with Charles

About the Founder

Charles Reed Anderson

Charles is a globally-recognised IoT industry thought leader who has presented at over 150 industry events on topics that include Smart Cities, Wearables, Mobility, and Digital Transformation. He is renowned for his thought-provoking presentations that not only deliver insights on the latest industry trends, but also provide guidance to both technical and business-minded audiences on avoiding the potential pitfalls of IoT solution deployment.

Charles has over 25 years’ experience in Asia/Pacific, Europe and the US advising technology vendors, enterprise customers and government organisations on utilising emerging technologies and solutions to drive business and industry transformation.

Prior to starting Charles Reed Anderson & Associates, Charles led the Internet of Things and Mobility Practices for IDC Asia/Pacific, where he led a team of analysts in delivering syndicated research, market forecasts and consulting engagements for leading organisations across the region.

Charles sits on the Advisory Boards of numerous IoT start-ups, industry associations and event organisations and will be the Conference Chair for the IoT Asia (March 2017) and Internet of Things World Asia (October 2017) events.


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