Inventor “Internet of Things”
The Briton Kevin Ashton is a visionary technology expert and has in-depth knowledge of the digital transformation. He is known for coining the term the “Internet of Things” – one of the most important technologies of the 21st century. Ashton is author of the multi award-winning book “How To Fly A Horse”. He co-founded the Auto-ID Center at MIT and developed it into a global organisation. The high-tech entrepreneur gained his practical experience with successful start-ups such as ThingMagic and Zensi. Ashton attracted international attention for creating the virtual social media guru, Santiago Swallow, who had over 90,000 Twitter followers.