IOTA Foundation builds strong team
IOTA is growing it’s respectful list of advisors and causes cryptocurrency community attention very well. Personalities who joins IOTA Foundation’s advisory board are huge authorities in business and innovation world.
Recently Michael Nilles, CDO of Schindler Group, CEO of Schindler Digital Business AG, joined the Advisory Board of IOTA Foundation. It is officially stated in Twitter and even in his own LinkedIn.
— IOTA News (@iotatokennews) May 6, 2018
“Michael is passionate about technology advancement for purpose and strong believer that IIoT, AI and Blockchain-NextGen will become General Purpose Technologies.”
Schindler Group is a leading global manufacturer of freight and special elevators, escalators and moving and related services. Founded in 1874 in Switzerland. Company specializes in the latest-technology engineering, as well as mechanical and microprocessor technology products designed and rigorously tested for safety, comfort, efficiency and reliability. It’s products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the globe, including office buildings, airports, shopping centers/retail establishments and specialty buildings.
Interesting fact 1/2 – Huawei and Schindler Signed Global Agreement on Cooperation for IoT Connectivity
There’s interesting fact – 2 years ago Schindler and Huawei Signed Global Agreement on Cooperation for IoT Connectivity (in Shenzhen, China, September 19, 2016).
Companies agreed to cooperate in the future on the development of smart Internet-of-Things (IoT) components for a seamless connectivity of elevators and escalators.
Interesting fact 2/2 – Schindler and GE Enter Strategic Partnership to Power Digital Urban Mobility
HERGISWIL, Switzerland and SAN RAMON, California, USA, July 6, 2016, Schindler Holding (SIX: SCHN) and GE Digital (NYSE: GE) announced a strategic alliance that will use the full potential of the Industrial Internet for digital innovations in elevators, escalators and smart buildings.
Schindler will leverage GE’s Predix Platform and GE’s proven digital industrial expertise in advanced analytics to further its efforts in the Internet of Things, predictive analytics, machine learning and in providing intelligent digital solutions to its users and customers. With Predix, Schindler will enhance its capabilities to monitor, analyze and leverage data generated from its connected elevators, escalators and PORT Technology.
It is more than clear that Schindler keeps moving forward develping innovative systems and IoT concepts and will be implementing these futuristic solutions for mainstream usage in near future.
We can only guess if Michael’s advisory will lead to way more than ‘advisor’, as IOTA Foundation and Schindler migh have a lot in common while developing IoT way faster than we thougt?