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Consumer IoT


According to a 2016 Accenture survey, consumer demand for IoT devices is stalling. Why is this? While industry insiders may blame lack of standards or jargon-y marketing, it’s a much simpler issue: people don’t think IoT will make a real different in their lives. Join this panel of leading industry experts as they discuss how IoT can solve everyday problems with emotional stake -- and ultimately become an invaluable addition to consumer lifestyles.


Mike Farley is CEO and Co-Founder of San Mateo, CA based smart location company, Tile. An engineer by trade, Mike launched Tile on Selfstarter in 2011 where it quickly surpassed initial fundraising goals and became the most successful campaign in their history. Under Mike’s guidance, Tile has sustained that momentum and is now the leader in smart location, offering consumer facing products in addition to a proprietary platform that allows other brands to integrate Tile’s smart location technology. A New York native, Mike holds a BS in Computer Science from State University of New York College at Plattsburgh.