IoT Visions Zurich is the number one networking and english-speaking conference for industry and academia to start business in IoT, AI, AR, and Metaverse, and to kickstart new projects. Join top technology professionals, leading industry players, learn from curated keynotes, get exclusive access to program, and become a part of the digital transformation. Dress code is Business or Business Casual. The language of the event is English.
Get access to the Highlight-Video and the Photo Gallery of IoT Inspire Zurich 2022 – the predecessor of IoT Visions Zurich 2023 – to get an idea on the procedure of the upcoming conference.
How to get to the
SIX Convention Point
From Zurich main station (Zürich HB) take tram line 4, direction Altstetten. Coming from the station in Altstetten, take tram line 4, direction Tiefenbrunnen. From either direction get off at Sportweg. The SIX ConventionPoint is situated within the SIX building next to the tram stop.
The highway connections are a few minutes drive from the SIX ConventionPoint. There is a public pay parking at the Hard Turm Park garage, to be entered via Pfingstweidstrasse. In the garage follow the signs to building 110/SIX.
From Zurich airport to the SIX ConventionPoint it is approximately 20 minutes by Taxi. If you prefer public transport, take one of the trains to Zurich Hardbrücke. From there tram line 4 direction Altstetten takes you directly to the SIX ConventionPoint. Get off at Sportweg.
You can find 3-4 hotel next to the venue that we can recommend, i.e., Sheraton Zurich, 25hours Hotel, Novotel, and Ibis Zurich West.
Sheraton Zurich Hotel is the partner of IoT Business Hub and is perfectly located to the IoT Inspire Zurich event venue. A 2 min walk separates the hotel rooms from the Six Convention Point. You can book your room directly through booking.com or the website of the hotel.
Sheraton Zurich Hotel is the perfect starting point for a stroll through the area and its trendy shops and bars. Sheraton brings people together. Meet the young and cosmopolitan neighborhood in the bar NUOVO or at the Route 26 Steakhouse. The city center and the central station are only a few minutes away by tram. The tram station Toni-Areal is located directly in front of the hotel. The cozy rooms and suites, some with impressive views over Zurich, are the perfect place of rest and relaxation in the lively Zurich West district. The generously designed rooms are equipped with air conditioning, USB port, a flat-screen TV and a fridge, perfect for modern travellers.
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Become a Speaker
Experts, key players from industry and technology solution providers present use cases on key technology topics and illustrate how solutions are impacting today’s & tomorrow’s industries. Be one of the speakers that will share your know-how, insight or innovative technology solutions.
Sales and Marketing Manager with more than 25 years of national and international experience in building and managing business units, subsidiaries, markets and key projects. Self-motivated, goal-oriented personality, who uses existing interdisciplinary knowledge, analytical skills and experience to realize goals agreed with the team or alone in a socially competent manner. Team leader, but also team player who likes to share his knowledge and experience.
Julian Studer has founded LORIOT with headquarter in Switzerland and offices in Valencia, Budapest, Berlin and Tel-Aviv. The company has been established in 2015 and counts today as one of the market leading IoT companies for LPWA networks. LORIOT provides SaaS services all round the world, in more than 130 countries we are operative and known with best reputation and track record.
After being 10 years a well-positioned top banker in Geneva and Zürich at one of the biggest banks in the finance Industry in Switzerland, Julian has decided to go his own way and start his company LORIOT.
Maximilian Roth is driving the business development for the new LPWAN standard mioty at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and in the mioty alliance. He has more than 10 years of experience in evaluating and commercializing new technologies with partners from industry and research. His technological focus is on smart sensors, wireless communication as well as Energy Harvesting.
Adriana Maldonado de Grüschow is a power systems engineer whose passion is to transform ideas into sustainable innovations, both in hardware and software domains. She works in business development at Zühlke Engineering, where she gets to pursue her passion and apply it to the industrial sector. Prior to her current role, she worked as a product manager for digital solutions at ABB. Her favorite topics include AI, IoT and sustainability. What inspires her daily work is the people and the opportunity to use technology for good.
Aurelien Goutorbe drives multiple Cross solutions initiatives at Microsoft enabling customers to unlock the benefit of Industry 4.0 by focusing on business outcomes. He is the EMEA sales lead for Building Energy Management solutions and advises startups in the field of IoT. Previously, he was part of the Microsoft IoT sales team working with a global ecosystem of partners and leading projects in Manufacturing and Healthcare.
Before joining Microsoft, he spent 3 years at the World Economic Forum where he engaged with thought leaders from the public and private sectors to support the digitalization of our society. He did the first part of his career at Texas Instruments and Sagem, as product and sales manager.
Aurelien is driven by making our world more inclusive, innovative and sustainable.
Roelof Koopmans has 25 years experience in founding and managing startup tech companies in eCommerce, Hosting and IoT business. Before 2000 Roelof was in several management positions in the telco business, primarily Swisscom and KPN Telecom. In 2000 he became founder and CEO of Aspectra AG in Zürich, the first dedicated hosting company in Switzerland. After that he was during 10 years part of the management team of MOJIX Inc., a US based RFID tracking solution provider, and responsible for Sales in Europe. From 2018 through 2023 he was responsible for SEMTECH’s LoRa global partner business. Since earlier this year Roelof has joined Dracula Technologies helping to expand their unique energy harvesting technology into the IoT space. Roelof is a graduate of the Technical University of Delft (NL), living in Switzerland since 1993, and married with one daughter.
Tejas Madan is an ABPM certified, knowledgeable and result-oriented Business Director with 11+ years of strong business development, marketing, & technical skills. He leads the sales, marketing and strategic alliances & partnership in the DACH and Southern EU region with focus on Mfg, ER and LS industries.
Tejas is a young leader, public speaker and achiever who excels at building long lasting relations enabling a loyal client base. His objective is to leverage his understanding of the customer value chain & cross industry experience to find unique solutions to customers’ problems and help them drive towards exponential value. He is focused on how emerging technology can be used to bring business transformation. enable sustainable competitive advantage for his customers , in harmony with the environment.
The right mix of business strategy, an understanding of a CXO’s mindset and extensive domain knowledge is what Tejas brings to the table for global brands.
Outside of work, Tejas likes to spend his free time with his family and sing songs sometimes. He is an ardent Harvey Specter fan.
Thomas is a trained computer scientist and holds also a Bachelor’s degree in business informatics. For the past 10 years, Thomas Hofmann has worked at the interface between the logistics business and IT. Be it as a software architect for business applications like shipment redirection or as a business analyst for smart p.o. boxes – for Thomas, the focus of his work has always been on business value. Thomas works as an Enterprise Architect Logistics at Swiss Post and is the lead architect for the largest digitization program in recent years. He is a lobbyist for the digitization vision from the collection, sorting and transport to the delivery of shipments. He is responsible for creating a coherent architecture and application landscape.
Liliane Paradise is the Head of Hardware at Miromico, a renowned Swiss IoT company specializing in embedded electronics for IoT applications. With a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zürich, Liliane brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. Having dedicated her career to the field of Embedded Hardware and Software, Liliane plays a crucial role in driving the development of innovative IoT solutions at Miromico. Her profound industry knowledge and leadership contribute to Miromico’s success as a leading provider of cutting-edge IoT solutions.
Innovative professional with 20+ years of progressive experience in the Telco and IoT industry;
Frédéric Gibert has held professional positions at Siemens, Centile (Enreach), Swisscom Hospitality, and more, driving new technologies in product management, technical pre-sales, and consulting.
As the Head of Business Development at Sunrise Business, he is responsible for driving business growth and unlocking new revenue potential while managing all aspects of daily business operations in an innovation-driven technology company.
With in-depth knowledge of the Telco, IoT, and Mobile markets, he has the ability to easily grasp and bring to market complex visions, new ideas, concepts, methods, and technologies. He is an expert in developing new partner and customer relationships, conducting needs analysis, and positioning products and solutions.
Michael Tränkler is driving IoT solutions for smart utilities at Diehl Metering. He has more than 10 years of experience in developing, implementing and customizing IoT projects together with partners. His focus is on planning future proven IoT solutions based on customer needs with easy-to-use processes.
Bart Schouw is the Chief Evangelist of Software AG and responsible for amplification of Software AG’s core messages around vision, mission and product portfolio. Bart started his career in IT after graduating in Business Administration and has 25+ years of experience in the field, particular in real-time analytics and IoT. Bart is an executive sponsor in a number of strategic customer initiatives that push the boundaries if it comes to innovation. Supporting our customers not only from a technology side but also from an organizational Go To Market perspective. Most recent taskforce Bart is heading up is on LLM implementation within our product portfolio. He is a regular contributor to popular blogs and a writer of articles for websites like Big Data Quarterly.
Oguz Kirmizi is an electrical engineer who specializes in innovative and efficient IIoT concepts. As CEO of Rotiot GmbH, he offers his clients customized turnkey solutions in the industry.
Kirmizi began his professional career about 15 years ago and quickly made a name for himself as an expert in the development of End of Line (EOL) testing systems and turnkey measuring solutions from sensor technology to control. Throughout his career, he has specialized in measuring data analysis, as well as the development of hardware and software solutions for all industrial process monitoring.
Kirmizi recently completed his MBA in technical management, making him well-versed in the business aspects as well. With his extensive experience and core competencies, he can offer his clients first-class solutions that are both technically and financially convincing.
In the gas and oil industry, Kirmizi has earned a reputation for developing innovative and tailored solutions to complex challenges. His customized turnkey solutions have helped to increase efficiency and profitability for clients in the industry.
With his expertise and commitment to the development of advanced technology and innovative solutions, Oguz Kirmizi remains an important force in the world of industrial automation and IIoT.
Annalena Zottmann is a driving force behind innovative smart metering and city solutions and services at Diehl Metering. She has several years’ experience in ideation, exploration and realization of new solutions across various markets. Annalena’s focus is on designing future-proof und user-centric IoT solutions based on the needs of smart utilities and cities.
Thomas Brunner completed his master’s degree in electrical engineering at ETH Zurich in 2018. During his master thesis, he worked on ultra-low power IoT devices and continued his work at ETH as a research assistant in the Integrated Systems Laboratory.
In 2019, Thomas Brunner joined Miromico AG as an embedded firmware engineer and put his knowledge into practice by developing embedded devices, especially using LoRaWan technology.
After two years at Miromico AG, Thomas Brunner became a project manager, where he was tasked with overseeing the implementation and success of various projects. This role gave him valuable insight into the entire project lifecycle, from conception to mass production.
In December 2022, Thomas Brunner was promoted to the role of software team leader, where he is responsible for organising, leading and ensuring the success of his team.
Saim Arslan graduated in 2013 with a master’s degree in mechanics, electronics and computer science with a focus on control engineering from the University of Applied Sciences OST, Switzerland. Since 2007, he has been working at Hawle Armaturen AG in the research & development of control and shut-off valves in the drinking water sector. Since 2016, he is the head of the department with the focus to implement and use digitalisation in combination with products for sustainable water resource management using his skills in mechatronic product development and automation technology.
Fabien Jordan is Founder and CEO of Astrocast, a leading Satellite IoT service that enables asset tracking and two-way communications in remote areas of the world. Jordan is widely recognized for his work on SwissCube, the longest operating nanosatellite. He also worked as Technical Manager at the Space Exploration Institute in Neuchâtel, where he contributed to the design of two scientific instruments of the ESA ExoMars Rover Mission. Previously, he was Electrical System Engineer at the Swiss Space Center EPFL.
Thanks to his 15-year experience in space systems engineering and his early involvement in the CubeSat community, he became convinced that nanosatellite constellations would disrupt specific segments of the satellite industry and saw the NewSpace revolution coming. In 2014, together with an international team of experts from both the space and telecom industries, he developed a strong business model to provide global, direct-tosatellite Internet-of-Things (IoT) communications. Leveraging the industry-leading performance of Astrocast’s L-band IoT network, Fabien successfully positioned the first Swiss satellite operator as a front runner. Supporting innovation, Fabien serves as an Early Investor and Advisor to ClearSpace and PICC Solution and is a Karman Fellow and a Platinum Sponsor of EPFL Xplore.
Pascal Nussbaum has graduated as an Electronic Engineer in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. He joigned CSEM in 1990 where he has been successively involved in IC design tools development, digital and mixed-mode IC design, CMOS imagers and embedded vision/AI systems. He participated in 2 startups respectively focused on mobile phones for cognitively impaired people and vision sensors for buildings surveillance and automation. Pascal has also been active in the toys and digital television industries and currently leads the Smart Connected Systems group at CSEM, with a focus on sustainable electronics and wireless power transfer (WPT).
Born in Dar-Es Salam, Tansania, Raised up in Pfäffikon Zürich, Indonesia Singapore and Basel he has seen a lot from his early age on. Gymnasium in Basel, Studies at ETH Zürich as Mechanical engineer, internship at Bosch in Germany and Civil Service in Zanzibar led 2013 to the current employer Gritec AG in Graubünden. Starting as an mechanical engineer, bringing ideas to life was one of his passion at work. This was intensified when he joined the Board of managers as Teamleader Innovation. He helped to develop that business unit to what it is now. Starting with only himself the team now consists out of 7 people. To stay true to his passion at work and have time for his family with two wonderful daughers he passed the Lead of the business unit on to his colleague and is now again working as Leader Innovation, helping to bring ideas to life in many different industries from Medical Devices to classic industrial automation, Always striving to find the best solution for the problem at hand.
Anand verma is the founder and CEO of Perovskia Solar AG. Perovskia is a spin-off of Empa, Switzerland, and provides custom design solar cells for IoT and consumer electronic devices.
He is a printed electronics expert with more than 12 years of international experience in working with research centers, industry, and startups. He is (co-)author of more than 15 peer-reviewed scientific publications and patents.
Christoph Studer received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2009. In 2005, he was a Visiting Researcher with the Smart Antennas Research Group at Stanford University. From 2006 to 2009, he was a Research Assistant in both the Integrated Systems Laboratory and the Communication Technology Laboratory (CTL) at ETH Zurich. From 2009 to 2012, Dr. Studer was a Postdoctoral Researcher at CTL, ETH Zurich, and the Digital Signal Processing Group at Rice University. In 2013, he has held the position of Research Scientist at Rice University. From 2014 to 2019, he was an Assistant Professor at Cornell University. From 2019 to 2020, he was an Associate Professor at Cornell University and at Cornell Tech in New York City. Since June 2020, Dr. Studer is an Associate Professor with the Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2014, he is also an Adjunct Professor at Rice University.
Wouter Kok is the Chief Commercial Officer of bGrid and an expert in the field of intelligent buildings. He has been leading bGrid from its initial conception up to its current international scale-up phase. He combines technical understanding, with sound business and leadership skills. Through two decades of experience in building technology consultancy as a strategic consultant and director, he unifies Internet of Things and the building industry with solid business principles. He holds master degrees in aerospace engineering and management consultancy.
Become an Exhibitor
The Exhibition Area is undoubtedly one of the main attractions of the IoT Inspire Zürich, where exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase new products and solutions, make new connections and exchange questions with visitors and other companies
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Covid19 Situation Update
In case if the physical event cannot take place due to Covid19, the event is either postponed or will be virtual. The ticket will remain valid for the postponed or online event.
”"IoT Visions Zurich 2023 is the place to be where globally operating enterprises, SMEs, start-ups and research laboratories will present their game-changing and future-proof IoT technologies for the digital transformation of today's industry", Sosan Nawid, Vice-president of the IoT Business Hub.Sosan NawidVice-President