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    IOT TalksStockholm 2018

    Join the IoT event of the year and make the world a smarter place!

    Creating a SmarterWorld Together

    At Tele2 IoT smarter means focusing on what we do best while being ready to adapt to any situation, whether you’re working on five continents or in five cities. It means having an agile and flexible approach, using both our own experts and our carefully curated partner ecosystem.

    To us, smarter means better: thinking green and being fearless. It means not just leading into the future but creating the future as we go. Smart means being daring enough to think big, start small, and scale fast.

    Connectivity is at the heart of everything we do – but it isn’t everything we do.
    We create a smarter world for you, with you.


    September 26, 2018
    Nobelberget: Sickla industriväg 6, 113 54 Nacka, Stockholm


    08:30 - 09:30

    Registration, coffee, and exhibition

    09:30 - 09:40

    Welcome & let's get IoT started!

    09:40 - 10:10

    Opening Keynote: Creating a Smarter World Together

    Rami Avidan & Ingrid Wistrand

    Founder & CEO, Tele2 IoT

    10:10 - 10:40

    Expert Keynote: The IoT Scenario – a strategic perspective

    Casper Pedersen

    Executive Partner at Gartner & Former Chief Digitization Officer at City of Copenhagen

    10:40 - 11:10

    Partner Keynote: IoT Enablement beyond Borders and Technologies

    Ankur Bhan

    Global Head of Worldwide IoT Network Grid at Nokia

    11:10 - 11:40


    Coffee, mingle, exhibition

    11:40 - 12:10

    Partner Keynote: IoT – The enablement of new service portfolios

    12:10 - 12:40

    Inspirational Keynote: Mastering the Techstorm - Business Impact Beyond the Hype

    Nicklas Bergman

    Serial entrepreneur & Strategic Advisor to European Innovation Council (EIC)

    12:40 - 13:00

    Digital Turbulence: The technology gap is real

    Melissa Jenkins

    CTO, Tele2 IoT

    13:00 - 14:00

    Lunch, mingle, exhibition

    14:00 - 14:40

    CxO panel: How’s IoT going with you?

    How’s IoT really helping and growing your business?

    Listen to top executives discuss their daily operations and share their best practices.


    -Remy Mandon, VP Watson IoT Europe, IBM

    -Andrew Frank, Owner and Director at Key Telematics

    -Erich Hugo, Founding Partner & Business Dev Director, MOST

    -Cyril Deschanel, Chief Commercial Officer, Tele2 IoT

    14:40 - 17:00

    See IoT in action

    Live demos on main stage with our selected partners, moderated by Melissa Jenkins, CTO of Tele2 IoT.


    14:40-15:00 Tele2 IoT: Experience IoT like never before – 2Discover the full potential of your assets

    15:00-15:15 Telit: Advanced module embedded sim technology – Telit simWISE

    15:15-15:30 Advantech: Making Your Things Talks With Our IoT Trial Kit

    15:30-15:45 Cisco Jasper: Control Center Automation Engine – Lower the cost and automate your business


    Casper Pedersen

    Executive Partner at Gartner & Former Chief Digitization Officer at City of Copenhagen

    Casper Pedersen is an Executive Partner at Gartner Executive Programs. Casper is a strategic, analytical and trusted advisor who works in strong partnership with C-level leaders and their leadership teams to achieve maximum business value derived from IT and digitalization. Casper has extensive experience in aligning IT and digitalization activities with the business objectives and priorities and has substantial knowledge within digital transformation. Prior to joining Gartner, Casper served in the City of Copenhagen for 8 years, with the last 3 years as Chief Digitization Officer.

    Nicklas Bergman

    Serial entrepreneur & Strategic Advisor to European Innovation Council (EIC)

    Nicklas is a serial entrepreneur, a venture capitalist, a futurist and an author. Nicklas has worked as an entrepreneur and technology investor for more than 25 years. For most of these years, the primary focus has been on investments and business development in emerging markets, web services, nanotechnology, computing, new materials, and new media art. Currently, he's close to around 15 direct and indirect investments.

    Nicklas is a strategic advisor to European Commissioner Tibor Navracsics and to the European Institute of Technology on issues related to science, innovation and the commercialization of technology. He's also a Scandinavian representative of the TechCast Technology Think Tank in Washington DC, and member of both the World Future Society and the Long Now Foundation.

    Jan Hellgren

    Chief Strategy Officer, Axians AB

    Jan Hellgren is the CSO of Axians in Sweden and is working with long term strategy and business development in the IT/OT sector. Jan is also the Business Unit Manager of Axians IoT Nordic which is focusing on operations of IoT solutions. AIN has a close relationship with leading energy and industrial companies in Sweden and is deeply involved in their service development enabled by IoT. Jan has over twenty years of experience in the IT-area and has in his many roles always been driving product and business development. He is a frequent speaker with background from teaching.

    Ankur Bhan

    Global Head of Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid

    Ankur Bhan is the creator and Global Head of Nokia’s Worldwide IoT network grid (WING) business line which provides a one stop managed service for all IoT needs of Operators and Enterprise customers.

    Ankur has 15+ years of management consulting experience, most recently as Global Head of Transformation Consulting practice for Nokia, where he led numerous strategy, business transformation and performance improvement projects for major telecom operators across the globe. In this role, Ankur built high performing consulting practices, which delivered exceptional business transformation results.

    Ankur holds a degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology in India and MBA from London Business School. He is currently based in Dubai.

    Rami Avidan

    Founder, Tele2 IoT

    Rami is one of the founders for the Internet of Things/Machine-to-Machine company for the Tele2 Group. He started up Tele2’s engagement in M2M and IoT in 2012, and has since established Tele2 IoT as a leading player in the space. Rami is a serial entrepreneur and has created companies in many various industries among others IT Security, Finance and Telecoms. Rami has a deep understanding of the Telco industry with a specific focus on the M2M/IoT industry, primarily due to the fact that he co-founded and ran the Wyless Group of companies for several years. Rami joined Tele2 in 2012. His strengths include strategy and vision as well as strong leadership skills. Rami holds two M.Sc´s in Finance as well as Management from Regents University, London, UK.

    Ingrid Wistrand

    Founder & CEO, Tele2 IoT

    Ingrid is the founder and CEO of the Internet of Things/Machine-to-Machine company for the Tele2 Group. She started up Tele2’s engagement in M2M and IoT in 2012, and has since established Tele2 IoT as a leading player in the space. Ingrid has 20 years’ profound experience in the telecommunication industry, working in various managerial positions in mobile operators, telecom vendors and as a management consultant. The last six years she has spent with Tele2. Her specialties include strategic thinking, business analysis and operational management with strong people skills. Ingrid has an M.Sc in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg Sweden and University of California, Berkeley in the US.

    Melissa Jenkins

    CTO, Tele2 IoT

    Melissa is CTO for Tele2’s Internet of Things company. She heads up the Product & Technology department and focuses on driving the innovation as well as development of solutions for IoT connectivity and the value-added services around it.

    Melissa has been actively involved with M2M and IoT solutions across a wide variety of industries since year 2000, and worked for several telecom operators and blue chip companies. She understands the blend between complex communications technologies and the commercial reality of implementation and delivery. Her full stack experience covers a broad variety of fixed and wireless networking technologies and integration patterns.