Chief Technology Officer, Internet of Things
Joseph (Joe) Biron is Chief Technology Officer, Internet of Things (IoT) technology at PTC. In this role he oversees product strategy and technical architecture of the core ThingWorx IoT platform, analytics, connectivity, and application development tools for the Industrial IoT. Mr. Biron brings years of IoT experience and deep understanding of the broader technology market to focus PTC’s activities towards breakthrough technology development and collaboration with the ecosystem through partners and industry consortiums.
Biron joined PTC in 2014 through its acquisition of Axeda, a pioneer in the development of solutions to securely connect machines and sensors to the cloud, where he served as Chief Architect and Vice President Technology and Innovation. A veteran technologist with over 20 years’ experience, Biron has worked as a software engineer, architect, consultant and technology leader in both startups and Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Biron is a published author and podcast contributor for O’Reilly Media, as well as a featured speaker at technology conferences worldwide, including a TEDx Talk in November 2016.
Mr. Biron holds both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.