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Connected devices will be just another touchpoint in our increasingly digital lives

Personalization in the Age of IoT

More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables - activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what "IoT" means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be.

We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smart's sake," and many brands remain in that corner. But many brands are also gradually opting for more strategic approaches. They're taking a breath and stepping back to examine both existing and potential IoT experiences, asking themselves whether their products lend real value. Once we reach this goal, the implications for personalization are staggering. Consumers will expect devices they use and items they wear to be connected and add value to their lives. We'll expect scales to weigh us, assess our body fat, and sync with our mobile device for personalized recommendations. Connected devices will be just another touchpoint in our increasingly digital lives. As a result, we'll have the data, personalized touchpoints, and context to achieve great success with spot-on relevance that continues to evolve.

In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Lindsay, Director of Product Marketing at Adobe, will look at the building blocks of IoT personalization (from leveraging data insights to delivering consistency across channels), the current pain points and provide some example use cases of what personalization in the age of IoT will look like.

Speaker Bio
Kevin Lindsay heads up product marketing for Adobe Target. He is an expert on conversion optimization and personalization, and speaks frequently at industry events around the globe. He was with Omniture prior to its acquisition by Adobe, and previously held product and strategic marketing positions at search software companies Mercado and Verity. Lindsay is a Canadian expat who enjoys life with his family in the hills above Silicon Valley.

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In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Woods, Director, Mobile Product & Strategy - Adobe Marketing Cloud, covered key IoT and mobile trends that are forcing mobile transformation, key components of a solid mobile strategy and explored how brands are effectively driving mobile change throughout the enterprise.

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Speaker Bio
Roger Woods is Director, Mobile Product & Strategy - Adobe Marketing Cloud. He owns the Adobe Marketing Cloud mobile product strategy. Since joining Adobe six years ago, he launched Adobe Mobile services, an Adobe Marketing Cloud core service, which transformed mobile app analytics, testing, targeting, location, and, messaging solutions, enabling Adobe customers to strengthen their mobile business. He works with many clients across all verticals to help create their mobile strategy and execute on their mobile initiatives. Roger is passionate about mobile marketing and has served on Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) workgroups to define mobile marketing standards and best practices.

Roger's prior work experience includes 10 years at IBM within the Global Services product management team driving major initiatives in IBM's cloud strategy. He was instrumental in helping transform traditional IBM software license-based businesses to a hosted SaaS business model.

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All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

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Track 1: Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation
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Track 3: Internet of Things & Cloud
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Track 6: DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Containers
Track 7: Enterprise IoT & IIoT
Track 8: IoT Developer
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There are over 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.

Join @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040), June 7-9, 2016 in New York City, for three days of intense 'Internet of Things' discussion and focus, including Big Data's indispensable role in IoT, Smart Grids and Industrial Internet of Things, Wearables and Consumer IoT, as well as (new) IoT's use in Vertical Markets.

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