Cross-cutting business models for the Internet of Things
In the first part of the session, PwC will present the key findings and conclusions of the Study and discuss the promising areas for cross-cutting IoT activities and their corresponding business models. PwC will furthermore elaborate on the barriers and success factors for organisations to become cross-cutting, such as the importance of alliances. To conclude, PwC will present a set of policy recommendations, based on the challenges businesses face today in the world of IoT. The first part will end with an interactive Q&A session with the audience.
In the second part of the session, PwC will conduct a panel discussion with IoT experts from the PwC EU Network. During this panel discussion, experience and insights on IoT topics such as Security, Industry 4.0, Digital & Emerging Technologies and Social Impact will be shared, followed by Q&A sessions with the audience.
The audience will be able to submit their questions in real time during the presentations, by use of an online application.
Detailed Workshop Outline
Presentation of the results of the 'Study SMART 2016/0027 on Cross-cutting business models for the Internet of Things'.
PwC: Quinten Devreker and Diederik Verzijl
Panel discussion - interactive disussion, including Q&A from the audience
Krisitna Dervojeda (PwC, Senior Manager)
Bertin Martens (European Commission/JRC, Senior Economist)
Wolfgang Kerber (Philipps University Marburg, Professor)
Raphael Crouan (Startupbootcamp IoT, Founder & CEO)
PwC – Manager Technology Consulting & Innovation
Quinten is managing Digital Transformation and Innovation at PwC's Technology Consulting services in Belgium. Over the past decade Quinten has built strong expertise in Project Management and Project Assurance, successfully conducting a large series of projects in the financial sector, public sector (NATO, European Commission, European Union, YPTO, AKOV) and utility sector. The past 3 years Quinten was project manager for projects within the ISA² Programme of the European Commission (Community Building Open Source Observatory, Joinup and Sharing & Reuse of IT Solutions) and is currently acting project manager of the "Cross-Cutting Business Models for the IoT Study” (DG CNECT).
Since 2014 Quinten is active as Innovation Manager within the PwC EU Network, stimulating innovative thinking, organising EU Innovation Challenges, and training professionals on the Six Thinking Hats methodology. As of 2017 Quinten is part of the Experience Center programme within PwC EU.
PwC - Senior Manager Innovation & Development
Dr. Kristina Dervojeda specialises in policy research in the field of emerging technologies, with a particular focus on skills, and alternative/new forms of education and training. Specific topics of interest include skills for Key Enabling Technologies and leadership skills for high-tech professions. Kristina leads PwC Innovation Research Centre (IRC). She has been involved in various multi-country assignments for the European Commission in a role of Project Manager and Senior Expert. Examples include “Vision and Sectoral Pilot for Skills on Key Enabling Technologies”, for DG GROW, “Study on Skills related to KETs” for DG RTD, and “KETs Observatory Phase II” for EASME/DG GROW of the European Commission. Kristina holds a PhD degree in Innovation Management. Her PhD research focused on social aspects of business-academia collaboration networks in the fields of nano- and biotechnology.
Startupbootcamp IoT - Founder & CEO
Raphael is the Founder & CEO of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program based in London : http://bit.ly/SBCIoTCD.
With a background in Sales, Marketing & Strategic Business Development (Apple for 14 years / Gemalto), he’s a senior Adviser & Investor in various companies (Undagrid / Beasts of Balance).
He’s been an active speaker in multiple conferences around the world, most recently around IoT & Hardware investments.
He’s also :
* A Founding Board Member & Chair for the SMEs in the AIOTI (Alliance for IoT Innovation) at the European Commission.
* An adviser to MakerWharf, a community of Maker Spaces between London / Palo Alto & China, created by Lord Nat Wei
* A Founding Board Member of the French IoT Think Tank
* A Founding & Advisory Board member of the UK French Tech Hub
@raphcrouan ∣ http://bit.ly/raphcrouan
PwC - Manager Innovation & Development
Diederik has a background in the scientific analysis of the relationship between government policy and organisational behaviour. At PwC he performs strategic policy research and offer advice on major policy issues for both the European Commission and national governments. Also, he helps complex organizations gauge their transformational challenge and map out a path towards becoming a more innovative organisation.
He specialises in policy and strategy that encourages innovation, economic growth and human capital development. He has assisted international research and business consortia in project development and alliance building. He has been involved in projects on knowledge transfer, commercialisation of innovations, skills development in key enabling technologies, impact of business innovation, the development of technology clusters throughout Europe, and management of large-scale innovation projects. Also, Diederik has co-authored several EU policy studies on these topics.
Joint Research Centre of the European Commission Senior Economist Digital Economy
Bertin Martens is a senior economist and team leader for the Digital Economy research programme at the Joint Research Centre (Seville) of the European Commission. His current research interests focus on online services trade, copyright in digital media, data trade issues and the economics of online platforms. Prior to that, he was deputy Chief Economist for Trade in the European Commission in Brussels and carried out various other assignments in the European Commission, working extensively on international economic issues. He holds a PhD in economics from the Free University of Brussels.
Philipps University Marburg, School of Business and Economics, Professor of Economics
Wolfgang Kerber is Professor of Economics at Philipps-University Marburg (Germany). He was Fernand Braudel Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and Hauser Global Fellow at NYU Law School. He has done research in competition policy, evolutionary and innovation economics, law and economics and European integration. His main fields of research are (1) Multi-level legal systems (esp. EU) and regulatory competition, (2) Competition policy (esp. in regard to innovation) and Intellectual Property, and, most recently, (3) regulatory problems of the digital economy (esp. data governance, competition, and privacy). His recent publications are focussed on the economic analysis of regulatory aspects of privacy, digital exhaustion of copyrights, intellectual property on data and interoperability in the digital economy.