What do you do?
A thought leader in the Internet of Things dana blouin is currently a PhD candidate at SIIT – Thammasat University conducing research on wireless sensor networks and connectivity.
What do you see as the biggest opportunity in your industry?
I think the ICT industry in general and the Internet of Things more specifically has the opportunity to impact a number of sectors globally.
What impact will changes in your industry have on consumers? the world?
From a consumer perspective it will change the way they interact with the world around them. From a global perspective the Internet of Things will have a greater impact on our lives then the Internet has.
What is your biggest goal right now?
I would say that right now my biggest goals are to innovate in the Internet of Things space and to help lead the conversation as to how it can be implemented and developing best practices.
What kind of support or types of people do you need to accelerate your success?
For me, I am looking to be around innovative people who are thought leaders in their field. I think being around other motivated and innovative people just helps fuel creativity.
What makes you or your work different from everybody else?
Being located in Thailand gives me the unique perspective of how the Internet of Things can impact a larger cross section of the worlds population. As far as I know I am the only American in Thailand working on a PhD in ICT, I think having that very unique perspective will be a benefit for me long term.