Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced that Stephen Gold, VP & General Manager, Connected Enterprise for Honeywell will be one of the keynote speakers at the annual IoT Symposium on August 31, 2017 at the Renaissance Waverly 2017 in partnership with title sponsor, Honeywell presenting sponsor SAP and gold sponsors AT&T and Cumberland Group.
Stephen Gold is Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell’s Connected Enterprise (IoT), responsible for driving the performance of its connected businesses, including product management, strategy, marketing, business development, and overall architecture across its strategic business groups that make up this $40 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader. His work underscores Honeywell’s transformation to becoming a software-industrial company, built on world-class Internet of Things (IoT) and next generation analytics technology, all delivered on a single connected platform called Sentience. His responsibilities include leading performance and innovation globally at Honeywell’s software development Centers of Excellence, including China, India, and Atlanta, and working closely with customers to deliver world-class connected products for the home, commercial and industrial settings.
Prior to this role, Stephen served as a principal architect, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), and Vice President, Business Development of IBM’s Watson Group. Prior to that, Stephen was CMO of SPSS Inc., a provider of predictive analytics software and solutions that was acquired by IBM. Before SPSS, he was President of the Aberdeen Group, a publically held data science firm where he drove 28 percent year over year growth and expanded operations in 22 markets. Stephen also held senior leadership positions at various start-ups including CMO at Digital Market (now Oracle), CEO of Azerity (now ModelN) and Vice President of Reptron Electronics.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
“Honeywell delivers the power of a connected business tackling some of business’s most challenging issues, with greater insights and real time recommendations, delivered via our IoT platform – Sentience,” said Stephen Gold, vice president and general manager of Honeywell Connected Enterprises. “We are continually recruiting top software development, data, analytic and AI talent to join us at our new, state-of-the-art development center in Atlanta. At Honeywell, these individuals will develop next generation solutions for areas as diverse as aviation and automotive, home and building, supply chain and process automation, that truly impact and change the world we live in.” said Stephen Gold, VP and General Manager.
“IoT is transforming nearly everything we do in business and in life as smart devices and technologies rapidly continue to connect us,” said TAG President and CEO Larry Williams.
The 2017 IoT Symposium is expected to bring together approximately 600 attendees, with a focus on executive leadership. The symposium will also offer a diverse mix of engaging keynote speakers, innovation talks, high-caliber roundtables, deep-dive breakouts, networking opportunities, a VIP Reception and an all-delegate closing presentation.
For more information about the IoT Symposium and how to register for the event, visit: http://www.tagonline.org/iotga/.
About Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 33,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.
The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 33 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information about TAG, visit: www.tagonline.org or the TAG community website at www.hubga.com.