
CMO & VP, APAC & Strategy, IBM
96
Jeff Fedders
President, Openfog
98
Daniel Elizalde
VP, Head of IoT North America, Ericsson
99
Steven Brumer
Business Partner, BH IoT Group
100
Johan den Haan
CTO, Mendix
Rank Name Title Company
1
Harry Shum
EVP, Artificial Intelligence & Research, Microsoft Microsoft
2
Bridget van Kralingen
SVP, Blockchain & Industry Platforms, IBM IBM
3
Chuck Robbins
CEO, Cisco Cisco
4
Bob Lord
SVP, Cognitive Applications & Developer Ecosystems, IBM IBM
5
Wen Tong
VP, Wireless Research & CTO, Huawei Huawei
6
David Reed
EVP & GM, Global Operations & Technology, NXP NXP
7
Richard Soley
Chairman & CEO, Industrial Internet Consortium Industrial Internet Consortium
8
Joe Kaeser
President & CEO, Siemens Siemens
9
Dipti Vachani
SVP & GM, Automotive & IoT Line of Business, Arm Arm
9
Sam George
Corporate VP, Azure IoT, Microsoft Microsoft
11
Mark Papermaster
SVP & CTO, Technology & Engineering, AMD AMD
12
Benedetto Vigna
President, Analog MEMS Sensors Group, STMicroelectronics STMicroelectronics
12
Cynthia Breazeal
Founder & Chief Scientist, Jibo Jibo
14
Chris Anderson
CEO, 3D Robotics 3D Robotics
15
Nicole Eagan
CEO, DarkTrace DarkTrace
16
Sarah Cooper
GM, IoT Solutions, AWS AWS
17
Marcus Weldon
CTO, Nokia Nokia
18
Stephen Boyd
Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University Stanford University
18
David King
CEO, FogHorn Systems FogHorn Systems
20
David Wang
President, Products & Solutions, Huawei Huawei
21
Vala Afshar
Chief Digital Evangelist, Salesforce Salesforce
21
Claudia Nemat
Board Member, Technology & Innovation, Deutsche Telekom Deutsche Telekom
23
Tanja Rueckert
President, Bosch Building Technologies, Bosch Bosch
24
Clas Neumann
SVP, Fast Growth Market Strategy, SAP SAP
25
Claude Dardanne
President, Microcontroller & Digital ICs, STMicroelectronics STMicroelectronics
26
Jason Shepherd
CTO, IoT & Edge Computing, Dell Dell
27
Jason Waxman
VP & GM, Cloud Platforms Group, Intel Intel
28
Erik Ekudden
CTO, Ericsson Ericsson
29
Mustafa Suleyman
Co-Founder, Head of Applied AI, DeepMind DeepMind
30
Kathleen Mitford
EVP, Product Strategy, PTC PTC
31
Bhaskar Gorti
President, Nokia Nokia
32
Tina Seelig
Director, Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Stanford University Stanford University
33
Wolfgang Wahlster
CEO, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
34
Adam Dunkels
CEO, Thingsquare Thingsquare
35
Jeff Kodosky
Co-Founder, Business & Technology, National Instruments National Instruments
36
Marty Sprinzen
CEO, Vantiq Vantiq
37
Howard Elias
President, Digital & IT, Dell Dell
38
Kurt DelBene
CDO & EVP, Corporate Strategy & CSEO, Microsoft Microsoft
38
Guido Jouret
CDO, ABB ABB
40
Stefan Ferber
CEO, Bosch Software Innovations, Bosch Bosch
41
Miao Wei
Minister, Industry & Information Technology, MIIT, PR China MIIT, PR China
41
Rudy Stroh
EVP & GM, NXP NXP
43
Stan Schneider
CEO, Real-Time Innovations Real-Time Innovations
44
Thomas J. Burke
Strategic Marketing Officer, OPC Foundation OPC Foundation
45
Bask Iyer
CIO & Chief Digital Transformation Officer, VMware VMware
45
Michael Train
President, Emerson Emerson
47
Josef Brunner
CEO, Relayr Relayr
47
Stefan Sigg
CPO & Member of the Executive Board, Software AG Software AG
47
Philippe Delorme
EVP, Energy Management Business, Schneider Electric Schneider Electric
50
Sami Atiya
President, Robotics & Discrete Automation, ABB ABB
51
Günther Schuh
Director, Fraunhofer IPT Fraunhofer IPT
51
Michael Ziesemer
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser
53
Ravi Belani
Managing Director, Alchemist Accelerator Alchemist Accelerator
54
Alex Hawkinson
CEO, SmartThings SmartThings
55
Rami Avidan
SVP, IoT, Deutsche Telekom Deutsche Telekom
55
Tracy Roberts
VP, Technology Services & CIO, Digi Digi
57
Jin-Wook Lee
General Director, Samsung R&D Institute, Samsung Samsung
58
Jan Michael Mrosik
CEO, Digital Factory, Siemens Siemens
59
Wolfram Jost
CTO, Software AG Software AG
59
Yoshiharu Inaba
Chairman, FANUC FANUC
61
Philip DesAutels
Senior Director, IoT, Linux Linux
62
Vimal Kapur
CEO, Building Technologies, Honeywell Honeywell
63
Sharelynn Moore
SVP, IIoT & Smart Cities, Itron Itron
64
David Limp
VP, Kindle, Amazon Amazon
65
Cyril Perducat
EVP, IoT & Digital, Schneider Electric Schneider Electric
65
Lou Lutostanski
VP, IoT, Avnet Avnet
67
Sujeet Chand
SVP & CTO, Rockwell Rockwell
68
Linda Tsai
President, IIoT, Advantech Advantech
69
Johan Wibergh
CTO, Vodafone Vodafone
70
Craig Resnick
VP, Arc Advisory Group Arc Advisory Group
71
Jeff Zhang
President, Alibaba Cloud Alibaba Cloud
71
Joseph Greco
SVP, Advanced Technology Group, NVIDIA NVIDIA
73
Dieter Spath
President, Acatech Acatech
73
Stephen Mellor
CTO, Industrial Internet Consortium Industrial Internet Consortium
73
Yusuf Jamal
SVP, Devices, Western Digital Western Digital
76
Guan Zhen
Principal Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Microsoft
77
Scott Wilken
VP, Technology & CTO, Digi Digi
78
Andy Stanford-Clark
CTO, UK & Ireland, IBM IBM
79
Tilo Böhmann
Professor, Informatics, University of Hamburg University of Hamburg
79
Hequan Wu
Chairman, Chinese Academy of Engineering Chinese Academy of Engineering
81
Terrence Curtin
CEO, TE Connectivity TE Connectivity
82
Daniel Cooley
SVP & CSO, Strategy & Corporate Development, Silicon Labs Silicon Labs
83
Robert White
VP, Hardware Development, Rethink Robotics Rethink Robotics
83
Santiago Perez
Chief Commercial Digital Officer & SVP, Solutions & Services, Schneider Electric Schneider Electric
83
Scott DeBoer
EVP, Technology Development, Micron Technology Micron Technology
86
Cindi Howson
Chief Data Strategy Officer, Digital Transformation, ThoughtSpot ThoughtSpot
87
Nigel Willson
European CTO, Professional Services, Microsoft Microsoft
87
Denny Trevett
VP, CX Partner Model, Cisco Cisco
89
Mikko Hypponen
CRO, F-Secure F-Secure
89
Greg Kahn
President & CEO, Internet of Things Consortium Internet of Things Consortium
89
Roland Atoui
Managing Director, Red Alert Labs Red Alert Labs
92
Stacey Higginbotham
Founder, Stacey on IoT Stacey on IoT
93
Hans Stork
SVP & CTO, ON Semiconductor ON Semiconductor
94
Jenny Fielding
Managing Director, TechStars TechStars
95
Sharon Chan
Head, JLabs, Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
96
Deon Newman
CMO & VP, APAC & Strategy, IBM IBM
96
Jeff Fedders
President, Openfog Openfog
98
Daniel Elizalde
VP, Head of IoT North America, Ericsson Ericsson
99
Steven Brumer
Business Partner, BH IoT Group BH IoT Group
100
Johan den Haan
CTO, Mendix Mendix

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