Addressing a crowd of over 100 participants and exhibitors, three speakers highlighted how disruptive tech is changing the face of the sports & entertainment industries.

RIoT XXXIII was held at Atlanta Tech Village on Tuesday night, and topics included:

  • Recapping the flexible network that powered the Atlanta Super Bowl
  • Looking at tech that will impact event registration/ticketing/event security
  • Spotlighting the Milwaukee Bucks smart beer taps

These topics were presented by the event’s three speakers:

Sachin Iyengar – Sr. Manager System Performance & In-Building (Super Bowl 53), Verizon Wireless
Sachin Iyengar
Crowd image

Lance Burnett – CEO, Stark RFID –
Lance Burnett

Chris Lorkowski – CEO, BruVue –
Chris Lorkowski

RIoT was also able to support a number of exhibit sponsors:
TUV SUD Alpharetta tour

Thanks to all who were able to follow along on Twitter:

And don’t forget to check out this article in Hypepotamus – RIoT’s Executive Director Tom Snyder highlighted the Southeast’s value proposition for the IoT data revolution as a preview to the night’s topics:

Earlier in the day before RIoT XXXIII launched, RIoT was able to visit the TÜV SÜD America lab in Alpharetta, exploring the testing and certification equipment:

The TÜV SÜD America team sponsored RIoT XXXIII, helping to make it possible for RIoT to host this free event with beer, food, and great speakers.

RIoT will return to Atlanta later in April, launching a partnership community event with Microsoft and the Azure community. Stay tuned!

And don’t forget to register for the RIoT RAP Pitch Night – hear from the startups who just completed the RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP), at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh on April 10th from 6-8pm. Don’t miss this signature event!