WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 EUROPE

February 7 - 8, 2017
ICM – Internationales Congress Center München (Germany)

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For the past 11 years WT | Wearable Technologies has organized conferences around the topic of wearables, thus making this conference THE meeting point for global professionals involved in this field of technology. This is the 2017 B2B2C event for the entire wearable ecosystem. On top of the conference stage, WT has an extensive exhibition area which features companies from every market segment, therefore offering you the ideal networking experience.

We offer tickets and exhibition packages for startups at a reduced fee. Click here.

For some impressions of last year’s event check out the video below:

Speakers 2017

  • Andreas Gall, Red Bull Media House

    Andreas Gall, Red Bull Media House

    Biography

    Born on July 2nd, 1964 in Munich. Professional radio and television engineer, sound engineer. CEO of SAE, Austria’s first private sound engineering school. Deputy head of technology at Antenne Bayern radio station from 1989 to 1991; head of technology of 104.6 RTL (Berlin). Founder and CEO of Mondocom GmbH (Munich and Vienna) in 1992, which operates the technical premises of Austrian national radio Ö3 since 1998. From 2002 to 2007 Chief technology officer for Austrian national broadcaster ORF. Chief technology officer Officer of Red Bull Media House since 2007. Married, one son.

  • Anne Beuttenmüller, Niantic

    Anne Beuttenmüller, Niantic

    Biography

    Anne Beuttenmüller joined Google 9 years ago. After more than 6 years working in Ad Sales,
    consulting for media, creative and performance agencies, she joined Google’s internal startup Niantic Labs. When 2015 Niantic Inc. became an independent company she decided to leave Google to join Niantic, Inc. and now she is responsible for product marketing across EMEA.
    Anne is a passionate Ingress and Pokémon GO Player, mother of two and lives with her husband in Hamburg, Germany.

  • Terho Lahtinen, Suunto

    Terho Lahtinen, Suunto

    Biography

    Terho has over 25 years of experience of sports wearables as an athlete and, since 2000, in various product and business related roles at Suunto including new product concepting, consumer experience and insights collection. Currently in Suunto Tomorrow Team, he is driving Movesense, an open development platform for motion sensing solutions.

  • Maria Bobrowska, TUI Group

    Maria Bobrowska, TUI Group

    Biography

    Maria Bobrowska has led numerous mobile initiatives related to improving in destination experience across TUI Group portfolio of hotels. She is also responsible for scope definition and roll out of specific apps for the Group. Her main objective is to ensure the adequate mobile proposition is in place across Group Portfolio to ease, satisfy and anticipate customers’ needs. At the same time she is an advocate of mobile change across the business.

  • Dr.-Ing. Michael Strohmayr, Tacterion GmbH

    Dr.-Ing. Michael Strohmayr, Tacterion GmbH

    Biography

    Dr.-Ing. Michael Strohmayr invented and developed the base for tacterion’s sensorskin technology at the Robotics and Mechatronics Center of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). He is responsible for Strategy, Polymer Sensor Technology, IP Management as well as the Manufacturing Technology. He studied Mechatronics at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg and Biomedical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich. He did his Ph.D. in Robotics at the
    Institute for Intelligent Process Control and Robotics (IPR) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and at DLR. He has extensive work experience from DLR (more than 10 years) and Bosch.

  • Chris Goeltner, Osram Opto Semiconductors Inc

    Chris Goeltner, Osram Opto Semiconductors Inc

    Biography

    Chris Goeltner is product manager at Osram Opto Semiconductors in Sunnyvale, California where is responsible for sensor products serving the wearables market. He held marketing positions at Texas Instruments and several Silicon Valley start-ups in the renewable energy and semiconductor industry. After receiving his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology he started his career at Mercedes-Benz and Siemens.

  • Gerd Büschel, Covestro

    Gerd Büschel, Covestro

    Biography

    Gerd Büschel is experienced in R2R production technologies and has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and sales of thermoplastic films, foams and adhesives for Covestro (former Bayer Material Science).

  • Sampo Härkönen, Infineon Technologies AG

    Sampo Härkönen, Infineon Technologies AG

    Biography

    Sampo Härkönen Senior Manager Pressure Sensor Marketing Infineon Technologies AG
    M.Sc. Electrical Engineering and M.Sc. Business Administration

    Sampo Härkönen works for Infineon Technologies as a Senior Manager, Pressure Sensor Marketing. He has lived in Munich, Germany since July 2014. Sampo has never liked reading long user manuals and he has always been passionate about smart phones and other consumer electronics devices which feel human and are intuitive to use. Such a great user experience is possible by using sensors that can help the device to cope with the environment. Sensors like a barometric pressure sensor can even motivate users to follow heathier life style, for example by counting the calories consumed.

    Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS) have made miniaturization and integration of sensor systems possible. Sampo has followed MEMS technology development since late 90’s when he worked for Nokia Corporation. During his time in Nokia he held several key positions and spent 3.5 years in Bay Area California scouting for new technologies. Sampo led Nokia’s audio sourcing team during the time when MEMS microphones replaced conventional Electret-Condenser-Microphones (ECMs) and considers it an excellent example of technology disruption. After Nokia he worked for AAC Technologies where he was responsible for strategy, new business development and sales. Sampo was a board member of MEMS Technologies PTE in Singapore after AAC became a major shareholder of that company.

  • Frederik Hermann, Huami/ Amazfit

    Frederik Hermann, Huami/ Amazfit

    Biography

    Frederik Hermann is the Head of Marketing & Sales at Huami. Launched in 2014, Huami is the second largest manufacturer of wearables in the world. The company’s mission is to seamlessly connect biomechanical signals and daily activities with smart data services to promote healthy living and to make our lives easier. Huami’s line of activity trackers and smartwatches, including the Amazfit Pace, Arc, Moonbeam and Equator, track activity without sacrificing style. Huami is also the exclusive provider of wearable technology for Xiaomi and since establishing this partnership, the company sold over 31 Million devices. Huami is privately-held and headquartered in Beijing and Mountain View, CA. Mr. Hermann joined Huami coming from Jawbone and Lumo Bodytech, he graduated from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Information Engineering and Management and immigrated to the United States in 2006 with telecommunications provider Jajah.

  • Al Lakhani, IDEE GmbH

    Al Lakhani, IDEE GmbH

    Biography

    Al Lakhani is Former COO of startup Rubicon Global, which is currently valued above $800 million; Former founding partner and global head of Alvarez & Marsal Cyber Breach Investigations and Forensic Technology practice; In 12 years built practice to 65 consultants and $35 million in yearly revenue; Bachelors Degree in Information Systems from The University of Texas at Austin.

  • Sébastien Moussay, BodyCap
  • Aurelius Wosylus, Sigfox

    Aurelius Wosylus, Sigfox

    Biography

    Seit März 2016 leitet Aurelius Wosylus das Münchner Büro des französischen IoT-Netzwerk Unternehmens SIGFOX. Zuvor war er bei Gemalto, einem internationalen Unternehmen für digitale Sicherheit, als Direktor für die Geschäftsentwicklung der Embedded-Märkte sowie IoT zuständig. In seiner 18-jährigen Erfahrung im Embedded / IoT-Markt arbeitete Aurelius für mehrere multinationale Unternehmen. So war er sieben Jahre als Sales Director EMEA und in weiteren leitenden Positionen für AMD tätig. Aurelius Wosylus begann als Laborant bei FEI, später als Field Application Engineer für Lattice Semiconductor und arbeitete fünf Jahre für STMicroelectronics im Produktmarketing und Key Account Sales. Zudem war er Eigentümer und Geschäftsführer von Mycon Technologies.
    Wosylus hat an der Fachhochschule München sein Diplom in Elektrotechnik erhalten und erweiterte seine Kenntnisse im Bereich Business Administration und Management an der St. Galler Business School. Er spezialisierte sich auf Embedded Markets, IoT und CAS, CRM, Kundenprofil- und Nachfrageanalysen, Online Marketing und Suchmaschinen-Technologien.

  • Andrew Webb, Generali Vitality

    Andrew Webb, Generali Vitality

    Biography

    Andrew Webb is an executive with Generali, based in Germany. He has over 15 years’ experience in China, South Africa and Europe implementing innovative insurance solutions, including products linked to the measurement of health and fitness activity. Andrew has extensive qualifications and experience in insurance and behavioral economics. He is an alumni of the University of Cape Town, Harvard Business School and University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.

  • Chris Zenthoefer, ICEdot

    Chris Zenthoefer, ICEdot

    Biography

    As the CEO of ICEdot, Chris has been working with helmet brands to develop a platform for smart, connected helmets. ICEdot’s first product, the Crash Sensor, received global product accolades including the Innovation World Cup, an ISPO Award and was selected by Wired, Men’s Journal, VeloNews and Outside Magazine as a product of the year. Prior to ICEdot Chris was a founding partner of New Medio, a technology development services provider. Chris has received an SBA Entrepreneurial Award and The University of Tulsa Collins College of Business Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. Chris is a founder and Chairman of Tulsa Tough, one of the largest cycling events in the US, and is an avid adventurer of all types.

  • Tarek Ouertani, ProGlove

    Tarek Ouertani, ProGlove

    Biography

    Tarek Ouertani studied applied media science in Ilmenau, Germany & entrepreneurship in Brazil. After founding a textile brand in Bolivia, he realized marketing and innovation consultancy projects for German industry leaders. With ProGlove he combines his industry and brand experience to make it the most successful industrial wearable brand worldwide.

  • Dr. Christoph Döbrich, Allianz Worldwide Partners

    Dr. Christoph Döbrich, Allianz Worldwide Partners

    Biography

    Studies of International Business at Erlangen-Nuremberg university and UB Barcelona.
    Strategy Consultant with McKinsey & Company
    Lecturer and PhD student at TU Munich in the field of Strategy & Organization (PhD in Behavioral Economics and Decision Making)
    Manager Innovations at Allianz Worldwide Partners S.A.S. focusing on topics in the area of IoT, Service Platforms, and Connected Life

  • Florian Eyben, audEERING

    Florian Eyben, audEERING

    Biography

    Florian Eyben received his Diploma in information technology in 2008 from TUM (Technische Universität München), one of Germany’s Excellence Universities. In 2015 he received his doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) with summa cum laude grade from TUM for his research work on intelligent speech and music analysis
    at the Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing Group supervised by Prof. Björn Schuller. He is currently active in research and development of novel technologies for speech emotion analytics as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of audEERING GmbH, Gilching, Germany - a start-up which he co-founded.

    He is an expert in audio signal processing, real-time audio feature extraction and machine learning for Affective Computing, Computational Paralinguistics, and Music Information Retrieval. A result of his research work is his award-winning openSMILE toolkit, which has set a world-wide baseline standard in the fields of voice research and Computational Paralinguistics. The papers introducing the toolkit have been cited more than 1000 times. He is a reviewer for several conferences, including IEEE ICASSP, INTERSPEECH, and ISMIR, as well as several high-profile journals such as Speech Communication and IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing. He has made major contributions to the EU-FP7 Semaine project, has worked for the ASC-Inclusion project, and national funded automatic speech recognition projects. In the PROPEREMO ERC Advanced Grant he collaborated with Prof. Klaus Scherer and successfully acquired the ERC proof-of-concept project VocEmoApI, for which he is now developing the next generation of speech emotion recognition technology at audEERING. He has worked as an intern with Toshiba Research, Cambridge, and Google UK on speech analysis and synthesis projects.

    He has authored and co-authored over 120 publications in journals, books, and conference proceedings. His work has been cited over 4500 times and his H-index is 35.

  • Elvis Goren , KOMODO Technologies

    Elvis Goren , KOMODO Technologies

    Biography

    Elvis has always had a passion for sports. When he moved to Canada at the age of 10, he began playing soccer, basketball and hockey and loved the competition. In high school he began selling clothes out of the trunk of his car to make some extra money. He loved interacting with the other students and making people happy. Elvis later attained a university degree in business and took part in several health courses in his spare time. This is where he combined his passions of sports, health and people to create the AIO Sleeve.

  • Esmeralda Megally, Xsensio

    Esmeralda Megally, Xsensio

    Biography

    CEO and co-founder - Esmeralda is the CEO and co-founder of Xsensio, a Switzerland-based technology company that develops the first "Lab-on-skin" sensing platform for non-invasive, continuous and real-time health monitoring. The company is a spinoff of the Nanolab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Prior to founding Xsensio, Esmeralda worked for several years as manager at Boston-based investment firm Commons Capital where she was in charge of screening investment opportunities in a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She earned her MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a B.S. and M.S. in Economics from ULB, Belgium and an executive degree in management from EPFL, during which she developed the concept of Xsensio thanks to an EPFL Innogrant. Her past innovations have been awarded the MIT IDEAS International Technology Award, the MIT IDEAS Graduate Student Award and the Harvard Catalyst Grant.

  • Güney Köse, Bisou

    Güney Köse, Bisou

    Biography

    Güney Köse is the founder of Bisou, the digital necklace & magnet. After graduating from university, he started managing the European hackathon event series 'Startup Live' and worked as a trader at Hakan Agro. Saving enough money and experience, he moved on with Bisou and that's what's taking most of his time these days.

  • Michael Feicht, Free-Linked

    Michael Feicht, Free-Linked

    Biography

    Michael is the inventor of Buddy-Watcher, the managing director of Free-Linked GmbH and the team's motivator. He defines the processes and is mainly responsible for development, production planning and logistics. In addition, he oversees all departments and makes sure that everything is working smoothly. He is the universal interface of all company communication. He manages to infect the entire business with his contagious energy on a daily basis.
    Thanks to his communication skills and power of persuasion, he always finds the right team members to help the company progress. Furthermore, he has strong networking skills and knows how to win over new retail partners and customers. Michael studied mechanical engineering with a focus on product development at the university in Pforzheim and has lived in Poland, England, the US and Australia. In addition to German, he is also fluent in Polish and English and is currently learning Russian.
    Michael is also full energy when he is not at work. You can find him on diving trips, skiing holidays or city breaks - he just never stops.

  • Shota Takase, Blincam

    Shota Takase, Blincam

    Biography

    Shota has previously worked for Japanese IT company, Johnson & Johnson as a system engineer and as a project manager. He has experience in a variety of areas including finance, audit, and database & BI integration related to company mergers and acquisitions. He took part in the startup weekend in 2013 and played the role of facilitator for startup events. He finally founded KK Blincam in July 2015 to make wearable cameras that take photos with a wink. He did this by making the most of his experience and lessons he learnt about lean startups at the startup weekend. He raised an amazing 2640% of his target funding during his crowd funding campaign in Japan and was chosen as one of the hottest products in 2017 by Nikkei Trendy. He founded Blincam, inc in the US and is aiming to growth Blincam globally. Shota has an Master in Business Administration from Bond University.

  • Alex Russell, Gait Up

    Alex Russell, Gait Up

    Biography

    Alex is a mechanical engineer, turned startup entrepreneur and business developer. Alex leads Gait Up's B2B activities to integrate Gait Up technology into partners' innovative sports and health wearable products and services. Pomocup is the first partner product from Gait Up, delivered in collaboration with POMOCA.

  • Valer Pop, LifeSense Group

    Valer Pop, LifeSense Group

    Biography

    Being passionate about human health, Valer is driven to empower people around the globe with smart wearable technology. Valer holds a PhD degree and has a background in business, financial and corporate strategy. He founded LifeSense Group in July 2015 and started to develop the female health brand Carin. Carin offers innovative wearables for the different cycles of womanhood.

  • Florian Miguet, Clim8

    Florian Miguet, Clim8

    Biography

    Florian oversees the overall strategy of clim8 and is the textile expert with 15 years of experience in technical textile brands, and distributors in various positions including Product Manager, Buyer to General Manager.
    Florian started his extensive career working for the largest sports chains in France, Intersport and worked there until 2009 as a Product Manager and in Purchasing. He then moved to Hong Kong and worked as an Export Manager with Lafuma Group, managing several teams and brands. At the end of 2010, Florian moved to Oberalp Group (SALEWA/DYNAFIT), first as the Commercial Manager Asia, then as General Manager Asia Pacific, taking a strategic and management role. During this time Florian built a key network across Asia, particularly in South Korea, China and Japan.
    Since December 2015, he has been the co-founder and CEO of clim8, developing and bringing a new generation of intelligent thermal clothing to the market.
    Florian has a Master of Science in Sport Management from The University Paris XII and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Helsinki Business Polytechnic.
    Florian has a family with 2 small children and is passionate about Sport, having played Handball in the 1st division and having finished an Ironman among others.

  • Sandra Pétursdóttir , First Bond

    Sandra Pétursdóttir , First Bond

    Biography

    Sandra is an Icelandic nature loving jewellery student. She currently lives in Copenhagen where she studies Jewellery, Technology & Business at Copenhagen School of Design & Technology. Her passion for jewellery started at an early age but she discovered the world of Wearables after doing a semester in Sustainable Wearable Technology at her school.
    Along with her two teammates, Henriette and Eszter, also JTB students, she created Fibo, a jewellery device for parents to be, focusing on sharing the experience of pregnancy.

  • Victoria Backsin, Light Flex Sweden AB

    Victoria Backsin, Light Flex Sweden AB

    Biography

    Victoria Backsin is one of the founders and the CEO of Light Flex Technology she has extensive experience in concept and business developments with long and broad experience in design, specializing in wearables with functional design”

  • Wilson Quispe, EJOY

    Wilson Quispe, EJOY

    Biography

    Born in Perù, Wilson has been living in Milan, Italy, since 1991. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. He is pursuing a Master’s degree in Computer Science and he is working as a software manager for a hi-tech company. The company develops and sells solutions for the Internet of Things Market.

  • Alessio BUA, NEXO Group

    Alessio BUA, NEXO Group

    Biography

    Early in his career Mr. Alessio Bua has been involved in all aspects of law office administration and management of Sefitalia Group, a highly reputed Italian company that offers excellent security and logistic services and innovative, top quality, high-tech products to the large-scale retail trade. Today, he is the Business Development Manager of NEXO, which has among its best partners SefItalia Group FLIR, AXIS and ZEISS.
    Inspired by xPredator, a successful thermographic solution for protecting supermarket food items from theft, he had the brilliant idea to create Python. The world’s first thermal goggle, produced using nanotechnologies, allows you to see things that the naked eye could never perceive on its own.

  • Tytti Julkunen, Forciot

    Tytti Julkunen, Forciot

    Biography

    Tytti Julkunen, FORCIOT CMO & Co-Founder, is an experienced business development, marketing and change management professional with broad international experience in mobile and electronic industries. During her career she has lead various teams of experts and organizations, product development programs, B2B customer relations and worked in several different countries and companies, for example at Nokia, Microsoft and Intel Corporations and at Robonic Ltd.
    Sports enthusiast!

  • Linh Le, Bonbouton

    Linh Le, Bonbouton

    Biography

    Linh Le is a chemical engineer by training, he has published multiple papers, international conference proceedings and currently holds six US patent. He later found Flextrapower to bring cutting-edge sensing technology into one of the most human essentials, clothes. Prior to that, he got his MS in Chemical Engineering at Columbia University and BS in Chemistry at Vietnam National University. As a vivid distance runner, he recently acquired ultra-marathoner title, and has plans to run all the World Marathon Majors.

  • Michiel Allessie, Sleep.ai

    Michiel Allessie, Sleep.ai

    Biography

    Michiel Allessie - founder and CEO of Sleep.ai combines in-depth knowledge, experience, passion for healthcare and digital applications. Both active as a practicing physician in private practice and active as an IT entrepreneur. Michiel has extensive experience in the intersection of public healthcare - IT.

  • Janne Kyllönen, QuietOn

    Janne Kyllönen, QuietOn

    Biography

    Janne is an enthuastic innovator and user experience driven Product Manager. He has over 14 years’ experience in product and project management with Nokia, Microsoft and Pehutec. Janne is the inventor of a large number of patents and has led teams to develop outstanding consumer products. Janne is the inventor of QuietOn earplugs.

  • Johan de Geyter , UEST

    Johan de Geyter , UEST

    Biography

    Johan is CEO at Zembro. He is a serial innovator, with a track record in start-ups and spin-offs. The last few years he has been traveling around the world helping companies like Chanel, LVMH, Smuckers, CA and others to identify the next-wave innovation. His passion is to combine technology with design & usability to create next-generation products.
    Today Zembro is leading again the next wave of “mobile Personal Emergency Response systems” (mPERS or Hausnotruf). The Zembro Watch allows seniors to alert family members or professional alert services in case of emergency. Zembro makes sure there is “always someone close”

  • Ken Iwasaki, H2L

    Ken Iwasaki, H2L

    Biography

    Ken is the CEO and co-founder of H2L. He got his B.S. (Biochemistry) and M.S. (Computer Science) in 2008, 2010, respectively. His main research area is Human Computer Interaction. Since graduation, he experienced business consulting at Accenture, and R&D at RIKEN (Brain Science Institute). In 2012, he co-founded H2L, Inc. with Dr. Tamaki and Dr. Kamada. He takes advantage of his unique experience of both business and research to make research-stage technologies into products.

  • Jaehwan Lee, IDIO Creative Works

    Jaehwan Lee, IDIO Creative Works

    Biography

    Jaehwan Lee is a co-founder and designer at IDIO Creative Works, Inc. He graduated in the industrial design department of Hongik University in South Korea. He is an expert in product design, UI/UX design. He had design experiences with LG, Seymourpowell, Camper, ECAL and Design Methods.

  • Ellie Karssemakers, Wanderwatch

    Ellie Karssemakers, Wanderwatch

    Biography

    Ellie focuses on the marketing and sales in Europe and takes care of the general and admin activities of Wanderwatch. She has a background in Corporate Finance and has extensive experience as a consultant in the field of strategy and mergers and acquisitions. She is part of the sales team that sold Essent to RWE for € 9.3 billion. She then had various executive positions centralizing shared service centers and Commerce at RWE Essent. Ellie started her Economics study at Tilburg University and completed it at the Radboud University. In 2007, she completed her M BA in Rotterdam. Ellie is results-oriented, and able to motivate people.

  • Sona Shah, Neopenda

    Sona Shah, Neopenda

    Biography

    Sona is the co-founder and CEO of Neopenda, a global health startup using technology to reduce newborn mortality in low-resource settings. Sona completed her BS in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and subsequently worked as an engineer in Bioprocess Research and Development at Eli Lilly and Company. After spending time as a teacher and Engineering Without Borders volunteer in Kenya, Sona’s passion for working in under-resourced communities continued during her research involvement with mChip, a point-of-care diagnostic device for HIV and syphilis developed at Columbia University. She has also worked at the TB Alliance, both in community engagement and drug discovery for medications that treat tuberculosis. Sona completed a Masters in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University before launching Neopenda, where she develops her passions for global health and technology into innovative technologies for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations.

  • Hanne Pålsson, Stylos

    Hanne Pålsson, Stylos

    Biography

    Hanne Pålsson is an industrial designer with a master degree, from School of Industrial Design IKDC (Ingvar Kamprad Design Centre) in 2015 at Lund University, Sweden. The safety alarm Vevios is her Master degree project which she had the opportunity to further develop within her own company Stylos, which was founded in 2016. Hanne has also a background in illustration, graphical design and film editing. She is currently developing the safety alarm Vevios into a final product at the Venture Labs incubator at Ideon in Lund. Vevios is to be used within the elderly care but it targets also towards other markets such as crime and for witness protection.

  • Mauricio Piper, Wotch

    Mauricio Piper, Wotch

    Biography

    Mauricio Piper dropped out of gymnasium in the 1990ies to create a leading hosting company in Cologne/Germany. Since that time, Mauricio has been deeply engaged with disruptive technologies. In 2015, he decided to develop solutions to bridge the gap between fine watchmaking and smartwatch technology. As an early evangelist of the eStrap, Mauricio has been featured in German and American tv.

  • Christian Stammel, Wearable Technologies

    Christian Stammel, Wearable Technologies

    Biography

    As founder and CEO Christian Stammel has more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and sales as well as an excellent international network. Using this expertise he supported numerous international companies of all sizes regarding business development, technology marketing, and increase of sales activities with his innovation and marketing company Navispace AG. The natural next step to Navispace’s huge success “Wearable Technology” was the incorporation of the Wearable Technologies AG in 2011. Since then, WT served as a business accelerator for more than 3000 renowned companies and will remain the key hub for marketing new technologies in this field in the years to come.

  • Andrea Onetti, STMicroelectronics

    Andrea Onetti, STMicroelectronics

    Biography

    Andrea joined STMicroelectronics' R&D Lab in Castelletto, Italy, in 1990 as designer of mixed signal audio IC’s for both consumer and car radio applications. After five years of successful activity with several patents in the Audio field, he moved to Product Management, in charge of Marketing for Consumer Audio and had the full responsibility of design, marketing and application for Audio Systems products. In 2005, Andrea’s organization was transformed into a Product and his scope was subsequently enlarged to include management in Planning, Operation and Quality of Audio products. Andrea Onetti became general manager of the division with a portfolio including Audio, catalog analog standard products, Space, Defense and Automotive, analog ASIC’s for consumer applications and low power wireless solutions. In August 2014 Andrea Onetti’s responsibilities were further extended with his appointment as head of the Volume MEMS & Analog Division which encompasses ST’s industry-leading consumer motion MEMS activities as well as the portfolio of the former Analog and Audio Systems Division.

Agenda Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 Europe

Tuesday, 7th February 2017
09:00 Welcome and Introduction by Christian Stammel
09:15 Keynote: Digitalizing Marketing Andi Gall, CTO, Red Bull Media House and Frank Schneider, Initiator, DMEXCO
09:40 Changing the Healthcare Landscape
  Connecting Physical Activity and Insurance Andrew Webb, Head of Products, Generali Vitality
  Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Technology that Works Peter Curk, CEO, Dia-Vit
  TBA Sébastien Moussay, General Director, BodyCap
10:30 Break
11:00 Keynote
  Who will Dominate the Smartwatch World? tba, Swatch
11.30 News from the World of Sports
  Designing Wearable Fitness for Everyone Frederik Hermann, Head of Marketing and Sales, Huami - Manufacturers of Amazfit and Mi Band
  TBA Ongan Mordeniz, Co-Founder and COO, PIQ
  Expanding Sports Analytics from Professional Athletes to All Performance Levels Terho Lahtinen, Senior Manager, Future Concepts, Suunto
  The Challenge of Tech for Established Sport Brands Chris Zenthoefer, CEO, ICEdot
12:45 Lunch Break
02:15 Games, Gamification & Lifestyle moderated by Claas Wolter, Marchsreiter Communications
  Changing the Game Anne Beuttenmüller, Head of Marketing EMEA, Niantic
  Discover Virtual Reality Beyond Imagination Thorsten Feldmann , CEO, Therabytes
  SafiloX Brain Sensing Eyewear Enabling Mental Focus Nicola Belli, Front End Innovation Director, Safilo a Brand of Smith Optics
3:15 Break
3:40 Innovation Wild Fire - Innovation World Cup Award Ceremony moderated by Christian Stammel, CEO, Wearable Technologies
  Introduction by WT | Innovation World Cup Sponsor
  Elevator Pitches of the Finalists
  Sports & Fitness
  Buddy-Watcher - Communication in Scuba Diving 4.0 Michael Feicht, Free-Linked
  clim8 Intelligent Thermal Clothing Florian Miguet, clim8
  Know Your Heart – AIO Sleeve Elvis Goren, KOMODO Technologies
  PomocUp: the Ski Mountaineering Device Alex Russell, Gait Up
  Tbc. Tbc., Seaver
  Healthcare & Wellness
  Carin wear: The Rising Star in Female Health Wearable Technology Brand Valer Pop, LifeSense Group
  Xsensio "Lab-on-Skin (TM)" Wearable Sensing Platform Esmeralda Megally, Xsensio
  QuietOn: Wellbeing Technology Based On Silence Janne Kyllönen, QuietOn
  Monitoring Vitals to Give All Newborns a Healthy Tomorrow Sona Shah, Neopenda
  Gaming & Lifestyle
  Blincam: the Quickest Wearable Cam, Take a Picture With a Wink. Shota Takase, Blincam
  Companion: The best way to navigate the modern urban landscape. Arnaud Atchimon Ake, Neofuturism
  UnlimitedHand: Touch and Feel the Virtual Reality Ken Iwasaki, H2L
  Wanderwatch: Smartwatch for Outdoor Play Anton de Nijs & Ellie Karssemakers, Wanderwatch
  Safety & Security
  Life by SmartCap: Getting Drivers Home Safe Every Day. Dr. Daniel Bongers, SmartCap Technologies
  “THE LIGHT OF THINGS” Light Flex Technology Victoria Backsin, Light Flex Sweden
  Save Lives With Python Thermal Mask Alessio Bua, NEXO Group
  The Zembro Watch: an IoT Solution That Saves Lives Johan de Geyter , UEST
  Vevios: The Wearable Safety Alarm from Stylos Hanne Pålsson, Stylos
  Special Prize Smart Clothing
  Inkjet-Printing Wearable Graphene Sensors: A Roadmap for Smart Clothes Linh Le, Bonbouton
  FORCIOT®: Ultra Precise Force Measurement System Tytti Julkunen, Forciot
  Sleep.ai: The Silent Sleep Company Michiel Allessie, Sleep.ai
  Special Prize Smart Jewelry
  Wearables to Solve Problems or to Challenge Fashion? Güney Köse, Bisou
  When the Technology Meets Traditional Artisan Jewelry Wilson Quispe, EJOY
  Fibo by First Bond: Jewellery Concept for Parents to be. Sandra Pétursdóttir, First Bond
  Looper: Never Lose Your Stuff Again Jaehwan Lee  , IDIO Creative Works
  Wotch eStrap: Transform Your Wristwatch Into a Smart Device Mauricio Piper, Wotch
  Announcement of the Winners of the Innovation World Cup
5:45 Guided Tour through ISPO tradeshow and Networking Party at ISPO fairgrounds
Wednesday, 8th February 2017
09:00 Welcome and Introduction
  Keynote tba
09:30 The Last Mile to the Customer and Digitalization moderated by Graham Rittener, Zinc-Group
  Building Partnerships Between Brand Owners and Suppliers for the Future of Point of Sale
  Wearables in the Leisure Industry Maria Bobrowska, Senior European Commercial Manager Mobile, TUI
  Digitalizing the Environment
11:00 Break
11:30 Solutions for Professionals and Industry
  How Enterprise Organizations Will Play a Critical Role in the Mainstream Adoption of Wearable Devices
  Connecting the Worker to a Digitized Industry Tarek Ouertani, Brand & Marketing, ProGlove
  Requirements of the Aviation Industry
  Forget Passwords Al Lakhani, CEO, IDEE
12.30 Lunch Break
2:30 Cutting Edge Enabling Technologies
  Listening Between the Lines - Automatic Intelligent Audio Analysis for Speaker Traits, Speech Emotions and Environment Sounds on Mobile Devices Dr.-Ing. Florian Eyben, CTO, audEERING
  High-Precision Barometric Pressure Sensor for Consumer Applications Sampo Härkönen, Senior Manager Pressure Sensor Marketing, Infineon Technologies
  Optical Sensors Advancing Mobile Applications Chris Goeltner, Product Manager Wearables, Osram Opto Semiconductors
  Sensorskin – Making Everything Touch Sensitive Dr.-Ing. Michael Strohmayr, CEO/CTO, Tacterion
  Process efficient roll-to-roll thermoplastic materials, enabling soft embedding and comfortable wearable patches Gerd Büschel, OEM Manager, Covestro
4.15 Break
4:45 News from the Wearable Ecosystem
  IoT and Insurance – The Perfect Match? Dr. Christoph Döbrich, Innovations Manager, Allianz Worldwide Partners
  TBA Aurelius Wosylus, Director Sales Germany, Sigfox
5:45 Closing Remarks - conference ends at approx. 6 pm