12th-annual CONNECTIONS Europe Addresses Growth Strategies for Smart Home and Connected Entertainment Industries

by Parks Associates | Jul. 17, 2017

Parks Associates will host the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer, November 1-2, 2017 at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel, featuring high-level speakers from the top European and international companies in the digital living ecosystem.

Early confirmed keynotes include:

  • Sudeep Maitra, Global VP, Strategy and Development, Centrica
  • Matthias Mieves, Head of New Business, Sales & Marketing Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom AG

The research firm forecasts that by 2021, approximately 7 million European households will have professionally monitored security and that Western Europe will have more than 30 million unit sales of smart TVs. The event focuses on new technology innovations and emerging business models in the IoT and smart home. Conference topics address disruptions from innovative technologies and new business models and their impact on the converging smart home ecosystems.

Additional Parks Associates research shows:

  • Smart TV penetration will reach 57% in Western Europe this year.
  • Western Europe will see 30% adoption of connected streaming media players in 2017.
  • Global streaming media player annual unit sales will increase from less than 30 million units in 2013 to more than 80 million units in 2020.

Confirmed Speakers Include 

  • Avi Barel, Business Development Director, ULE Alliance
  • Dan Radu Berte, Director, IoT, Bitdefender
  • Tali Chen, CVP, Corporate Development and Chief Evangelist, DSP Group
  • Charles Dawes, Sr. Director of International Marketing, TiVo
  • Marco Dorjee, CEO, IO-3
  • Bernd Grohmann, Executive Vice President, eQ-3 AG
  • Kristian Järnefelt, Executive Vice President, F-Secure Corporation
  • Cees Links, General Manager Wireless Connectivity, Qorvo
  • Joe Liu, CEO, MivaTek
  • Rishi Lodhia, Managing Director EMEA, Eagle Eye Networks, Inc.
  • Aditya Pendyala, Co-Founder | Head of Growth, mnubo
  • Christopher Schouten, Sr. Director Product Marketing – Content Protection, Kudelski Security
  • Espen Schrøder, COO, sfty AS
  • Matt Smith, VP, Principal Media Evangelist, Brightcove
  • Rafi Zauer, Head of Marketing, Essence

Parks Associates Research Team 

Early registration for the event ends September 20, 2017. Register before September 20 to receive a $300 discount off the standard registration fee. Contact Julia Homier at [email protected] for any questions.

Further Reading:

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