element14 Community to support IoT professionals with new Webinar series

Online panel discussions will feature IoT leaders sharing their insights on a range of topics from developing core skills to building a career path

Dianne kibbey, Global Head of element14 Community and Social Media, the online community for engineers, has announced a new webinar series aimed at helping IoT professionals to develop their careers in what has become one of the fastest growing technology markets of recent years.

IoT leaders from companies including Microchip, ST, The Things Network, Microsoft and Amazon will participate in the series, appearing in live panel discussions covering everything from the skills needed to launch a career in IoT to following a career path and how engineers can differentiate themselves in a competitive field.

The webinars will be hosted on the element14 community. The first event, entitled “How To Start and Grow Your IoT Career”, will take place at 15.00 IST on Wednesday 10th October 2018 and feature experts from Microchip and The Things Network. Each webinar will end with an open Q&A in which attendees can engage directly with the panelists.

Dianne Kibbey, Global Head of Community and Social Media for the element14 community said: “As the first online community built specifically for engineers, element14 has become a valuable resource for its 500,000 engineer and tech professional members. Many of these members have expressed to us the importance of business-focused advice and information to help them develop their careers.”

“By collaborating with industry-leading figures from across the tech sector, we aim to inspire the next generation of engineers and innovators to pursue full-time careers in the exciting and rapidly-evolving field of IoT, while also helping established IoT professionals achieve their goals.”

To register your interest in the IoT webinar series, and to see dates for upcoming events, visit Each panel discussion will be made available online shortly after the event for members who are unable to tune into the live presentations.

Registration for the first webinar ‘How To Start and Grow Your IoT Career’ is open at

To register to become a member of the element14 community, visit


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