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Walter Knitl (he/him)

CEO and Principal Consultant, Praxiem

At Praxiem, Walter consults in market research, commercialization, and business development in the ICT sector. He is a board member at AIoT Canada and a co-chair of their National Strategy Council (NSC), developing the national AIoT (Artificial Intelligence + Internet of Things) strategy. As founder at iotNorth, he hosts the ThingsHappen podcast and the ThingkFest events to foster Canada's Internet of Things conversation and growth. Some recent work includes reports on national and regional Internet of Things ecosystems to inform exports and Foreign Direct Investment attraction efforts.

Walter has over thirty years of extensive and diverse experience in ICT product management, hands-on software and hardware research and development, commercial and account management, standards development, and technology acceleration at several global corporations and a provincial center of excellence.

Walter is a proponent of physical digitalization as a lever for economic growth and social good.


FWD50 Extras: Impacts and implications of Digital-Physical Transformation for the public sector

March 16, 2023  3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
This session delves into digitally connected physical things and some of their applications' tangible benefits and risks, including enhanced government services and operations opportunities. See more.

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