KIOSKS TRACK / THURSDAY / DECEMBER 16, 2021 / 10:00 AM
Germ-Free, Contactless and Beyond
COVID-19 boosted awareness about sanitation and the importance of contactless self-service technologies. This panel will discuss the transformative deployment of Holographic Touch currently being used in their hotels, banks, and other venues, and the benefits to customers and employees — beyond germ-free interaction — to point-of-sale and other customer-facing applications.
Bruno Carpreau | Director of Product Management | Mastercard
Bruno Carpreau is Director of Product Management in Mastercard’s Cyber & Intelligence group. His tenure in the payment industry spans 2 decades, with positions at Mastercard and American Express, alternating with ventures in the airline industry (Brussels Airlines) and in retail (Carrefour). He currently serves as the chair of the Retail & Payments group at NFC Forum. Bruno is a postgraduate researcher at the Newcastle Business School, he holds an MBA from Vlerick Business School, and MSc degrees in Business Engineering and in Marketing from the KU Leuven.
Raza Shah | Technology Strategy & Design Leader, Smart Home & Appliances | Jabil
Raza Shah has over twenty years of experience in Product Design and Management, Consumer Electronics, System Integration and Embedded Software. Currently, Raza leads the Technology Strategy and Design Engineering for Jabil’s Smart Home and Appliances Sector, providing product accelerators and helping customers create and own end-to-end solutions. Raza holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Osmania University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Anthony Uhrick | VP Sales, Americas | Neonode
Anthony Uhrick is a global business development executive with extensive experience developing new markets for emerging display and UI technologies. He has been at the forefront of companies on the leading edge of interface development and has been instrumental in unlocking value and delivering top line revenue and profitability for startups and multinational companies. He recently joined Neonode and is tasked with developing markets utilizing the company’s unique optical sensing technology for contactless and gesture based applications.
Kazuhiro Yamamoto | Chief Global Strategist | Asukanet Co., Ltd.
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Dr. Nima Ziraknejad | Founder & CEO | NZ Technologies Inc.
Dr. Nima Ziraknejad is the founder and CEO of NZ Technologies Inc. (NZTech), an advanced technology and manufacturing firm with mission to democratize touchless control for public health and safety. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia, with a specialty in machine vision and robotics. Nima is a serial entrepreneur and a Professional Engineer, as well as an inventor with over 40 international patents and journal publications. He has built a track record of success over the last 20 years, bringing novel and award-winning products from R&D to the mining, oil & gas, automotive, healthcare, and vertical transportation industries.
Glenn ImObersteg | President & CEO | Holo Industries
Five decades of providing technology solutions to Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, ARM, Motorola, and other technology leaders. Glenn ImObersteg the leading provider of ecosystems and partner programs, pairing technology suppliers together to offer optimized engineering solutions for Semiconductor and Software companies. Glenn has started, built and sold successful businesses to Investors and Joint Venture partners including United News Media, USA Today, Arrow Electronics, and Hearst Corporation, among others.