Wearable intelligence: Connecting the clothing on our backs
Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG are taking smart clothing to a new level with their commitment to connect 10 billion products. Both companies will detail how they're making this ambitious goal a reality and showcase some of the most forward-thinking smart products, including their latest collaboration with Rebecca Minkoff.
Niall Murphy , EVRYTHNG
Niall Murphy is a CEO and co-founder of EVRYTHNG, the IoT Smart Products Platform connecting products to the Web and managing real-time data to drive applications and experiences. He is also known as a technologist and serial entrepreneur.
Niall co-founder pan European WiFi network The Cloud with George Polk, ultimately acquired by BSkyB in 2010. He founded one of the first ISPs in South Africa in a joint venture with Sprint, and three digital media businesses in South Africa. Niall co-founded Amsterdam-based scenario thinking consultancy The Digital Thinking Network in 1994 with Daniel Erasmus.
He is a member of UK telecoms regulator Ofcom's advisory board, and was a co-author of the Wi-Fi International Roaming Access Protocols Framework in 2005.
Murphy completed his secondary education at Redhill High School and obtained a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Witwatersrand.