Conference Speakers

Confirmed Speakers
Roger Thomas

Roger Thomas

Senior Consulting Leader, Industrial Strategy Lead, Oracle

Roger is the Industry Lead for Oracle Consulting’s High Tech Practice. He has spent over 20 years helping manufacturing companies find efficiencies in their manufacturing processes and supply chains. Roger has supported manufacturers both large and small through leadership roles in consulting, product management, and customer success. He specializes in understanding the technology opportunities, risks, and change management requirements to drive success on a global scale. Roger holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. When not walking the manufacturing floor, Roger spends time with his wife and four children in Portland, OR.

Karthik Srivathsa

Karthik Srivathsa

Vice President-Healthcare Engineering, Rauland-Borg, AMETEK

Karthik Srivathsa is a vice president of Healthcare engineering at Rauland-Borg Corporation, leading the development of enterprise nurse call system platforms and IT applications for the acute care and long-term care markets. He is the technical co-chair of the NEMA 3SB-2 industry group and leading the modernization of the nurse call standard. Additionally, he is an STP member and task group lead driving changes to the UL 2900-2-1 (healthcare cybersecurity) ANSI/UL 1069 (acute care nurse call) and ANSI/UL 2560 (assisted /independent living emergency call systems) standards. He holds a masters in electrical engineering from LSU, masters in engineering management, and a masters in business administration from the Kellogg school of management at Northwestern University. He is passionate about engineering solutions to IoMT/IoT issues relating to medical device interoperability, applications of machine learning to healthcare analytics, wireless communications, and interconnectivity of medical devices to the cloud. Karthik Srivathsa is a vice president of Healthcare engineering at Rauland-Borg Corporation, leading the development of enterprise nurse call system platforms and IT applications for the acute care and long-term care markets. He is the technical co-chair of the NEMA 3SB-2 industry group and leading the modernization of the nurse call standard. Additionally, he is an STP member and task group lead driving changes to the UL 2900-2-1 (healthcare cybersecurity) ANSI/UL 1069 (acute care nurse call) and ANSI/UL 2560 (assisted /independent living emergency call systems) standards. He holds a master's in electrical engineering from LSU, masters in engineering management and a master's in business administration from the Kellogg school of management at Northwestern University. He is passionate about engineering solutions to IoMT/IoT issues relating to medical device interoperability, applications of machine learning to healthcare analytics, wireless communications, and interconnectivity of medical devices to the cloud.

Ben Amaba

Ben Amaba

Global Chief Technology Officer, IBM

Dr. Ben Amaba holds a PhD. degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering, a M.S. degree in Engineering and Operations, and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Amaba is a registered and licensed Professional Engineer in several states with International Registry; certified in Production, Operations, and Inventory Management by APICS ®; LEED® Accredited Professional (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design); and certified in Corporate Strategy by Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is responsible for industrial manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering, and supply chain solutions. Dr. Amaba is the Global Chief Technology Officer for the Industrial Sector – IBM Cloud and Cognitive. Dr. Amaba’s focus and interest is in artificial intelligence, data analytics, software engineering, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), 5G, and cloud technology. Dr. Amaba holds a copyright for Process Activity Flow Framework®, the framework for requirements, design, architecture, simulation, and application development techniques. Dr. Amaba is prominently featured in “Giving 2.0,” by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen with Stanford Business School, which details contributions to bolster and promote STEM education and careers, and is an Alexis de Tocqueville Society/United Way Member, which recognizes local philanthropic leaders.

Dr. Amaba holds positions as Board Member to the Dearborn Artificial Intelligence Research Center (DAIR), Founding member to the Institute of Advanced Systems Engineering, Founding member to the Center of Advanced Supply Chain Management, Industry Council Advisor for the Project Production Institute, Board Member to the Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering (CISE), Board of Director of RANCS Group LLC, Executive Board Member of Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) and Editorial Board Member to IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) IT Professionals, Editorial Board of The Open Cybernetics and Systemics Journal, and Executive Advisory Board Member to the University of Miami, University of Houston, University of Central Florida, Texas A&M and Clemson University.

Shekeb Naim

Shekeb Naim

Associate Vice President-ICT Advisory, MarketsandMarkets Research Private Limited

Shekeb has close to 15 years of experience in technology market research and is helping major ICT vendors in identifying future revenue streams. His in-depth research around emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, software defined infrastructure, and its application areas within Smart Cities, Connected Healthcare, Smart Manufacturing, is helping many Technology Players to strategize for IoT monetization.

He has been working with MarketsandMarkets (MnM) since last 7 years and is responsible for creating revenue impact on the clients through use case prioritization, partner identification, customer behavior assessment, competitive benchmarking, Geo opportunity assessment, etc. Prior to MnM he has worked on the industry side with Hewlett-Packard where he was assisting the Marketing Head of Product with competitive intelligence.

He has done MBA in Marketing Management from Institute of Business Management, Kanpur and graduated with honors in B Tech, Computer Science from University Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kanpur.

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