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IoT with Streaming Data and Analytics and a Little Design Thinking with Element
This IoT episode ranges from oil and gas to Rasberry Pi, real-time streaming analytics and even Design Thinking.
Sameer Kalwani joins us to talk all things IoT including the cultural changes data-informed decision making has on organizations.
A passion for infrastructure inspired Sameer to found Element, where he oversees product strategy, design, and marketing. Previously, he was CTO & Head of Product at Piramal Sarvajal, an innovative water utility with distributed water treatment plants.
His patented solutions reduced Sarvajal’s O&M costs by >60% and consumer water price by 60x. His products have been recognized with Frost & Sullivan's Enabling Technology Award of the Year and as FastCo’s Top 10 Most Innovative Products. Earlier, Sameer consulted on IT M&A at Deloitte, managed product at Apcera, finance at Goldman Sachs, and manufacturing at Visteon. Sameer holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and BS in Cognitive Psychology from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife Ashi enjoy exploring regional cuisines.
Diego is the Principal Industry Lead for Azure Manufacturing in the Microsoft Industry Experience team, where he focuses on developing technical content to help manufacturing companies and software developers deliver their solutions on Azure, at scale.
He also champions partners who deliver manufacturing solutions using Azure.