Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Russ Fadel

Russ Fadel
President, ThingWorx


Russell Fadel is the president and general manager of ThingWorx™, a PTC business, creator of an award-winning platform to build and run applications designed to leverage the Internet of Things. In his current position Russ is responsible for driving business to help customers in a wide range of industries seeking to leverage the IoT. This includes telecommunications, utilities, medical devices, energy, agriculture, manufacturing, industrial equipment, and transportation, as well as an emerging partner network of IoT-enabled service providers. Prior to its acquisition by PTC, Russ was a co-founder and the CEO of ThingWorx. Prior to ThingWorx Russ was the CEO and co-founder of Lighthammer Software Development, where he was responsible for helping conceptualize and bring to market the world’s first application composition platform targeted at real-time manufacturing. Russ successfully established Lighthammer as the recognized market leader in the manufacturing intelligence and application composition markets. Lighthammer was later acquired by SAP. Prior to founding Lighthammer, Russ also co-founded two successful companies that design, market, sell, and implement manufacturing operations software and hardware.


2:05pm–2:45pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Location: C 210 (Bldg C)
Russ Fadel (ThingWorx)
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The old adage of the customer always being right might need an asterisk in the Internet of Things world. As products continue to get smarter and more connected, not only should we listen to our customers, but we must listen to our products as well. Read more.