Visionary leaders from Axeda, AT&T, Broadcom, Deutsche Telekom, Intel, Gartner, GE, Oracle, Salesforce and Wipro to be featured in general sessions

FOXBORO, Mass – April 9, 2014 – Axeda Corporation, the leading cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced a marquee lineup of speakers for Axeda Connexion 2014 IoT conference, to be held May 5 to May 8, 2014 in the Innovation District in Boston, Massachusetts.  The event, designed for a global IoT audience, focuses on how businesses are using the IoT to transform their organization and customer interactions.  2014 marks the ninth year of the event, and features high-profile speakers and informative presentations from industry thought leaders and front-line business and technical leaders who have deployed innovative IoT solutions on the Axeda Machine Cloud®.   

Axeda Connexion, the IoT event of the year, has doubled in size since moving to the Innovation District in Boston.  This year’s conference is expected to be the industry’s biggest customer-led gathering and features more than 50 sessions across three topic tracks including presentations from IoT pioneers Carestream, Elekta, EMC, Leica, Tyco and Ventana Roche.  The conference program will cover the latest in IoT analytics, big data, security, connected health, global connection and deployment strategies and much more, delivering real-world customer insights and solutions, best practices, and trends and challenges that will define the evolution of the IoT.   The agenda is also packed with hands-on sessions and features a pre-conference IOT Olympiad Hackathon May 2 to May 4 and IoT Developer Boot Camp day on Monday May 5.

Connexion 2014 Keynotes

The conference general sessions include a set of inspiring keynotes from special guests and industry visionaries including:

  • Todd DeSisto, Axeda President and CEO
  • Joe Andruzzi, The Joe Andruzzi Foundation
  • Alan Atkins, Wipro Vice President and Global Head of M2M
  • Brian Bedrosian, Senior Director of Embedded Wireless, Broadcom
  • Markus Breitbach, Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, Deutsche Telekom
  • Peter Coffee, VP of Strategic Research, Salesforce.com
  • Rick Lisa, Group Sales Director, Intel
  • Paul Rogers, Chief Development Officer, GE
  • Mike Troiano, Vice President, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T
  • Peter Utzschneider, Vice President Product Management, Oracle
  • Alfonso Velosa, Research Director, Gartner
  • Bill Zujewski, CMO, Axeda


“The wide range of companies represented at Connexion 2014 is a reflection of the broad reach and impact of the Internet of Things,” said Todd DeSisto, Axeda president and CEO.  “By bringing together customers, developers, partners and industry thought-leaders, Axeda continues to drive the innovation agenda and provide examples of breakthrough customer experiences within the IoT.”

Axeda also previously announced its support of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit 5019(c)(3) organization dedicated to alleviating cancer’s financial and emotional burdens on patients, as well as funding critical pediatric brain cancer research.  A portion of all Connexion 2014 event proceeds will be donated to the Joe Andruzzi Foundation.

For more information about Connexion 2014, and to register visit http://connexion.axeda.com/.  For continuous Axeda Connexion news and updates, follow Axeda on twitter at @Axeda and join the conversation using #CX14.

About Axeda

Axeda provides the most advanced cloud-based service and software for managing connected products and machines and implementing innovative machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. We reduce the cost and complexity of connecting and remotely servicing the products of the world’s leading companies. Our customers use the Axeda Machine Cloud® to turn machine data into valuable information, to build and run innovative IoT applications, and to optimize business processes by integrating machine and sensor data.

By relying on the Axeda® Platform to power their connected products and connected enterprise, companies are transforming their business by improving customer satisfaction, reducing costs, and generating new sources of revenue. The IoT solutions behind these connected products include remote service, predictive maintenance, usage-based billing, asset tracking, mHealth, and more. Join our developer community at: http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at http://www.axeda.com.

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Published Date: 
04/09/2014