When AI meets IoT | Speakers Melissa Mulholland, Chief Service & Solutions Officer, Crayon


"Emerging Technologies: AI and IoT"

IoT is accelerating at a rapid pace as companies adopt it to transform key industries delivering innovation and cost savings to customers with an industry expected growth to $14T by 2030. Learn the fundamentals of a business model and see how others have been successful in leveraging emerging AI and IoT technology.



Melissa leads Crayon’s global services and solutions strategy to drive long-term customer success and innovation in the cloud. Passionate about leveraging technology to maximize impact, especially through emerging technologies such as AI and IoT. An entrepreneurial technologist, focused on applying technology to improve the quality of life for all.

She spent 12 years at Microsoft, leading strategy and business development worldwide to help businesses be profitable through cloud transformation. In Melissa’s previous role, she focused on enabling partners and customers to accelerate their business transformation and deliver profitability, efficiency and scale across Microsoft’s Cloud services resulting in over 3M people skilled and over 100K certifications. She has authored 12 books focused on how to build a business in the Cloud and is a board advisor for SHE, Europe’s largest gender equality conference.

Prior to Microsoft, Melissa spent 2 years at Intel Corporation, driving a cross-company analysis into the effectiveness of using recycled chips for solar technology, to reduce fixed costs. This work contributed to Intel’s success in ranking as one of the top 10 “Greenest” U.S. companies.


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