Technology Association of Georgia
Julie Bryant Fisher
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IoT Converge Announces Global IoT Leader as Keynote Speaker
IBM GM to talk Watson and advances in IoT
ATLANTA, GA-- July 31, 2018 – Cameron Clayton, General Manager of IBM Watson Media and Weather, will be a mainstage keynote speaker at the IoT Converge 2018 event on September 10th at the Georgia Tech Hotel.
Clayton oversees a portfolio of cognitive businesses within IBM, including Watson Advertising, Watson Media, and The Weather Company. These businesses creates decision support offerings and enterprise IoT solutions for a number of industries and marketers, including aviation, transportation, retail, insurance, media, energy & utilities, oil & gas, consumer packaged goods, quick service restaurants and more. Clayton will preview upcoming launches within IBM Watson Content and share developments across the IoT Platform that will disrupt the marketplace.
IoT Converge 2018, in partnership with AT&T Smart Cities and the TAG Mobility and TAG Cloud societies, will bring together the brightest minds in IOT for an immersive experience that spotlights the IOT convergence that is connecting multiple industries, driving business growth and igniting the tech ecosystem. The 2018 theme, Change, Connect, Converge, will highlight trailblazers, like The Weather Company, leading innovation within the IoT industry who will share their experiences, strategies and collaborations with some uncommon partners.
Clayton, who will share industry insights, was most recently CEO and general manager of The Weather Company, where he oversaw the company’s valuable portfolio of consumer products and digital businesses including The Weather Channel® (weather.com) and Weather Underground (wunderground.com) as well as the business solutions unit. The product portfolio includes the No. 1 weather application on all major platforms, a top-20 website, the world’s largest network of personal weather stations, and top solutions for industries such as aviation, energy, insurance, media and more. Clayton was also instrumental in orchestrating IBM’s acquisition of The Weather Company in 2015.
Attracting international companies and speakers, IoT Converge 2018 is an exclusive opportunity to interact with 500 tech professionals, hear from globally recognized keynotes, engage in 8 curated breakout sessions, and demo next-gen solutions with 30+ innovators.
For more information about IoT Converge 2018 and to register, visit: www.IoTConvergeATL.com.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 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 27 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 visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website atwww.hubga.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.
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