ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How businesses can capitalize on the many product and revenue opportunities while minimizing the associated risks and liabilities from the Internet of Things (IoT) is the subject of the Connecting Innovation & Risk executive briefing. The breakfast event, which is part of the Bloomberg Next series, takes place the morning of Thursday, November 17 at the Washington, D.C. offices of Bloomberg Government and is underwritten by Lowenstein Sandler. For additional event and registration information, visit http://www.bloombergnext.com/connecting-innovation-risk.
"Issues of cybersecurity, privacy and interoperability should be top of mind for businesses seeking to leverage IoT technology," said Mike MacKay, President, Cross Platform Businesses, Bloomberg BNA. "With a new administration, new agency heads and a new session of Congress coming to Washington, D.C., the regulatory landscape will certainly be altered. We have brought together policy and business leaders to help attendees tackle the critical issues related to compliance and risk management for business innovation." The event kicks off with a conversation with Dean Garfield, president and CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council, which will explore the impact of the next administration on supporting IoT innovation and its potential effect on U.S. businesses and consumers. A panel discussion featuring corporate counsel from leading global tech companies will focus on how businesses are managing risk while at the same time supporting innovation in an area where regulations are somewhat murky. Panelists include:
Rose Marie Glazer, General Counsel USA, Siemens
Andrea Ruggieri, Senior Director Legal, Head of Global Cloud Services and Platforms, Cisco
Yael Weinman, Assistant General Counsel - Privacy, Verizon
Andrew Reidy, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler
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