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IoT Hotpot: Singapore
July 4, 2018 | Singapore

IoT Hotpot: Your recipe for successful IoT deployments

Bosch Software Innovations’ Asia Pacific roadshow 2018
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July 4, 2018 | Singapore

We are honored to invite you to the Bosch Software Innovations' IoT Hotpot Day in Singapore. Co-hosted with Bosch Ville, IoT Hotpot Singapore is part of the Bosch Software Innovations’ Asia Pacific roadshow 2018, and is dedicated to IoT software and solutions. Our roadshow covers Singapore, Japan and China and aims at providing you with ideas on how to design new, IoT-enabled business models and at supplying tried and tested recipes for successful IoT implementations.

IoT Hotpot Day details

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: 13.00 - 18.00
Place: Singapore Polytechnic Convention Centre, 500 Dover Road
Singapore 139651

Is this event for me?

Yes, if your company is:

  • looking for ways to transform and digitize its business with IoT
  • already implementing IoT projects
  • developing and providing IoT solutions to customers
  • producing IoT-enabling hardware


Download the event agenda in pdf

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Registration

Register at the Convention Centre

1:30 pm to 1:40 pm | The Kitchen

Welcome and introduction to the IoT Hotpot event.

Swaroop Balakrishnan

Regional Sales Director Asia Pacific, Bosch Software Innovations

1:40 pm to 2:05 pm | The Cookbook

A guide to designing new business models based on IoT.

Thomas Jakob

Regional President Asia Pacific, Bosch Software Innovations

Learn about the main principles of designing an IoT business model based on the IoT Business Model Builder, the framework we developed in partnership with the University of St. Gallen and the Industrial Internet Consortium. This set of effective methods provides inspiration, guidance, and structure throughout – from ideation to the launch of new IoT business opportunities.

2:05 pm to 2:35 pm | The Cookware

Choose the right pot for your dish: new business models enabled by IoT and blockchain.

Dirk Slama

Chair of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) Steering Committee

Chief Alliance Officer, Bosch Software Innovations

Many IoT solutions need to integrate devices, assets, data, and processes from multiple parties. By adding blockchain and smart contracts to the equation, you can easily enable a trustworthy multi-partner solution. In his presentation, Dirk Slama introduces the general concept and provides concrete, real-world use cases of merging IoT and blockchain technologies.

2:35 pm to 3:05 pm | The Ingredients

Bosch IoT Suite services: select the ingredients for your IoT projects.

Oliver Meili

Head of IoT Development and Operations, Bosch Software Innovations

IoT projects require a flexible and open platform for sensors, software, and services. The Bosch IoT Suite provides all middleware capabilities to build new business models in the IoT and cross-domain applications. Oliver Meili will give an overview of the services that cater to various IoT developers' needs: from assigning access rights to delivering remote updates.

3:05 pm to 3:30 pm | Coffee Break

Take a break

3:30 pm to 4:10 pm | Recipes for Connected Buildings | Chef's Special

Recipes for Connected Buildings

Make the walls talk: Connected Building solutions and use cases.

Christian Renz

Head of Product Group Internet of Things, Bosch Software Innovations

Digitalization is having a visible impact on the working environment in commercial buildings. These structures have to be more powerful and more energy-efficient while becoming easier to manage. The presentation will show how you can realize buildings’ connectivity and establish their interaction with people. Space management, light and air quality monitoring – learn how these IoT capabilities are brought about in different buildings.

Chef’s Special

Elevator Monitoring solution.

Mogan Das

Software Business and Project Lead, Bosch Software Innovations

In Singapore alone, there are 61,000 of elevators. Their operation must be continuously monitored and assessed to ensure safer and more reliable rides. Here is how you can do it with IoT.

4:10 pm to 4:30 pm | Recipes for Smart Agriculture

The IoT Farmers: how IoT is boosting agriculture.

Swaroop Balakrishnan

Regional Sales Director Asia Pacific, Bosch Software Innovations

This fascinating collection of real-world use cases will show you how farmers in Asia Pacific and across the globe are adopting IoT technology. From plant disease prevention to microclimate sensing systems and connected harvesters – IoT helps to make agriculture smarter and more efficient throughout.

4:30 pm to 4:50 pm | Recipes for Big Data

IoT data management: from a shot in the dark to informed decisions.

Christian Renz

Head of Product Group Internet of Things, Bosch Software Innovations

When you are dealing with large amounts of geographically dispersed IoT device data, you need a solution that not only collects but decodes and fills in the blanks, stores, and makes sense of this data for you. The most illustrative use case of such a solution belongs to automotive industry, where manufacturers are processing large volumes of vehicle data to improve product development.

4:50 pm to 6:00 pm | Exhibition and networking

Come to the exhibition area to see the real IoT solutions implemented in Asia Pacific: from Elevator Monitoring to Smart Agriculture.

Thomas Jakob

Regional President Asia Pacific | Bosch Software Innovations

Thomas Jakob is Regional President Asia Pacific of Bosch Software Innovations, the software division of the Bosch Group. He has been leading the company’s regional team since 2012 delivering Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions to various sectors including home and building, smart cities, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture and others.

Thomas has over 25 years of experience in ICT industry in Europe and Asia in management, marketing, finance, and business development roles. Prior to joining Bosch, he ran a consulting firm providing strategy advice to high-tech companies, served as regional CEO of T-Systems, worked for Deutsche Telekom in Asia Pacific as well as for Hewlett Packard and Nortel in Europe.

Thomas holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Dieburg, Germany, and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

Thomas Jakob

Dirk Slama

Chair of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) Steering Committee
Chief Alliance Officer | Bosch Software Innovations

Dirk Slama is Vice President Business Development, Bosch Software Innovations.

Dirk has over 20 years’ experience in very large-scale distributed application projects and system integration, including SOA, BPM, M2M and, most recently, IoT. He is representing Bosch at the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and in 2018 has been elected chair of IIC Steering Committee. Dirk is also active in the Industry 4.0 community. His international work experience includes projects for Lufthansa Systems, Boeing, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, HBOS and others. Dirk is a frequent speaker at conferences, as well as co-author of four successful books, including "Enterprise IoT" (www.enterprise-iot.org). As Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld, Dirk helps shaping the IoT strategy of Bosch. He holds an MBA from IMD Lausanne and a Diploma Degree in Computer Science from TU Berlin.

Dirk Slama

Oliver Meili

Head of IoT Development and Operations | Bosch Software Innovations

Oliver is responsible for the IoT Development & Operations department of Bosch Software Innovations – the software division of the Bosch Group – where he is part of the portfolio management for the Bosch IoT Suite Services, Bosch’s IoT platform.

Prior to this position, he was CTO of a precision agriculture Singapore startup and part of the Connected Car team in the IoT Group of Microsoft in Beijing, China.

Oliver graduated from EPFL in communication systems in 2001 and has since then worked in connected devices and systems. His particular interest is in new experiences created through the IoT and how it will impact society and businesses.

Oliver Meili

Christian Renz

Head of Product Group Internet of Things | Bosch Software Innovations

Christian Renz is Head of Product Group Internet of Thing at Bosch Software Innovations, the software division of the Bosch Group. He has been leading the company’s global team since 2015 delivering Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions, projects, and business to various sectors including home and building, smart cities, agriculture and others.

Christian has over 15 years of experience in the ICT industry in product development, IoT Portfolio management. Prior to joining Bosch, he ran a consulting firm providing strategy advice to high-tech companies, served as regional CEO of T-Systems, worked for Deutsche Telekom in Asia Pacific as well as for Hewlett Packard and Nortel in Europe.

Christian Renz

Swaroop Balakrishnan

Regional Sales Director Asia Pacific | Bosch Software Innovations

As the Regional Sales Director Asia Pacific at Bosch Software Innovations, the software division of the Bosch Group, Swaroop leads the Asia Pacific team directed at helping companies adopt IoT solutions using Bosch IoT Suite in the Manufacturing, Mobility, Energy and other verticals. Swaroop has been involved with digital solutions globally and has had an opportunity to work with leading companies around the world.

Swaroop brings with him more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and engineering for a wide range of products and services in both process and discrete industries. Prior to joining Bosch Software Innovations, Swaroop was the Director - Information Solutions, Asia Pacific at Rockwell Automation. Prior to Rockwell Automation, Swaroop held various positions with GE Intelligent Platforms, including Professional Services Lead - India, Director Solutions - Asia, and Regional Manager SEA. In addition, Swaroop has worked at Mukund Steel, where he was leading the Process Computerization. He began his career as a Design Engineer for Libra Industries (now Mettler Toledo India).

Swaroop earned his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai.

Swaroop Balakrishnan

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