Rob Tiffany

Ericsson One: CEO

Rob Tiffany is a technology executive, digital strategist and U.S. Navy Submarine veteran. A bestselling author, podcaster, and keynote speaker, his thought leadership ranges from the Internet of Things to Sustainability to Mobile. He’s designed and developed software used by the world’s largest organizations.

Rob Tiffany is current running a venture-backed startup within Ericsson One that aims to rescue the Internet of Things from complexity and security threats. He joined Ericsson as the Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson where he drove Internet of Things strategy and execution.

He joined Ericsson in 2018 from Enterprise IoT, where was he was Founder and CEO. There he created an Edge computing system powered by Digital Twins that targeted enterprises and industrials. As CTO and Global Product Manager at Hitachi, he received the Presidential “Product of the Year” award for designing the Lumada Industrial IoT platform. This product landed in Gartner’s “Visionary Quadrant” and was a “Strong Performer” in the Forrester Wave. Spending most of his career at Microsoft, Rob was the Global Technology Lead for IoT where he incubated the Azure IoT cloud platform and co-authored its reference architecture. Prior to Microsoft, Rob was the Co-Founder of NetPerceptor where he developed one of the industry’s earliest Mobile Device Management (MDM/EMM) platforms for smartphones.

A bestselling author and frequent keynote speaker, Rob serves on the boards of SmartCitiesWorld, the Washington State IoT Council & Kapios Health. He’s the Executive Director of the Moab Foundation focused on global sustainability and is routinely ranked as one of the top IoT experts and influencers in the world by Inc Magazine, Onalytica and others.

He loves to get in front of customers and deliver keynotes at industry conferences all over the world. He’s published dozens of articles found in leading technology publications as well as seven, best-selling business and technology books.

Industry Accolades:

Top 30 Internet of Things Experts – Inc Magazine
Top 100 Thought Leaders and Influencers – IoT Premier League
Top IoT Influencers To Follow – MarkTechPost
Top 10 Internet of Things Influencers – Klout
The Top 50 IoT People to Follow on Twitter – IoT Central
Top 100 M2M Influencer – Onalytica
Top 30 Technology Influencers – Apollo Target
Internet of Things Thought Leaders to Watch In the Next 4 Years – DADO Labs
Top 50 Influential Mobile Industry Personalities to Watch Out For – ContractIQ
The Internet of Things Landscape: Top 100 Individuals and Brands – Onalytica
10 Internet of Things Influencers You Need to Know – Dataconomy
The 50 Must-Read IT Blogs – BizTech Magazine
10 Mobility Influencers on Twitter You Can’t Afford to Miss – Visage Mobile.
The Best Business Blogs – Exigent Networks

Books Authored:

Mobile Strategies for Business: 50 Actionable Insights to Digitally Transform your Business
Keeping Windows Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012: Private and Hybrid Cloud Solutions for the Mobile Enterprise
Enterprise Data Synchronization with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Compact 3.5 Mobile Merge Replication
Windows Mobile Data Synchronization with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server Compact 3.1
SQL Server CE Database Development with the .NET Compact Framework
Pocket PC Database Development with eMbedded Visual Basic
Microsoft Patterns & Practices: Mobile Application Architecture Guide

Magazine Articles Authored:

JSP vs JSP – Java Developers Journal
Upgrade JBuilder’s Speed and its Servlets – JBuilder Developers Journal
Servlet Development with JBuilder – JBuilder Developers Journal
Debugging Servlets – Java Developers Journal
Getting Started with Java on PDAs – Java Developers Journal
Product Review: ServletDebugger 2.0 – Java Developers Journal
Dynamic Page Compilation with the Java Web Server – Java Developers Journal
What is Wireless – DevBuzz
Wireless Wire Protocols – DevBuzz
VB Under the Sea – VB@10 for Apress
How Can I Port an eVB App to VB6? – Visual Basic Developer
Writing your first Pocket PC Program – Visual Basic Developer
Introducing the Visual Database Tools in Visual Studio .NET – Pinnacle Publishing
Building a Windows Service with Visual Basic .NET – Visual Basic Developer