Beverly Rider joined Hitachi in 2017 in an effort to broaden her work in Industrial IoT & Smart Cities. She is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer within Hitachi Global Digital Holdings. Prior to her tenure with Hitachi, Beverly held positions as CCO of GE, VP & Head of IoT at Ericsson and CEO of C-level Consulting (a firm specializing in IoT and M2M solutions For Smart Cities and Smart Campuses). Beverly is passionate about enabling Cities, Citizens, Corporations, and the Environment to utilize technology for long term sustainable growth, efficiencies, productivity and resilience. Prior to Beverly’s tenure in IoT, she worked as an Executive for CenturyLink/Qwest/US West and as an Associate Attorney. She attended the UW, WWU and Seattle University School of Law. Beverly lives in Florida with her husband and three children.As a family they enjoy sports, music and traveling together.