John McDonald

Title: President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Track: IoT/Automation

Presentation Title: “The Internet of Every Thing!”


The Internet of Things is everywhere… You are seeing it in commercials and reading about it all over the web. But how does it apply to your world? How is it impacting your work? Better yet, how could it? The Internet of Things is making the monetization of your product’s data possible. The data driven economy isn’t the future – it’s already here and as everyday devices become smarter and connect to each other, the data produced through human interaction with those things has become the creator and destroyer of business.

Join John McDonald, CEO of ClearObject, as he converses about the growing topic of the Internet of Things and how important your product’s data really is. Learn how IoT allows you to transform operations while maintaining quality. He’ll discuss the use of autonomous vehicles, connected factories, smart homes, connected manufacturing, energy, utilities and the implications of the world economy reorganizing around the value of data and the Internet of Things. You’ll learn how everyone in every industry has data that can be valuable and monetized to enhance your customer’s experience with your product and brand.

Bio: John McDonald is the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ClearObject, Indiana’s leading Internet of Things systems integrator and Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing IT Services company in Indiana for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. ClearObject is the winner of the 2016 and 2017 Entrepreneur Magazine 360, the 2016 and 2017 Deloitte Fast 500 in Technology, the 2016 and 2017 CRN Next-Gen 250. He is Chairman of the Technology and Innovation Council and a board member of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, President of the Venture Club of Indiana, a board member of TechPoint, a member of the IBM PartnerWorld Global Business Partner Advisory Council, of the advisory council for Hamilton Southeastern Schools, of the Workforce Alignment council of Ivy Tech, of the Industrial Advisory Council for Computer Information Technology and the Dean’s Council for the Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University.