IoT Trends and Insights for Hardware Startups



Are you an IoT geek? Then you don’t want to miss this coming IoT event with the experts from Microsoft and Wearable IoT World!

Hosted by Hardware Massive and sponsored by Global Sources Startup Launchpad and CoCoon, this event will feature William Dam, Senior Technical Evangelist from Microsoft, and Francis Ng, Managing Director Asia of Wearable IoT World (the world's first accelerator focused on the Internet of Things, wearables and emerging technology markets), to share their views on IoT and hardware development. Join us to learn and meet with these thought leaders in the region!


14:00 - 14:30 Registration and networking over beer and pizza

14:30 - 14:45 Opening remarks

14:45 - 15:15 Presentation 1: IoT Trend and Development, by William Dam from Microsoft

15:15 - 15:45 Presentation 2: Trends of Wearable IoT, by Francis Ng from Wearable IoT World

15:45 - 15:50 Break

15:50 - 16:20 Panel discussion on IoT: Moderator: Ben Wong from Global Sources; Panelists: Greg Fisher from Hardware Massive; Willian Dam from Microsoft; Francis Ng from Wearable IoT World

16:20 – 17:00 Networking over beer and pizza

Speakers Info

William Dam l Senior Technical Evangelist of Microsoft Hong Kong DX Team

William Dam serves as the Microsoft Hong Kong Bizspark Champ and also responsible for Windows platform developer adoption. William has involved with partner engagement, process and startups advisory on technology and lately focusing on IoT and Fintech segment.

Francis Ng l Managing Director Asia at Wearable IoT World

Francis is the Managing Director, Asia at Wearable IoT World, a global accelerator for wearable tech and has 20 years of R&D experience and a rich background in software engineering and business development. Mr. Ng specializes in product management, Internet, startups, and consulting, helping several companies launch in the Chinese market. Through the years, Francis has developed a wide network of business, technology and investment professionals across China, Europe and the U.S.

Greg Fisher l Founder/CEO at Berkeley Sourcing Group, Co-Founder of Hardware Massive

Greg Fisher works with startups to manufacture innovative products, and help establish Hardware Massive, the global hardware startup ecosystem, and the annual conference, Hardware Con, whose missions are to empower hardware startups to succeed through networking, education, and access to resources.

Ben Wong l Head of Startup Launchpad

Ben Wong is responsible for developing Startup Launchpad – Asia’s first B2B tradeshow + tech conference event for hardware startups – and manages the company’s cross-border O2O distribution channels for emerging brands in the Asia Pacific region.

About the Organizer:

Hardware Massive is the global platform for hardware startups to meet locally, connect globally with the hardware startup ecosystem and access insider information and resources.

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Thu Jul 21, 2016
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM HKT
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Venue Address
3/F, Citicorp Centre, 18 Whitfield Road, Tin Hau, Hong Kong, Tin Hau, Hong Kong Hong Kong