Host: Christie Simons, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
The intelligent edge leverages the power of edge computing, machine learning, and advanced connectivity. How could it fundamentally transform the way companies across industries operate and offer products, services, and experiences to customers? We’ll discuss:
- Why the intelligent edge is meaningful now.
- What its capabilities are and how they can transform businesses.
- Practical opportunities for adoption of the intelligent edge.
Meet the speakers
Christie is a partner in Deloitte’s Accounting and Advisory Practice with more than 25 years of experience serving global technology clients. She is a specialist in serving fast growing, dynamic venture-backed companies and large complex publicly-listed technology clients with external audit services and advisory services for technical accounting, IPO and SOX readiness matters. Christie has lived and worked in our Asia Pacific practice serving our clients in the region and has worked with companies throughout the semiconductor ecosystem including wafer fabrication, assembly & test and IC-design companies. Her experience across technology sectors also affords an appreciation of the impact on demand that semiconductor companies face in product development for their respective customers. Christie is currently based in our Silicon Valley practice serving technology and semiconductor clients.
A Deloitte Consulting LLP principal, Dan specializes in helping clients within the telecommunications industry define growth strategies and accelerate the launch of new products and services. He develops flexible strategies, processes, and business models capable of adapting to the rapid pace of technological, competitive, and regulatory change. Dan has presented and led primary research efforts on the evolving digital ecosystem and its impact on wireless and wireline network providers. To Dan, the Deloitte brand means collaboration, ingenuity, a client-centric focus, and commitment across multiple dimensions that includes coworkers, clients, and industries. He enjoys that Deloitte allows employees to act as entrepreneurs in the context of a large company with a built-in support system. In his free time, Dan enjoys surfing and stand-up paddling as well as traveling with his family to explore new locations in the US and internationally.