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WIT Forum: The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things

7:30 am – 7:50 am Continental Breakfast & Networking

7:50 am – 9:00 am Presentation with Q&A

Advanced registration tickets are $35, and $30 for TAG members. You can also purchase a table of 10 at the TAG member rate of $300.

Registration will close the Monday before each event. 

Please note: walk-up registration price is $40 – register early to get discounted admission!


*Please note online registration is closed. Onsite registration will be available on a first come first served basis. All registered guests will be seated first and onsite guests will be seated immediately after with a possibility of standing room only* 



Meet the panelists! 


Yosef Beck is a strategic advisor and consultant with Jabian Consulting. Yosef is passionate about helping companies understand, prepare, and respond to cyber and data security events. He has written extensively on cybersecurity and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the Jabian Journal (www.jabian.com/insights) and on his personal blog (https://excellenttips.wordpress.com/). Yosef lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and their three children. To contact him about speaking or consulting to your organization, you can reach him at Yosef.Beck@jabian.com.








Wendy Wise is the Director of Software Engineering at the Honeywell Atlanta Software Center.  Based in Atlanta, she provides thought leadership and technical direction to an innovative team of builders and makers.   She is a tech geek and early adopter and is thrilled that her role at Honeywell allows her to flourish in both areas.  Previously she worked as the Director of Emerging Technologies at CNN along with several other Atlanta companies in her 20+ years in the industry.


Wendy has written articles, published podcasts and videos on Augmented and Virtual Realities for O’Reilly Media, and her book on beginning Swift programming, Anyone Can Create an App, was published in 2017 by Manning Publications.  She is always learning and challenging herself, especially in trying to balance her love of triathlons with her love of good bourbon and craft beer.  She has been married for 19 years and has one adorable dog.





Richard Makerson is Managing Partner of BlueFletch, a consulting firm focused on Mobile solutions. By defining services and product strategy, Richard has led the firm to becoming a leader in Enterprise Mobility with clients that include Coca-Cola, The Home Depot, JC Penney and Haverty’s.

Richard enjoys working with clients to identify the core issues at hand and conceive innovative solutions. He is both trusted advisor and a creative force. Richard runs BlueFletch with his founding partner, Brett Cooper, out of their headquarters in midtown Atlanta.

Prior to BlueFletch, Richard managed teams at Accenture and was CEO and owner of R&R Express, a shipping freight company. Richard has a Computer Science degree from Morehouse College.




Madison Pittman is the Sales and Marketing Technologist for Clean Hands – Safe Hands, an IoT startup affiliated with Georgia Tech’s ATDC. Clean Hands – Safe Hands partners with hospitals to develop comprehensive hand hygiene solutions that improve patient care and save lives.

Madison graduated from Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business with a B.S. in Business Administration, concentrating in Information Technology.





August 15, 2018

7:30 am - 9:30 am

Organizer: Jennifer Pearson




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3368 Peachtree Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30326 United States

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