Tom Raftery is Global VP, Futurist, and Internet of Things Evangelist for SAP. Before joining SAP, Tom worked as a Futurist for Gerd Leonhard’s Futures Agency, and an independent analyst focusing on the Internet of Things, Energy and CleanTech. Tom has a very strong background in social media, is the former co-founder of a software firm, and is co-founder and director of hyper energy-efficient data center Cork Internet eXchange. Tom also worked as an Analyst for industry analyst firm RedMonk, leading their GreenMonk practice for over 7 years. Tom serves on the Advisory Boards of SmartCities World and RetailEverywhere.com.