Milwaukee at 5:30 PM

Securing Smart Cities and the Internet of Things


Date & Time
Thu, Nov 8, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
201 East Pittsburgh Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Deeplight Systems and Startup Milwaukee Week presents: Securing Smart Cities and the Internet of Things hosted by PKWARE, with guest panelist Christopher Foley from P4 Infrastructure.
In this hour long panel, local thought leaders discuss smart cities and the internet of things, the cybersecurity challenges they face, and what's to arrive in the coming years. Join us in discovering valuable insights into the role startups, local businesses, and enterpises will each play in this people-powered and technological initiative.
  • Samuel Aten: Sam is the CEO and Co-founder of Deeplight Systems, a cybersecurity for Internet of Things startup. He is a technology entrepreneur who founded his first company when he was 17-years-old, and since then has continued to explore how new technologies can improve the way people live.
  • Nicholas Hornyak, PhD, PE: Nicholas is Vice President and a Founder of P4 Infrastructure, Inc. which specializes in creating products for sustainable and connected infrastructure. Previously he worked in industry as a structural and bridge engineer and also managed large construction projects. During his time as a practicing engineer, he was inspired to use IoT technology and apply it to infrastructure. P4’s founding members have nearly 5 decades of combined experience in design, analysis, construction, operation and maintenance of civil engineering systems.
  • Joseph Linscott: Joe is a business analyst at PKWARE, an enterprise data protection company. Joe conducts market and competitive analyses, creates technical messaging for sales tools and product launches, and engages with the engineering, marketing and sales teams on go-to-market strategies.

  • 5:30pm: Guests arrive and network.
  • 5:50pm: Opening statements.
  • 6:00pm: Panel begins.
  • 6:50pm: Closing remarks.
  • 7:00pm: Guests depart.

About host
Founded in 1986, PKWARE pioneered the development and adoption of the ZIP file format which is still widely used as of 2018. Today PKWARE provides automated enterprise data security that persistently protects and manages data wherever it is used, shared, and stored—inside or outside the organization.

Additional information
When arriving on site, volunteers will be present to ensure access into the building via the 201 E. Pittsburgh Avenue entrance to escort guests to the elevator and event space. Street parking can be found along E. Pittsburgh Ave. and Barclay St.

Please be aware that doors automatically lock from the outside, and a volunteer may not be present once the panel begins. So please arrive by 5:45 at the latest to guarantee entry.

Contact info:
Person: Sam Aten
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