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Scott Amyx    

Thought Leader on Wearables & The Internet of Things; Chair & Managing Partner at Amyx Ventures

Scott Amyx is a thought-leader, speaker, and author on Wearables and the Internet of Things. He is the Chair and Managing Partner at Amyx Ventures, a Forbes New York Business Council Member, Singularity University and Smart City Accelerator mentor, and startup board member and SXSW Pitch (formerly SXSW Accelerator) judge.

As a thought leader in wearables & IoT, Amyx explores the intersection of enterprise implications and consumer decisions of adopting wearables & IoT technologies. He writes for Wired, InformationWeek, IEEE, Wearable Technologies (WT), ReadWrite, TechBeacon, and other leading publications and speaks at global conferences.

He has over 18 years of large-scale strategy and implementation experience, managing double digit million dollar projects across multiple verticals. In his last corporate position as VP of Product Management, Amyx helped the company be acquired by a Fortune 500 publicly traded company. He has also started numerous startups and successfully sold a company.

Amyx has been featured on New York Times, TIME, Forbes, The Washington Post, WIRED, TechCrunch, Inc., Pew Research, Chicago Tribune, InformationWeek, Forrester, & television & radio programs. He has spoken or scheduled to speak at TED, European Commission, World Economic Forum, ITU Telecom World/United Nations, International CES, Internet of Things World, IBM Insight, Amplify, Watson IoT, InterConnect, Cloud Expo Europe, & more.

He is the co-author of "Internet of Things and Data Analytics Handbook," an academic publication by John Wiley and Sons and "The Advances in Information Security, Privacy, & Ethics Book Series: Managing Security Issues and the Hidden Dangers of Wearable Technologies," an academic publication by IGI Global.

Amyx has a master’s degree in applied microeconomics and public policy from the University of Chicago. He was a national Sloan Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University.

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