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New Delhi, India, 20 August 2019 – Recognizing the underlying need to bolster the women in technology ecosystem in India, Aeris Communications, a pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M technologies, successfully concluded the 2nd edition of the “Women in IoT”, India Edition at Noida Office. The theme of the event was “Think Equal, Build Smart and Innovate for Change”. The 2nd edition witnessed 50 women participants from reputed software companies, system integrators, academia and student fraternity.
The ‘Women in IoT’ is an open knowledge engagement platform, an initiative driven by Aeris Women Employees and fully endorsed by Aeris global leadership team. This platform enables women to come forward and share their work experience in the technology industry, meet like-minded women professionals; share ideas, engage in meaningful discussions and network.
Post the successful commencement of the first edition ‘Women in IoT’ last quarter which had 50 women participants, the second edition kickstarted with the welcome keynote and inspiring words from Mr Drew Johnson, Global Head of Engineering and Operations followed by keynote address by Wei-Bing Hung – Director of Quality Development, Aeris Communications Inc. Aeris women team during the session demonstrated IoT solutions in the automotive space which reflected how innovation is shaping and changing the way people live in every part of the world .
The event created a positive atmosphere and showcased the importance of personal style and confidence for women in business as an addition to the qualities that successful leaders embrace.
Drew Johnson, Global Head of Engineering and Operations
“I’m so proud that our women leaders at Aeris created this forum to allow us to hear the voice of strong women engineers and leaders in our industry.”
Wei-Bing Hung – Director of Quality Development, Aeris Communications Inc
“Aeris not only empowers women leaders internally, we also support this great forum to bring women in technology together to inspire each other. The ‘Women In IoT’ meetup is just one of the examples where Aeris is driving attention to women’s talents and advocating for diversity and inclusion in our workplace.”
Swati Gupta, Technology Professional, currently on sabbatical
“Women in IOT” meet is an excellent initiative by Aeris to bring together women from varied backgrounds with similar interests, thereby providing us a platform to connect, discuss and share knowledge on IOT.
The information shared in the Meetup on Telematics was very well presented and was quite informative”
Sonal Rohilla, Idemia
The event was a boost on the involvement of women in technology especially in Internet of Things. Since, IoT is a quite challenging technology not only in terms of complexity but only driving a use case keep a balance between the user privacy and the services offered. So seeing a real use case of IoT was really appealing. It would have been great if we could have some more professionals and some more durations for tech discussions. All in all, it was a great knowledgeable session especially in the eSIM segment and seeing IoT connectivity was sumptuous.
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