Eric M. Free

Vice President of the Internet of Things Group
General Manager, Smart Home and Buildings Division, Intel Corporation

Eric M. Free is vice president of the Internet of Things Group and general manager of Smart Home and Buildings Division at Intel Corporation. In these roles, he is responsible for defining Intel's vision for connected services in the digital home, forging strong industry partnerships with the content and advertising industries, and delivering and managing Internet services that allow digital media to flow across Intel-powered platforms.

Prior to joining Intel, Free served as executive vice president of Product Development for Rovi Corporation, where he was responsible for the company's core software and web services development. He also created and led the company's Embedded Solutions Business Unit and served as vice president of Business Development and Strategy, head of business development for the company's Entertainment Technology Group, and as an executive on the corporate development team.

Prior to joining Rovi, Free headed business development for one of the first streaming media technology companies, worked for several venture capital funds, and led engineering teams for a multinational professional services firm.

Free received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Duke University, a master's degree in engineering from Stanford University, a master's in business administration from Duke University and a master's, concentrating in international affairs, from Georgetown


April 8-11, 2019

Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas

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  Unique Opportunity to Network with Broadband Systems Operators*
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  Government/Legal 12%
  Consultants, Contractors 10%
  System Installers, Service Providers 8%
  Financial Advisers, Institutions, Investors 3%

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