Axeda Connexion 2013 Opens with Record Attendance and Largest Ever Exhibition
The Premier M2M Event Dedicated to the Exchange of Information through Unique
Exposure to Customers, Partners and Analysts
BOSTON, May 7, 2013
BOSTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The eighth annual Connexion conference
kicked off in Boston today with its best attendance ever, as more than 500 M2M
pioneers, customers, analysts and partners gathered for one of the most
anticipated conferences of the year.Those who couldn't make it to Boston's
seaport district are following a fast-moving stream of tweets using the
Twitter hash tag #cx13.
Axeda Connexion is the premier event for thought leaders in the
Machine-to-Machine conversation. In keeping with this year's theme "Welcome
to the Machine Cloud", the event has attracted the best and brightest in the
field, creating opportunities to learn about M2M's most important issues.
Todd DeSisto, Axeda's President, opened with an inspiring introduction and
description of the conference agenda. He announced a contribution to One Fund
Boston, to which 10% of all conference proceeds will be donated on behalf of
Connexion 2013 participants.
The following keynotes are set to present after Mr. DeSisto's introduction,
oAndrew McAfee, principal research scientist at the Center for Digital
Business, MIT will present "Race Against the Machine".
oMichael Troiano, vice president, advanced mobility solutions will present
"The New World of Hybridization: M2M Wireless Transforming Businesses".
oMichele Pelino, principal analyst, Forrester Research; Ayan Mukerji, SVP
and global head of media and telecoms, Wipro; NS Bala, SVP and global head
of manufacturing and technology, Wipro; and David Stevenson, customer
experience solutions, Alcatel-Lucent will present "Accelerating Value from
M2M – The Path to Connected Solutions".
oPeter Coffee, vice president and head of platform research, Salesforce.com
will present "Above the Cloud: Scalable Social Models in a Sensor-Rich,
Fully Connected World".
oBill Zujewski, CMO and executive vice present of product strategy, Axeda,
will present "The Machine of the Future".
oAndrzej Ochocki, head of marketing and proposition, Deutsche Telekom, will
present "Machine-to-Machine – The Internet of Things. New Business
Opportunities through Innovation and Partnerships".
oTom Sears, technical vice president, service lifecycle management, PTC,
will present "Smarter Products and Service".
oChris Rezendes, president of INEX Advisors will moderate an industry panel
on "Implications of the Machine Cloud".
Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn from some of the most
successful M2M implementations on the market today. The business track is
kicked off by a customer panel on "The Connected Product Journey" featuring
Mettler Toledo, Varian and Sealed Air; followed by in-depth customer case
studies by M2M visionaries from GE Power and Water, ACUO Technologies,
Getinge, Diebold and Abbott Laboratories.
Also at Connexion 2013, Axeda will again honor the industry's top M2M
solutions at the M2Me Awards. Winners will be announced following the annual
conference awards dinner on Tuesday evening, May 7, 2013.
About Axeda Connexion
Connected product professionals who work to stay abreast and look ahead to the
ever-changing opportunities in M2M turn to Axeda Connection for provocative
keynotes, face-to-face time with peers, luminaries, industry analysts and
established companies for a complete view of the industry. Axeda Connexion
2013 takes place May 5-9 at the Renaissance Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA.
Visit http://connexion.axeda.comto register. Follow #cx13 on Twitter for
real-time event updates.
Axeda provides the leading cloud-based service and software for managing
connected products and implementing innovative M2M applications —
significantly reducing the cost and complexity of connecting and remotely
servicing the products of the world's leading companies. Axeda customers use
its M2M application enablement platform to deliver innovative M2M solutions
and optimize their business processes with data from their connected products.
By relying on the Axeda® Platform to power their connected products, companies
are transforming their business by improving customer satisfaction, reducing
costs, and generating new sources of revenue.The M2M solutions behind these
connected products range from remote service, fleet management, usage-based
insurance, asset tracking, mHealth, and more. Join our developer community at:
http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at www.axeda.com.
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