Wilfried Pimenta heads Global Business Development at the IOTA Foundation. He engages with corporations and institutions to explore the potential of the IOTA Tangle, an opensource Distributed Ledger Technology beyond Blockchain. Designed from scratch for the Internet of Things, the protocol aims at becoming the backbone for the Machine to Machine economy. With IOTA, connected devices and sensors will communicate peer to peer securely and trade real time without any transaction fees.
With a corporate ecosystem including multinationals such as Bosch, Volkswagen, Fujitsu, IOTA also acts as co-creation hub and enables radical business model innovation across all smart industries including mobility, energy, smart buildings, industry 4.0, smart cities, smart supply chain, eHealth and more. Wilfried is based in Oslo, Norway and holds a MBA from INSEAD.