Licensing Executives Society - Annual Meeting

Dr. Johnson presenting - From Connected Homes to Smart Cars: Consumer Applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) 

Licensing Executives Society - Annual Meeting 
Monday, October 6th, 4:15-5:30PM

Google's recent acquisition of Nest Labs for $3.2 billion the first major acquisition in the field of home automation, one of the fastest growing segments of the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. IDC estimates that the number of connected devices will grow to 212 billion by 2020, with about 30 billion devices smart enough to operate without human control. When it comes to consumer applications, the key IoT markets include Home Automation, Automotive (Telematics), and Wearables (Quantified Self). Each of these markets represents significant growth opportunities, estimated to reach $22.4 billion (home automation), $39.15 billion (telematics) and $30.2 billion (wearables), respectively, by 2020.
This workshop will focus on new challenges and opportunities related to intellectual property and monetization in the IoT consumer market. The panel includes IP and business leaders from companies, startups and organizations representing all three leading sectors of the IoT consumer ecosystem. The discussion will include the following points:

  • Major technology trends in key consumer sectors of the IoT ecosystem
  • Value creation opportunities and emerging business and revenue models
  • Major challenges and enablers facing the IoT growth
  • IP standards and IP licensing issues

Moderator: Efrat Kasznik, President, Foresight Valuation Group & Chair of the Content, Communications and Cloud (3CX)
Amin ArbabianProfessor, Stanford University
Dr. Shawana Johnson, President, Global Marketing Insights, Inc.
Gene Wang, CEO, PeoplePower ‚Äč
Date & Time: Monday, October 6th, 4:15PM-5:30PM PST
Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Registration: Online at

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Event date: 10-06-2014
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