IoT and Blockchain Conference 2018
27-28 April 2018 | Taylor's University, Kuala Lumpur.

Developer Meetup, IoT and Blockchain Exhibition, Industrial Keynotes and Panel Discussions
Next-generation IoT Ecosystems, Research and Development
Hands-on Training on IoT and Blockchain

Soumya Kanti Datta

Conference Co-chair | Co-founder, Future Tech Lab, India

Soumya is a Founder and Partner in Future Tech Lab (FTL), an IoT and Smart Cities start-up company in India. FTL develops customizable, scalable and easy to use software solutions that aim to power products and services in smart home, wearables, connected vehicles and smart city spaces. His participation to this workshop is from Academy from IoT (A4IoT), an FTL initiative that promotes specialized training and certification in IoT. Soumya has previously worked on French national and EU H2020 projects. His activities focus on innovation, standardization and development of next-generation technologies in the IoT, Healthcare and Smart Cities. He has published more than 60 research papers and articles in top ACM and IEEE Conferences, Magazines and Journals. Soumya is a member of IEEE, IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society. He leads the activities of IEEE CE Society Future Directions Team on IoT and is an Associate Editor in IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine. He has also served several IEEE Conferences and Workshops in many capacities. He is also actively involved in oneM2M, W3C Web of Things Working Group and contributing to their standard development activities. He obtained an M.Sc in Communications and Computer Security from Telecom ParisTech (EURECOM), France.

Ganesh Vaidyanathan

Senior Architect & Competency Head – SAP HANA, S/4 HANA, BI&A, SCP, Leonardo and Mobility

Ganesh is heading the SAP Analytics – HANA, BI&A, IoT & Innovation Practice and Competency in AtoS Global IT Services, GDC India, Bangalore.
Having deep expertise in Information Technology primarily in Data warehousing, BI, Analytics, Advanced Analytics, IoT, Data Science, Big Data and Digital & Emerging technologies in and around SAP Technologies spanning across HANA, SAP Business Intelligence, SAP BusienssObjects, EIM, Mobility, SCP, Leonardo and has worked in Tier 1 consulting and fortune 500 MNC organizations.
A passionate ardent technologist, have played many roles across Sales, Solutioning, Innovation, Delivery and Consulting. He has Authored a book on one of the most innovative technology - SAP HANA Cookbook, from a leading UK based technology publisher, released in 2013; he has been a speaker on various Technologies across industry forums, training sessions, workshops and seminars.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Computer science and Engineering from Anna University Chennai, and also a TOGAF Certified Enterprise Architect.
He is currently based out of Bangalore stays with his wife – M K Suvasini and a 2.5 year old son – Adhvik Ganesh.