Accelerating & Optimizing Business Outcomes with Industrial IoT & AI

Virtual Conference sponsored by Hitachi Vantara

Thursday, February 11, 2021

11:00 AM (ET)


Industrial customers need actionable insights to improve safety, streamline operations, increase efficiencies, reduce costs, and improve profitability in running their industrial operations. They can get these insights, and deliver key outcomes, by deploying industrial IoT solutions that pull data from their assets, operations applications, and business systems, migrate the data to a structured data store at the edge and in the cloud, and interpret the data using analytics. However, these deployments can be expensive and time-consuming, requiring specialized OT-IT system integration expertise, customer domain knowledge, and technology skills such as edge computing, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and data management.

Strategic Collaborations can provide End-to-end experience, and co-innovation to speed up the time to market & develop new Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Key Topics Covered

  • Explore what is Coming For The Channels 2021 & beyond
  • What approach you should consider for growing your Partner Ecosystem
  • The importance of co-innovating to develop new Industrial Internet of Things applications


Jay McBain is one of the most visible and respected thought leaders in the global channel. Named to the Top 40 Under Forty by the Business Review as well as numerous channel magazines top influencer lists, he is often sought out for industry guidance and future trends. He has spent his 27-year career in various executive channel sales, marketing, and strategy roles

Specializing in the Oil/Gas, Power/Utilities and Industrials/Mfg/Aerospace industry, Sid Verma brings in more than 20+ years of strategic problem solving and delivery experience; advising C-Suite/ Senior Officials to help organizations transform their businesses,

Industry professional with 25 years of experience in Auto, Trucking and Machinery industry around product development, manufacturing, and after market space. Proven track record in building and deploying large scale industrial solutions around the world. 10+ years of experience in running a global

David McKnight joined Hitachi in 2016 with an eye to broaden his work in Industrial IoT and Digital Manufacturing. At Hitachi Vantara, he is driving manufacturing operations excellence solutions with clients across various industries. Prior to his tenure with Hitachi, David has focused on providing