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Thursday, July 2 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
LF Edge Mini-Summit

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LF Edge Summit is a 90 minute, single-track event on the topic of IoT and Edge Computing. The main goal of this LF Edge event is to provide an overview of the edge projects under the umbrella including Akraino Edge Stack, EdgeX Foundry, Project EVE, and more. LF Edge leaders will share insight into what’s to come, and discuss Edge business models & use cases.

There will also be an Edge Panel: Business model innovations brought by 5G and Edge computing 
5G, Edge computing, cloud native, and AI will transform the telco and many vertical industries. These technologies will create many business models that we have not seen before. The current health crisis has created new thinking and how we leverage and apply these technologies to common good. In this panel, we will discuss these technologies, business models, use cases across many industries.

  • 12:00 - 12:05 PM   Introduction & Kick off – Arpit Joshipura, The Linux Foundation 
  • 12:05 - 12:15 PM   Akraino Edge Stack overview - Kandan Kathirvel, AT&T
  • 12:15 - 12:25 PM   Lessons Learned in Creating Edge Management with OSS - Jim White, IOTech Systems
  • 12:25 - 12:35 PM   Project EVE overview - Jason Shepherd, ZEDEDA
  • 12:35 - 1:00 PM   Edge Panel – Business model innovations brought by 5G and Edge computing
    Kandan Kathirvel, AT&T
    Sandip Kamat, HP
    Renu N Navale, Intel
    Sajith Balraj, Qualcomm
    Moderator: Balaji Ethirajulu, Ericsson
  • 1:00 - 1:10 PM   State of the Edge - Matt Trifiro, Vapor IO
  • 1:10 - 1:20 PM   Home Edge, Fledge, Open Horizon, Baetyl - Arpit Joshipura, The Linux Foundation
  • 1:20 - 1:30 PM   Q&A

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Kandan Kathirvel

Director, AT&T
Kandan is the Director at AT&T Labs and he leads the innovations of 5G and Edge Computing. In addition, he serves as a Technical Steering Committee (TSC) Chair at Akraino Edge Stack and Technical Advisory Council (TAC) at Linux Foundation. Kandan served on the OpenStack board of directors... Read More →
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Balaji Ethirajulu

Senior Director Product Management, Ericsson
Balaji Ethirajulu is a senior director of product management at Ericsson, driving technologies in the areas of open source, automation, orchestration, NFV, SDN, 5G, cloud-native, edge computing, networking, and IoT. He has more than 25 years of experience in product management, technology... Read More →
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Arpit Joshipura

General Manager of Networking, IoT and Edge, The Linux Foundation
Arpit Joshipura is an executive leader and open source software evangelist across carriers, cloud and enterprise IT - spanning technology areas like networking, orchestration, operating systems, security, AI, edge, hardware and silicon. He was voted “Top 5 Movers and Shakers... Read More →
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Matt Trifiro

Chief Marketing Officer, Vapor IO
Matt Trifiro is the chief marketing officer of Vapor IO where he leads the company’s global marketing, branding and communications efforts. He is an expert in edge computing, is Chair of LF Edge's State of the Edge project. He is a technology industry veteran and a serial en... Read More →
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Jason Shepherd

VP Ecosystem, ZEDEDA and Board Member, LF Edge, ZEDEDA
Jason Shepherd is VP of Ecosystem at ZEDEDA and the governing board chair of the Linux Foundation’s LF Edge organization. Prior to joining ZEDEDA, Jason was CTO for the Dell Technologies Edge and IoT Solutions Division. His proven track record as a thought leader in the market is... Read More →
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Jim White

CTO, IOTech Systems
Jim White is CTO of IOTech Systems – a UK based edge/IoT software products and solutions company. Prior to joining IOTech, Jim was a Distinguished Engineer and IoT Platform Development Director for Dell Technologies. There he created and architected the project that became EdgeX... Read More →
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Sandip Kamat

Global Product Management & Strategy, HP
In his role at HP, Sandip has responsibility for leading HP's product & solutions strategy within the Retail Solutions Global Business Unit. His specific focus is on Edge, Analytics, IoT, AI & other growth initiatives.Sandip has over 20 years’ experience in Product Management... Read More →
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Renu N Nevale

Vice President & General Manger, Edge Computing & Ecosystem Enabling, Intel Corporation
Renu N. Navale is vice president in the Data Platforms Group and general manager of the edge computing and ecosystem enabling division at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for overall strategy, software and platforms that strengthen Intel’s presence in the network edge computing... Read More →
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Sajith Balraj

Director Business Development & Product Management, Qualcomm
Sajith Balraj is Director of XR Product Management for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. He is responsible for go-to-market, product roadmap/planning, and partnerships for Qualcomm's cloud gaming, augmented and virtual reality viewer, smartphone and wireless efforts.Sajith has held product... Read More →

Thursday July 2, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
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