Over the past 20 years, Adam has covered a number of roles including human factors specialist, system engineering design, project management, sales, and event planning. Bringing people together to help usher in a better connected future for our society is what has driven him to build IoT613. In addition to his leadership role at IoT613, Adam brings his passion for safe, effective, and efficient system design to FactorSafe Solutions, where he is President, Human Factors and Safety Consultant. Adam acted as Chair of CapCHI, the local chapter of ACM SIGCHI from 2013 until 2018.
Walter founded Praxiem to help clients reduce the risk and time to deliver the right product and strengthen their return on investment. This ranges from business and investment assessment, through product introduction and commercialization, to ongoing lifecycle management. He has a record of successful product introductions and deep experience in Product Management and hands-on development in the ICT sector. Walter also founded and curates the Internet of Things eXchange Ottawa offering a platform for mutual awareness and promotion of IoT actors and activities in Ottawa.
Robert Decher has been working in marketing communications for over 15 years with some of Canada’s most recognizable brands, startups and industries. With a keen interest in technology, economics and business development, Robert brings a unique mix of advertising, marketing communications, media and public relations, as well as digital media production to the group. Robert is currently a Senior Marketing Account Manager at Accurate Creative a full-service creative agency in Ottawa, ON.
Charlie brings years of technology experience to the IoT613 team, particularly with companies passionate about improving the Internet of Things and Machine to Machine management spaces within Ottawa. Born and raised in Ottawa, Charlie is a graduate of Algonquin College’s Business Marketing program and has worked with technology companies throughout Ottawa and Gatineau for more than six years now. Her areas of expertise span social media marketing, event planning, email marketing, and most things digital!
Dominira Saul has been a leader, a champion, an advisor and an advocate of Human-Computer Interaction and user centered design for a very long time. Mr. Saul has over 20 years experience in the UX field. Over that time the methods by which people interact with the Internet has changed, and people for the most part have stayed the same. Dom is intrigued by the challenges and implications of IoT and has had the opportunity to research, design and test various IoT devices and platforms. Dom believes that good user research and thoughtful design is at the centre of any good IoT solution.