BOSTON, May 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM), the company behind Xively, an award-winning Internet of Things (IoT) solution, will host its first annual IoT innovation forum, "Xperience 2015", October 1-2, 2015, at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. This exclusive event will cut through the hype-fueled promise of the IoT to help executives learn from the early challenges and successes of commercial IoT pioneers, industry experts and technology visionaries. From best practices around building secure connected products to harnessing connected product data to demystifying emerging security and privacy concerns to transforming product companies into connected product businesses, Xperience 2015 will focus on making IoT-driven innovation a reality for today's leading product companies. As a result, executive attendees will have the rare opportunity to gain invaluable insight to both accelerate their own IoT initiatives and create an actionable playbook to capitalize on – and drive value from – the IoT today.
Hosted in the heart of Boston's Innovation District and in one of the emerging hubs of IoT innovation, the two-day event will feature visionary keynotes, value-packed interactive workshops and sessions, along with ongoing opportunities for networking with peers and experts.
The first confirmed Xperience keynote will feature Ray Kurzweil, Founder, Chairman, CEO of Kurzweil Technologies, and Director of Engineering at Google. And special guest, T.J. Miller, the actor and comedian currently starring in the popular HBO series "Silicon Valley," will host a series of networking events and receptions. A complete conference program, including additional keynotes, specific session details and featured speakers, will be announced in the coming weeks.
Featured event topics will include:
- Building and launching successful connected products
- Emerging security and identity management challenges in the IoT
- The IoT's impact on customer service and support models
- Turning connected product data into business insight and business value
- Partner vs. build decisions: The role of partners in your IoT innovation roadmap
- Understanding the IoT ecosystem: A who's who (and a what's what) when it comes to IoT technology
- Evolving needs, evolving roles, evolving expectations: Transforming from a product company into a connected product business
- Lessons learned: Early case studies from IoT pioneers
"Virtually every company is exploring ways to capitalize on the IoT, but for many, building and supporting connected products – and thus servicing connected customers – remains unfamiliar territory. And while the IoT's latent business value and transformative benefits are immense, there is yet to be a quick, proven path to unlock this potential ," said W. Sean Ford, CMO of LogMeIn. "Xperience's agenda and format have been carefully designed to give executives a rare opportunity to directly interact with pioneering peers, demystify some of the technical and business complexities, and better understand how they can leverage the IoT to build real business value, today. "
For additional details on Xperience, please visit https://xperience.xively.com/.
About LogMeIn, Inc.
LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM) simplifies how people connect to each other and the world around them. With millions of users worldwide, our cloud-based solutions make it possible for people and companies to connect and engage with their workplace, colleagues, customers and products anywhere, anytime. LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston with offices in Bangalore, Budapest, Dublin, London, San Francisco and Sydney.
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