Erik Walenza is the CEO of IoT ONE, the Co-chair of the American Chamber of Commerce Innovation Committee, and the Shanghai Director of Startup Grind. IoT ONE is the leading source of information and insight regarding Industrial Internet of Things vendors and technologies. Companies work with IoT ONE to conduct research into IoT domains, plan their IoT adoption strategies, and build organizations capable of ideating, building, and deploying digital solutions. As Cochair of the AmCham Innovation Committee, Erik works with AmCham members and partners to develop and exchange best practices for innovation strategy and technology trend mapping. And through Startup Grind, Erik supports the development of Shanghai’s innovation ecosystem. He regularly advises early stage entrepreneurs and provides introductions to help small teams leverage external resources to drive their growth.