In this interview, Peter Hirst sheds some light on the internet of things. Specifically he addresses its variety of monikers, whether the opportunity lives up to the hype, the talent challenges that exist, and how companies need the C-suite to engage to get results.
Associate Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management
Peter Hirst leads the team of professionals who partner with clients and faculty at the MIT Sloan School of Management to develop, design, and deliver innovative executive education programs for individuals and companies. Formerly CEO of the commercialization, consulting, and executive education business of the London School of Economics, he has over twenty years of experience in international strategy, technology consulting and organizational development. Peter is cochair of the Education Working Group of the Internet of Things World Forum and a founding member of the Internet of Things Global Talent Consortium.