Regarding the three phases of growth brought by the IoT, Advantech has been a leader of the hardware platform industry in the first phase. In anticipation of business opportunities in the second phase, Advantech is planning to establish an internal department called IoT.SENSE to focus on developing the company’s co-creation model and to develop solution-ready packages (SRPs) to drive growth. In the third phase of IoT growth, Advantech will place particular emphasis on its co-creation business model, namely the introduction of industrial IoT cloud service providers.
Chen, the current CFO and CIO, said that he looks forward to accelerating Advantech’s development of intelligent manufacturing and smart city solutions. Chang, the current VP of the Advantech Embedded Core Computing Group, believes that his main mission is to maintain Advantech’s position as the leader in the hardware platform industry.
Tsai, the current VP of the Intelligent System Group, pointed out that the Industrial IoT Group will focus on the local market with an emphasis on specific vertical fields, and the group aims to develop SRPs for the second phase. Ho, who served as president since 2009, will focus on realizing the full potential of the IoT industry in Taiwan.