Author Archives: Sanjay Poonen
Ever since my first visit to Rio years ago when I used to jog along Leblon admiring the view, I’ve been struck by the legendary beauty of this beachfront city. Now, it’s the city’s new intelligence that takes my breath away
The power of technology to change people’s lives is undisputed, but you also need people who are determined enough to turn crazy ideas into reality. It’s rare enough to run across anyone like that, so I was very excited to meet 50 of them recently at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Rio de Janeiro.
How do you get your arms around millions of devices, billions of apps, and trillions of things to end up making money and solving some of the challenges of big data and mobility? ’s thought leaders provide insights into what it takes to successfully drive business in a world that has as many handheld devices [...]
Last week I told you about my vision of the future where alarm clocks and calendars and coffee machines all talk to each other. It’s a future where the Internet of Things (IoTs) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) conversations are the “social network of machine and man”, making our lives enormously easier and more productive. I received [...]
One aspect of working for a global company that I don’t care for are 5 a.m. conference calls with Europe. But what’s even more frustrating is waking up to my alarm clock at 4:30 a.m. only to discover that the 5 a.m. call was cancelled overnight. Well, what if my calendar could talk to my [...]