Jan 20, 2023 | 9 min read

IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona 2023

Meet at the IoTSWC in Barcelona 


Executive Director Ken Forster and Ventures CTO Stephen Berard will be attending the IOT Solution World Congress (IOTSWC), taking place in Barcelona from January 31st to February 2nd. IOTSWC 2023 is the leading event on trends in digital transformation based on disruptive technologies and Europe's largest IoT event. 


We are excited to meet you at the IOT Solution World Congress

Ken Forster will moderate the keynote panel on Industry 5.0 bringing together four leaders from across government and industry to discuss industry's role driving Human-Centric, Resilient, and Sustainable strategies and practices. This panel will discuss resilience, reshoring, recruiting, renewable energy, and how industry leaders integrate the triple bottom line of productivity, people, and planet.



WHEN: Tuesday, January 31st, 14:20h - 15:05h

Industry 5.O: Productivity, People and Planet I Auditoium

Make sure to attend this panel discussion with an extraordinary lineup of industry thought leaders to look beyond Industry 4.0.




Ken Forster, Executive Director, Momenta:

Digital Industry veteran building ‘connected’ products, services, and businesses for over 30 years with senior leadership roles at ThingWorx, Syngenta, Coca-Cola, and Philip Morris. He founded Momenta and several industrial automation companies. Ken resides in Switzerland and maintains an office in the 'cloud'.



Sean OReagain


Séan O'Reagain, Deputy Head of Unit Industry 5.0, European Commission:  

Séan leads the development and adoption of Industry 5.0 as a human-centric, sustainable, and resilient approach to industry digitalization. This Commission department is responsible for EU policy on research, science, and innovation, with a view to reinforcing the scientific and technological base, promoting innovation, and turning societal challenges into innovation opportunities

Jessica Poliner


Jessica Poliner, Chief Executive Officer of Relayr A Munich Re Company

Jessica brings over fifteen years of leadership experience working in global diversified industrial companies and has a strong track record of growing businesses. Jessica is passionate about technology. Able to navigate public and private companies in a multitude of sizes and demonstrate great breadth in business operations

Girish Juneja


Girish Juneja, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of Dover Corporation, a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of over $7 billion. In the past, Girish held the position of Chief Technology Officer & General Manager at Intel Corp. Senior Vice President-Product of Management at Sarvega, Inc. (a subsidiary of Intel Corp.), and Chief Technology Officer, Senior VP & GM at Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA.

Cyrill Perducat


Cyril Perducat, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Rockwell Automation. 

Cyril joined Rockwell following a 25-year career with Schneider Electric, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Internet of Things and Digital Offers. Cyril has an extensive career as a technology strategist, particularly for systems software networks and solutions businesses.


Here are some resources about Industry 5.0 that you may find useful.


Industry 5 report by Momenta

Industry 5 report by the European Union


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We look forward to meeting you in person at Europe's largest IoT event to discuss game-changing methods, deep tech solutions, successful initiatives, and the overarching trends we see ahead. Book time to meet with Ken, or Stephen at IOTSWC. 



Momenta Partners encompasses leading Strategic Advisory, Talent, and Investment practices. We’re the guiding hand behind leading industrials’ IoT strategies, over 200+ IoT leadership placements, and 30+ young IoT disruptors. Schedule a free consultation to learn more about our Connected Industry practice.