Corporate Vice President, Modern Life and Devices Product Marketing Management @ Microsoft
Board Member @ Umicore
Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation and IoT Leader @ Philips
University of California, Davis
Driving the evolution of connectivity, mobile and the intersection of internet services with healthcare, consumer goods and all the other things around us which are about to get connected. Passionate about evolving the healthcare system with connected devices, from medical devices to everyday consumer gadgets. Data and analytics is the future of continuous care and at the
Driving the evolution of connectivity, mobile and the intersection of internet services with healthcare, consumer goods and all the other things around us which are about to get connected. Passionate about evolving the healthcare system with connected devices, from medical devices to everyday consumer gadgets. Data and analytics is the future of continuous care and at the heart of changing our medical system from being reactive to proactive.
Named by Fierce Wireless as one of only seven “Rising Stars of Wireless in 2014.” Currently leading connected digital propositions across the health continuum at Royal Philips. Previously helped found and build the AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry open source project to advance a common language for the Internet of Things, and led Qualcomm’s Internet of things AllJoyn open source solution.
Prior experience includes building Qualcomm's Developer Ecosystem team to help bridge the gap between the strongest semiconductor player in the world of wireless with the growing influence of mobile application developers.
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Specialties: IOT, Connected Health, Telehealth, eHealth, Business Development, Marketing, Product Marketing, Corporate Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Developer Ecosystem Evangelist, Wireless Industry value chain & semiconductor dynamics, Strategic Marketing, CRM, Account Management, Strategy Creation and Implementation, Technical Sales, Support and IP Negotiations
Senior Vice-President and Digital Technology Leader @ Responsible for driving the connectivity & digital strategy for consumer products to deliver meaningful digital innovation via connected propositions and experiences. From 2014 to Present (1 year) Chairman, Board of Directors @ Helped conceive, launch, and grow AllSeen Alliance, the broadest, global cross-industry consortium around a common, open source protocol for the Internet of Things.
The members of the AllSeen Alliance contribute software and engineering resources as part of their collaboration on an open software framework that enables hardware manufacturers, service providers and software developers to create interoperable devices and services. The Alliance software framework is based on the AllJoyn™ open source project. This open source framework allows ad hoc systems to seamlessly discover, dynamically connect and interact with nearby products regardless of brand, transport layer, platform or operating system.
Founding members of the AllSeen Alliance include some of the world’s leading, consumer electronics manufacturers, home appliances manufacturers, service providers, retailers, enterprise technology companies, innovative startups, and chipset manufacturers. From September 2013 to October 2014 (1 year 2 months) Sr. Director Product Management and Software Strategy @ Head of Product Management for AllJoyn Open Source SW Framework. Business lead for QCOM's Internet of Everything software strategy.
Driving Product, Biz Dev, Customer Engineering, GoToMarket and Marketing efforts for AllJoyn IOT business across connected home, connected car, and smart TV verticals.
Activities include cross-functional IoT product alignment, portfolio management and prioritization, new technology innovation, new product categories creation, commercial launch execution, marketing collateral creation, naming, sales enablement, and strategic planning. From June 2012 to October 2014 (2 years 5 months) Greater San Diego AreaVice President, Board of Directors @ Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc. (TLCAD), a 501(c)3 corporation, founded in 1998 and accredited by Assistance Dogs International in 2007, provides Service Dogs in San Diego County to individuals with limited abilities. TLCAD has 12 years of experience placing Service Dogs with individuals in the disciplines of seizure response, mobility (wheelchair & balance), autism, post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. From August 2010 to September 2014 (4 years 2 months) Sr. Director, Head of QCT Developer Ecosystem @ Head of Qualcomm's global developer ecosystem organization (Snapdragon Developer Program) working with global mobile app developers across all OS platforms. Based on the belief that experiences sell devices, not just hardware.
• Identified, structured, negotiated and closed exclusive app developer deals, optimized applications, and strategic relationships
• Performed market analysis and led definition and Product Management of Qualcomm's Developer Tools such as Trepn, Snapdragon SDK, AllJoyn SDK, et al.
• Led the creation of QCOM’s developer website (www.developer.qualcomm.com)
• Crafted ecosystem business strategy including in-bound and out-bound marketing activities worldwide, press and analyst messaging (lead spokesperson), product marketing, and product management. From May 2009 to October 2012 (3 years 6 months) Director, Competitive Strategy @ Strategic Marketing, M&A, Technology Roadmapping, & long range planning. Business unit competitive strategy formulation. Assessment of industry trends & disruptive forces within the mobile, consumer electronic and connectivity value chains (chipset suppliers, OEMs, operators, software vendors, etc.) Recommend new business opportunities strategically aligned with QCOM's business objectives. Channel strategy assessments, & growth-partnerships business development From February 2006 to May 2009 (3 years 4 months) Senior Staff Manager, Technical Account Management @ Led team responsible for the technical account management of QCT’s North American customers. Created a bridge between customers and QCT to facilitate successful adoption and commercialization of new QCOM solutions. From 2001 to 2006 (5 years) Senior ASIC Design Engineer @ Led Digital IC integration effort with a team that spanned San Diego and Israel . Defined and patented a unique security solution for ensuring data on a Digital Cinema Encoder From 1998 to 2001 (3 years) Hardware Engineer @ Implemented wireless local loop platform in a high pressure, start-up environment. ASIC and FPGA design. From 1997 to 1998 (1 year) Applications Engineer @ Proactively identified potential embedded x86 sales opportunities and shared those with senior management. From June 1996 to June 1996 (1 month)
MBA @ UCLA Anderson From 2004 to 2006 BSEE @ University of California, Davis Liat Ben-Zur is skilled in: Product Management, Marketing & Business Strategy, Mobile Software, Semiconductors, Strategy, Semiconductors, Product Marketing, Business Development, Business Strategy, Mobile Devices, Telecommunications, Mobile Technology, Wireless, LTE, Mobile Applications, CDMA
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