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Episode 29: Managing 250 Million Messages Per Day


with Eric Simone

Founder & CEO of ClearBlade

May 12, 2022

33 minutes

In this episode of Over the Air – IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, is joined by Eric Simone, Founder, and CEO of ClearBlade. They discuss how ClearBlade has evolved to become the industry leader in intelligent assets and Industrial IoT. Eric shares his approach to edge computing (and the value this trend delivers to his customers), partnerships as a growth enabler, and ClearBlade’s future vision.

They cover:

  • How ClearBlade as a company has evolved over time
  • How ClearBlade is playing a major role in the IIoT industry
  • ClearBlade’s roadmap to becoming a horizontal organization
  • What “edge” is
  • Why you should balance “no code” with the flexibility of your solution
  • Benefit of building software that “plays nice” with other systems 
  • Benefit of “edge” in an organization
  • The future of IIoT
  • Eric and ClearBlade’s plans for the future
  • The cast impact that people can have on developing successful companies
  • How Eric builds teams
  • Other companies doing great work in IoT

Eric was the founder and CTO of Compete Incorporated before selling it to Perficient Inc. (PRFT) in May 2000. Eric formerly held senior engineering, product, and sales positions at IBM and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Eric holds a computer science degree from Purdue University and is a Distinguished alumnus.

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Hosted by: Ryan Prosser

CEO at Very

As Very's CEO, Ryan collaborates daily with product, sales, and marketing to deliver the IoT solutions our clients look for. He is also a champion for our culture, fostering transparency and efficiency across our distributed team.