Success Factors for IIoT Deployment

Avinash Thawani, Data Analyst, Petasense Inc


Industrial IoT (IIoT) is one of the few areas where there are proven use cases for IoT and deployments have shown clear returns on investment (ROI). This session will cover the latest trends in IIoT, scope of sensors/ wireless/ cloud/ ML technology, running successful pilots for asset reliability/ optimization/ predictive maintenance, and key factors for ensuring ROI in IoT deployments. We will also look at a case study of a company that achieved ROI in 36 days.


Avinash is a Data Analyst at Petasense which was founded with the vision of making machines smarter and contextually aware. “Fitbit for Industrial Machines” This is part of a mega-trend being referred to as Industry 4.0 or the Industrial IoT. He has worked with organisations such IRD Mechanalysis and Schneider Electric. He has also organised TedxLavelleRoad which held the largest Tedx event in Bangalore. Avinash holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and is the Purdue Alumni Bangalore City Leader.