The Internet of Things & Your Customers


Bank of Ireland, 1 Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2



Making their habits your business

Your customers don’t switch from being online or offline anymore. That division is fading fast with the emergence of the Internet of Things (IOT).  Internet enabled devices are penetrating people’s lives, homes & offices. Very soon saying that something is “IOT enabled” will be as meaningful as saying “it has electricity in it”.

Are you prepared to realise the business opportunity this presents? Get ready for this future and come to the next Continuum Lab on 23rd March to hear from some global heavy-hitters in this space. 
There will be great prizes given out during the night and the winners of prizes will be selected at random by Alexa (the AI resident on Amazon’s Echo).

Keynote Speaker

Margaret Burgraff

Vice president of Intel's Software and Services Group

Hailing from Cork, Margaret started her career at Apple, whereas helped to launch the revolutionary, Bonzai Blue, iMac G3, “the computer that saved Apple”. 

Margaret oversaw the iBook range that included the iconic “Clamshell” design. In 2005 she held the position of Senior Quality Manager for Apple Macintosh engineering products.

Seeking a new challenge Margaret moved to Palm/Hewlett-Packard as senior director of quality for WebOS. This innovative web-centric OS removed barriers for device makers fueling the smartphone revolution.

She was later appointed vice president in charge of quality, certification, tools and validation in mobile communications.

In 2011 Margaret joined Intel as a director of quality for phone and tablet products.  Margaret is currently Vice President of the Software and Services Group (SSG) and General Manager of Global Software Enabling . 

Today Margaret is a key driver of Intel’s internet of things strategy.

Other Speakers on the night

Stephen Moffatt

IBM GTS Solution Leader

Stephen has worked for more than 20 years at IBM as business consultant and IT Strategy expert. A contributor to several cloud and analytics patent, he co-authored of the National Standard for cloud computing. Stephen will share some reflections and ideas on how Cognitive and Machine Learning are changing business globally and call out some of the implications for business in Ireland. Beyond the technology he will explore how the nature of work and leisure are changing as a result of the IoT and the evolution of 'Smart' or thinking systems in healthcare, finance, communications, government and transport. We'll explore question such as; What do these technologies mean for Irish businesses surviving and thriving? What are the decisions we need to make now about our long-term careers? What are the implications for as globalisation looks to go into reverse? In his spare time he lectures Business Strategy at the National College of Ireland.

Lorna brady

Asavie EMEA Partner Manager

Lorna is EMEA Partner Manager for Asavie, providing on-demand private connectivity for IoT devices. In her role, she advises businesses how to securely connect their IoT projects, from edge to cloud, without touching the internet. Lorna has held a number of roles across Twitter and Vodafone.

colin meagle

Continuum Group CEO

Recently awarded Ireland's first "Excellence in Digital Leadership" DMA award by Accenture, The CEO of the Continuum Group is excited to welcome our VIP guests and speakers to the Continuum Labs. Colin will chair the event and will also serve as moderator for the IOT Q&A panel.


How will the Internet of Things affect your customers? What can we expect to see in the next few years? How can you profit from these technologies? Take the opportunity to get to grips with the future of IoT and put your own questions to our esteemed panel of experts.

Tweet your question with the hashtag #continuumlabspanel




Bank of Ireland,
1 Grand Canal Square,
Dublin 2

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