Mr Vinay Solanki

Director - Strategy & Market Development, Aeris Communications

Vinay is Director Strategy & Market Development at Aeris Communications a leading IoT platform and solutions player, HQ in Silicon Valley, USA. Prior to this he led the business for IoT and Wi-Fi at Bharti Airtel, India. Vinay holds a MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad and has worked as VP Technology at Goldman Sachs, New York. He has 13+ years of experience encompassing roles in strategy, partner management, business development, mobile money risk management, and building fixed income securities trading platforms.

Vinay is the founder of IoT-NCR, an open meetup community with 5700+ members focused on knowledge sharing on IoT and Digital technologies. He is a member of IET IoT panel, Nasscom AgriTech, and DoT TEC Smart Village WG. Vinay is author on IoT on Your-Story, EFY Media, IoT Central, Quora, and IoT Now. He has authored white papers covering IoT Business models and Smart Buildings at IIM-A. He is speaker on IoT and Wi-Fi at various forums, conferences, start-up events and universities and can be reached at LinkedIn | Twitter @vsolank1| Quora