Life Lessons: Have faith in your abilities, and know that it’s ok to take some risks

Travelling the world was once the norm for Jon Arnold, VP of sales, EMEA, RealWear, Inc. But working from home has improved productivity, quality of life and perhaps the planet. He couldn’t have said that if he’d become a pilot or a foreign correspondent, as he once hoped.

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Life Lessons: Keep it simple and put yourself in your customers’ shoes

Simon Wilson is chief technology officer for Aruba UK & Ireland , a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. In this role, he works as a brand ambassador articulating the Aruba vision for experience-driven infrastructure.

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Life Lessons: Don’t be afraid to be ambitious and voice your opinions!

Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller, PTC’s chief diversity officer, was inspired by the work that had gone into large, corporate law books that surround her as a child. She’s still inspired by her surroundings, only now they include amazing applications for the Internet of Things, as well as the beauty and intellectual stimulus of Iceland.

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Life Lessons: Chef to the Queen, weapons trainee, and bank CTO – it’s no ordinary route to the top

Alan Payne describes the extraordinary path that has brought him to become CIO at Sensyne Health, and the lessons learned along the way.

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Life Lessons: Dodging the dockyard, Waite aligned with people first and found business usually follows

Career openings in computer software were non-existent when Gary Waite, head of eSIM Strategy at Sim Local, started job hunting. He’s since travelled the world and learned to get to know people’s objective then find a way to work together.

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Life Lessons: Graduate attorney, consultant, entrepreneur, COO. Don’t be risk averse

Chris Port is chief operating officer of Boomi, a Dell Technologies business, but he’s worn many business hats along the way. They have taught him many lessons, one of the most important being to take entrepreneurial risks early in life. Here he shares his experiences with IoT Now.

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Life Lessons: Rock star to resistors to robotics

A love of guitars led Tom Canning indirectly to the Internet of Things and his role as head of IoT and Devices at Canonical. Here, he tells IoT Now how his imagination was fired up lately by an enhanced computer vision use case, he shares about his worst boss, and the importance of listening to

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Life Lessons: Look at business as a game of chess

A sense of perspective is vital in business, says Terry Greer-King, vice president of EMEA, at Sonic Wall Inc. Take time to look at how individual challenges link together. And he’s seen it’s OK to be driven, but leaders need to work with their team.

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Life Lessons: Focus narrowly when you’re building a business

Alan Grau, VP of IoT at Sectigo, has been fascinated by business since the age of 10. Along the way, other people’s mistakes have taught him only to hire friends if they’re qualified, and to be ready for competition and opportunity wherever it comes from.

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Life lessons: From counting stars, to making marketing strategies

Shashi Kiran, chief marketing and product officer at Aryaka, which delivers fully managed, end-to-end global SD-WAN service for the cloud-first era tells IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan how travelling influences planning and directing marketing strategies.

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Life Lessons: Don’t sweat it!

Jason Soroko, CTO-IoT for Sectigo tells Jeremy Cowan he expects predictive maintenance to have a lasting impact on all our lives.

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Life Lessons: From saving bees to learning from Chernobyl

Charles Towers-Clark, founder and CEO of IoT solution provider Pod Group, tells IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan how he has learned from navigating complicated, centralised bureaucracies.

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Life Lessons: Will we pay for a car or healthcare with our data?

Nikita Ivanov, co-founder and CTO, GridGain Systems tells IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan how important it is to delegate, and how data may subsidise our future cars.

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Life Lessons: Altar boy, would-be pilot, and CEO

Richard Baker, CEO of GeoSpock tells IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan about a diet of snakes and insects, plus the value of tenacity, fixing stuff and building a rapport in business.

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Life Lessons Q&A: Early work on a precursor to the internet

IoT Now talks to Bobby Srinivasan, CEO of Mobileum As a child what job did you want? Believe it or not, I wanted to join the Army. 

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Life Lessons: Path set by my ten-year-old self

IoT Now talks to Markus Larsson is vice president, Global Business Development at PARC. As a child what job did you want to have when you grew up? I recently found something I wrote when I was ten years old, predicting what I would be doing when I was 25. I clearly had my mind made

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