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Session 3: Science and Business! Part 1

Scientific advances and technological change are important drivers to the economic performance. The ability to create, distribute and exploit knowledge has become a major source of competitive advantage, wealth creation and improvements in the quality of life.

And at the INL SUMMIT 2018, we will discuss science is playing a key role in innovation and economic growth.

Chair: Björn Segerblom, Chairman of the INL Industry Advisory Board

  • Gerard de Bourbon, Chief Evangelist, Tele2iot, Sweden

  • José Antonio Gómez Requena, Mahle Electronics, S.A., Spain


Mr. De Bourbon is an executive with more than 28 plus years of significant international management, sales, marketing, consulting, strategy, business development, digital transformation, IoT, Nano IoT, Security, AI, blockchain, cognitive and neural networking, contextual learning, finance, operations, mergers and acquisitions background gained at several blue chip, companies in the IT /Telecom industry, such as Verizon, CA, IBM, HP, Lucent, Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard.

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José Antonio has been working in electronics R&D for more than 20 years. During this time, José Antonio has played different roles as software engineer, hardware engineer, system engineer, RTL engineer, validation manager, R&D director or functional safety manager. Along his career, he has participated in different projects from power electronics to network-on-chip, through different markets like consumer, industrial or automotive.

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Later Event: October 16
Coffee Break