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The socio-economic impact of Industrial Internet of Things – A Report from World Economic Forum


This talk will cover the findings from the recently completed research project with World Economic Forum on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) that was launch in 2014. The World Economic Forum undertook this project to establish a clearer understanding of the transformative opportunities and new risk arising from the IIoT. Further objective of the project included helping and business and government leaders envision the new world resulting from the introduction of IIoT and identifying potential socio- economic implications to the workforce such as employment, skill distribution and productivity.


Edy Liongosari is a Managing Director of Accenture Technology Labs. He leads the Infrastructure and Systems Research Group, which covers the Industrial Internet of Things. His teams are actively working on Smart Grid, Intelligent Cities, Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles and Digital Platform Technologies. Edy has been with Accenture for over 20 years. Prior to his current role, Edy was the head of Accenture R&D Labs in Bangalore, India, where he led a global team of R&D personnel to industrialize Accenture’s system development process. He also spent several years in leading research for knowledge modeling and semantic integration of disparate information sources which has been successfully applied in many domains – from drug discovery in pharmaceutical companies to identifying suspects in criminal investigation. Edy and his team have received numerous patents and awards on innovation. A copy of his research work has also been placed into the Smithsonian’s permanent research collection. Edy has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Indiana University and is a member of IEEE and ACM. He is also the board member at the Software and Information Industry Association.