Simon van den Dries

Managing Director, Rencos

Simon van den Dries

Managing Director, Rencos

Biography

Simon van den Dries is currently heading Rencos, an IOT service provider for the water and power sector. Recently, Simon has been setting up the international Business of I-Real, a leader in water monitoring and control and public infrastructure IoT services in The Netherlands. Simon has been instrumental in enriching I-Real `s datalogger and sensor portfolio with new LPWA technologies, such as LoRa and continues to drive the globalization of I-Real through international partnerships.

I-Real has currently over 150.000 objects in real-time control in the Netherlands and is the major supplier to Dutch municipalities and waterboards for water monitoring and control solutions in storm-, ground-, surface- and drinking water. Prior to I-Real, Simon has held numerous roles in the telecommunications IoT market, working for SES (Satellite M2M), General Electric (GE Veriwise, Transport IoT) and Honeywell Global Tracking.

Simon has a degree of Public Administration from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and has extensive experience in managing global business.

Session:

Day 1: Monday 24th April 2017

16:00 – 17:30 – Digital – Internet of Things