Dr. Dirk Slama is Vice President of Business Development at Bosch.IO (formerly Bosch Software Innovations). Bosch.IO is spearheading the Internet of Things (IoT) activities of Bosch, the global engineering group. As Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld, Dirk helps shaping the IoT strategy of Bosch. Dirk has over 20 years experience in very large-scale application projects, system integration and Business Process Management. His international work experience includes projects for Lufthansa Systems, Boeing, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, HBOS and others. Dirk is a frequent speaker at conferences, as well as co-author of three successful books: Enterprise BPM, Enterprise SOA and Enterprise CORBA. He holds an MBA from IMD Lausanne as well as a Diploma (MSc equivalent) in Computer Science from TU Berlin.