Sara Gardner

Hitachi Limited

Vice President and IoT Global Industry Leader

Sara is the Vice President and Global IoT Solutions Leader for Asset Management in Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business. Formerly a founding executive and CTO of Hitachi Data Systems IoT Business Unit, she has been helping drive both technology and solutions strategy at Hitachi for 6 years. With 30 years overall in the industry her expertise includes IoT, Big Data, Analytics, Data Warehousing and Cloud.

Digital Transformation in Rail and Transportation

IoT and Analytics are already providing a foundation for transformation in the Rail industry. As both a total Rail Systems supplier and technology company, Hitachi is driving innovation both internally and externally. During this session, we will share some of our perspectives and experience leveraging both sensor and video data to transform maintenance, train service operation and business models.