Shamik Basu is Executive Director and Head of IoT Product Management, Verizon Business. In his current role, he leads strategy and product management for devices, connectivity and platforms for Internet of Things and Automotive, and is responsible for creating and commercializing new data-enabled IoT offerings across verticals. Shamik and his team work with cloud hyperscalers, automakers and the developer community in pioneering the next wave of connected objects. He and his team also manage Verizon’s ThingSpace platform, which connects millions of IoT endpoints today and is being scaled to connect the next wave of smart objects with 5G and Mobile Edge.
Shamik holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Finance and graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. He holds multiple patents in the
areas of wireless WAN activation, contact synchronization, and media management, and sits on several Consumer Tech Association and GSMA boards.