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Renil Paramel

Strategy of Things
Co-founder & Senior Partner
Renil is a co-founder and Senior Partner at Strategy of Things, an innovation company focused on management consulting, market intelligence and Innovation Lab involving emerging technologies. Renil has over 22 years of experience, including 20 years of professional consulting experience serving clients in Business and IT divisions of various Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to Strategy of Things, Renil was a Vice President with Gartner Consulting and worked for both Accenture’s and Deloitte’s IT strategy practices. Renil’s current focus is on Smart Cities, Enterprise and Industrial IoT. Key technology areas include end to end IoT solution from sensors, gateways, connectivity, cloud, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Renil is a member of Telecom Industry Association Smart Buildings working group defining standards and framework for a smart buildings certification program. He is also a member of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) Wireless Supercluster, Smart Building Action Cluster and Smart Region Collaborative.

Renil graduated from University of Mumbai with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in computer science and has an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition, he completed the certificate program “Internet of Things: Roadmap to a Connected World” from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.