Vanessa Thompson


TwilioDirector of Customer Demand and Ecosystems for IoT

Vanessa is responsible for all of the marketing activities and hardware ecosystem partnerships for the IoT business at Twilio. Vanessa spent 6 years working in the NZ government and NZs largest bank on technology and network projects. Since 2012, Vanessa has been in the US as a Research VP at IDC, and SVP of Customer Experience Insights at Bluewolf (a Salesforce consulting firm). She joined Twilio in 2018 to continue to build the brand and reputation of Twilio’s flagship IoT offering.

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Twilio Products 101

October 18, 3:00pm PT, WALL-E Room

What Can You Do With Programmable Wireless

Programmable Wireless is Twilio’s first physical product, SIM cards for IoT connectivity. Join this session to hear more about the IoT, specifically cellular-connected IoT and see a live demo of Programmable Wireless in the wild.

Theater Presentations

October 17, 3:00pm PT, Theater Room

Get Started With Programmable Wireless

Have you hear about Twilio SIMs? Join this session to learn about the kinds of devices you can connect with Programmable Wireless, Twilio’s first physical product. You will also learn how to register a SIM, set up a Rate Plan, and connect your device to the internet.