Internet of Things: Advancing Energy Efficiency



Tuesday, December 9th from 11:40 am – 12:50 pm


Panel abstract:

The Internet of Things is expected to grow to 50 billion connected devices by 2020 (Cisco, 2011) providing valuable information to consumers, manufacturers and utility providers.

Within the IoT, devices across a variety of industries will be connected through the Internet and peer-to-peer connections. The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a vast opportunity for consumers, manufacturers and utility providers to remotely monitor and manage devices in order to conserve resources.
The session “Internet of Things: Advancing Energy Efficiency” will discuss key trends in the evolution of IoT and present several
case studies where diverse connectivity solutions advance energy efficiency.

About the Moderator:

Dr. Eitan Yudilevich assumed the Executive Director position at the BIRD Foundation on January 1, 2006.
He joined BIRD with vast international experience after a varied career in Israel and the U.S., including management of Rafael's operations in the U.S. for four years. In his last position at Rafael, Dr. Yudilevich served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.
Previously, he was in charge of Rafael's missiles division, the company's largest division which also develops various technologies which have civilian applications, such as Given Imaging's unique capsule.
Dr. Yudilevich has been member or chairman of numerous boards of international joint ventures. He was also chairman of the board of Opgal, an electro-optics company, and served as director of RDC, a business development company jointly owned by Elron and Rafael.
Dr. Yudilevich completed his doctoral studies in computers and systems engineering in the field of medical imaging at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. He earned his Master's Degree in mathematics at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in electrical engineering at Haifa's Technion.
Dr. Yudilevich was born in Santiago, Chile. He is married to Bruria and they have three children. Their home is located in Karmiel, a beautiful town in the north of Israel, in the lower Galilee.


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Date 9/12/2014 11:40 12:50
Location Big Blue Hall B - Dan Eilat
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