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Introduction to IOT

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Eng. Bassem Boshra

Eng. Bassem Boshra has 20 years of Professional career path in Software industry in multinational Telecom network provider and multinational Banking solutions provider with a globally recognized certifications & Awards and supported by multiple professional postgraduate studies. Eng. Bassem has graduated from faculty of Electronic Engineering in 1995. Before graduation he has gained many prizes in software development from international magazines (PC World). As recognition of his early achievements in Software development, he has been awarded, by the head of Cabinet IDSC (Information Decision Support Center), a scholarship in ITI in 1996. He has graduated from ITI Intake 8 with a pioneering graduation project “Haneen” that he developed with two of his colleagues. Haneen was the first social media portal on the internet and it was dedicated to serve Egyptians living abroad. Haneen gained lots of internationally recognized awards including best Arabic web site on the internet in 1997 and finalist award in “Stockholm Challenge” as best social and community service web portal in 1999. Since his graduation, he has been working in Software development creating applications to serve individuals, companies and corporates taking various ranks in different organizations. He has worked in ITI as web application development instructor until 1998. In 1998, He joined in NCR “National Cash Register” as internet banking developer where he developed the 1st internet banking application in Middle East for Bank Misr in 1999, then the platform was sold to many banks in the Middle East. He joined Ericsson in 2002 as an Expert for mobile internet software development then took various leadership roles in Ericsson North Africa until 2007 when he established Ericsson Software development center, known as CAC, that invented CADE (Customer Adaptation Deployment Environment) software platform that is being used in many mobile network backend systems. CADE platform has been added to Ericsson portfolio and sold to many mobile operators world-wide and still serving millions of mobile subscribers managing their prepaid credit balance, credit and rewards points. In 2009, Eng. Bassem became the regional director for Multimedia innovation centers in Africa and lead Egypt center to become a world-wide delivery organization in 2010. In 2013, Eng. Bassem decided to establish his own company “SpimeSenseLabs” that is specialized in developing Internet of Things applications and invented the IoT platform MasterOfThings in cooperation with ITI. SpimeSenseLabs is also cooperating with ITI to build highest calibers with IoT competences for ITI graduates who will build IoT industry in Egypt and rest of the Arabic world. Summary of career roles: 2017 - SigFox ambassador. 2013 - CEO & founder of SpimeSenseLabs and Technology Consultant for ITI (Information Technology Institute) management. ITI is a Subsidiary of Egyptian Ministry of Communication & Information Technology. 2011 - Head of Software Customization Center for Northern East Africa, Ericsson. 2009 - Director, Global Service Delivery Center in Egypt, Ericsson. 2007 - Director, Customer Adaptation Center in Ericsson Egypt. 2004 - Senior Solution Architect, Ericsson. 1999 - Internet/Intranet and System Integration Developer – NCR Egypt. 1997 - Web applications development instructor – Information Technology Institute. Summary of certificates and post graduate studies: 2008 - Certified Senior Solution Architect, ranked as 22nd world-wide and 1st one in Middle East and Africa by year 2008. 2007 - Leadership Core Curriculum (LCC), Ericsson. 2004 - Diploma in Executive Management, American University in Cairo. 1996 - ITI Diploma of Software Skills Development Program (SSDP), Information Technology Institute 1995 - Bachelor of Automatic Control Engineering from Menoufia University in Egypt. Summary of Awards: 2017 – e-Award “Best Technology Enterprise” from Eitesal NGO as a recognition for MasterOfThings IoT AEP, the innovative IoT Application Enablement Platform and IoT Solution services offered by SpimeSenseLabs. 2016 – e-Award “Technology Company of the year” from Eitesal NGO as a recognition for the innovative IoT Application Enablement Platform and IoT Solution services offered by SpimeSenseLabs. 2016 – Semi Finalist of MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition in recognition of MasterOfThings project and Semi Finalist of MIT Enterprise Forum Social Entrepreneurship for Mobile Ramp project. 2014 - Certificate of excellence in Internet of Things innovations from Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in cooperation with Technology Innovation Center during 1st Cairo Innovates event. 1999 - Stockholm Challenge Finalist Award for innovative community SW & web based applications. Received invitation for celebration event signed by his majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf, king of Sweden. 1998 - Best Arabic web site on the internet for Haneen (Egyptian Social Media website). 1998 - Best Web site in Egypt for Haneen (Egyptian Social Media website). 1997 - IDSC best achiever and best graduation project. 1996 - ITI Scholarship funded by the IDSC for SW pioneers. Awarded as a prize for PC world competition 1995 - PC World Egypt Magazine software development competition Award ranked 4. 1994 - PC World Egypt Magazine software development competition Award ranked 3.