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IoT and breaking the land speed record

Peter Karney - Head of Product Innovation - Digital Catapult

Peter currently heads up the Product Innovation team at the Digital Catapult - a national centre to rapidly advance the UK’s best digital ideas. One of his current projects is the launch and roll out of Things Connected An LPWAN radio network and innovation support programme targeting UK businesses who wish to leverage the capabilities of LPWAN technologies. Providing startups, small businesses and developers improved awareness of LPWAN networks, Things Connected will foster the emergence of a strong UK based LPWAN ecosystem to ensure the UK is open and ready to innovate with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Peter brings over 20 years’ experience in telecommunications services and the product management of digital consumer applications. Peter has work for some of the largest telecoms companies such as NEC and Vodafone where he was involved in 5 new mobile network launches across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has also work for some smaller start-ups and innovation organisations such as Livewire Mobile, Wholesale Applications Community and Hibu Labs. Peter specialises in product management and holds an Engineering Degree in Electronics for UMIST and is a chartered engineer.

Peter’s academic origins and background are in Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering but over the course of his career he has embraced the areas of Product Management and User Experience.

This is our annual IOP/IET/IMechE joint event for Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Normally held at The Hereford University Centre, this years its is online only and hosted by the IET. This is also a change of date (original date 18/2/21).


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IOP West Midlands Branch, Hereford & Worcester Centre
25 Feb 2021 19:30 to 21:00
This is an online event
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