Chief Futurist aka ‘Mr. IoT’, Robert Schmid, will be the guest speaker at the next Maui TechOhana on November 21, presented by Maui Economic Development Board.
A Deloitte Consulting LLP principal, Robert has more than 20 years of experience transforming Global Fortune 100 and start‐up companies to new 21st century technologies. He has extensive experience delivering business value for clients through innovative solutions and effective partnerships in the areas of Industrial Innovation, the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile workforce, cloud computing, wearables, AR/VR, merger integration, complex integrations, ERP implementations, digital supply networks (DSN), social media, and offshore and outsourcing.
A new resident of Maui and self-described “pragmatically audacious executive”, Robert is the co-host of the popular, online, YouTube-live program “Coffee with Mr. IoT” Fridays. The show features lively, interesting conversations with the builders, dreamers, the founders, the parents and the wild children of the IoT universe.
The frequent author and public speaker will talk story with Maui entrepreneurs at MEDB’s Malcolm Center on November 21.
“Everything is getting connected! At this year’s CES (the leading conference for consumer technology) we saw connected kitchen appliances, fitness trackers, lights, doorbells, washers and dryers, cars, scooters, entertainment systems, everything!” Join Robert as he shares his vision of the future of the connected world!
Maui TechOhana meetings provide an informal networking opportunity open to anyone interested in Maui’s technology industry. Events include a short presentation on a relevant topic in business or technology, followed by the opportunity to talk with others with similar professional interests.
Maui TechOhana is on Thursday, November 21, 5:30pm – 7:00pm at the Malcolm Center, 1305 N. Holopono Street, Suite 5, Kihei. The event is free with pupus and refreshments served. Seats are limited. Details and RSVP at www.mauitechohana.com.