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On this IoT For All podcast episode, Noelani McGadden, VP of Strategic Accounts at Senet, discusses the role Senet plays in the IoT industry, how they launched the largest public LoRaWAN network and how their network is influencing adoption across the Internet of Things space.
Noelani touches on why an organization would choose to deploy on a public network over a private network, the value LPWAN provides compared to 5G and what she foresees as the biggest contributors to IoT adoption heading into 2020.
On a personal level, Noelani has been engaged with many STEM for girls programs and is a non-profit board member for providing access to gymnastics programs for underprivileged teens. She spent over 6 years as an expatriate working in countries and environments that have varying degrees of support for women in executive-level roles and women in tech in particular.
If you’re interested in connecting with Noelani check out her LinkedIn!
About Senet: Senet develops cloud-based software and services used by Network Operators, Application Developers and System Integrators for the on-demand deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) networks. Senet offers technology in over eighty countries and owns and operates the largest publicly available LoRaWAN network in North America.
Key Question and Topics from this Episode:
(02:33) Noelani McGadden introduction
(04:44) What does Senet do, and what role do they play in the IoT industry?
(07:15) Senet’s public LPWAN network–how it works, who is using it and what is it enabling companies to do?
(10:40) What type of IoT use cases are utilizing the public LPWAN network?
(13:38) How does a company set up a public LoRaWan network? What are the drawbacks of using a public network over a private network?
(17:35) Why would an organization choose to deploy a private network, if a public network is available?
(20:09) What has public LPWAN adoption been like?
(23:08) What value does LPWAN provide over 5G?
(26:59) What will be some of the biggest contributors to IoT adoption in 2020?
(33:24) What advice do you (Noelani) have for companies looking to get involved in IoT in 2020?
(35:28) What organizations and initiatives are you (Noelani) involved in as it relates to Women in Tech?