IoT has disrupted the commercial sector and effects the federal market place, from the intelligence community to citizen services
Tiffany A. Sargent is a Principle Engineer of Intel and holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University. She also has a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Having an engineering education has enabled her to span both technical and business areas at Intel Corporation for the past 23 years nationally and internationally. Tiffany began as a manufacturing systems engineer and rotated through five different business groups taking on various leadership and management roles. She has led multiple complex technical endeavors across different fields most notability in software, enterprise information technology, security, chipset platforms, and Internet of Things. Beyond her technical roles, she has held positions as a business strategist, innovation manager, operations manager, people manager, program manager, and program office manager. Tiffany has received Intel's highest award, the Intel Achievement Award, for innovative cyber-security solutions. Tiffany's primary interest has been to integrate decision science into her technical and leadership roles to accelerate and increase the speed and quality of data driven decisions.
For the past two decades, Tiffany has volunteered her technical and business expertise with non-profits, academia, and government. Tiffany completed an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowship with a placement at the National Science Foundation. During her tenure of service in Arizona, she served on the Board of Directors for Valley Leadership (member of Class XXVI), was recognized by the Junior League both as a 75th Phoenix Anniversary Outstanding Women Honoree and with the Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award, and was inducted by the Phoenix Business Journal as a member of the Forty under 40 Class. North Carolina State University awarded Tiffany the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award.
Currently, Tiffany is the Chief IoT Architect for Public Sector Americas focused on Internet of Things, Machine to Machine (M2M), Complex Systems, and Distributed Analytics technologies. Her charter extends to work with Federal government, state and local governments, and higher education institutions, along with business partners to identify technology modernization opportunities, to create and deploy novel solutions, and to develop technical considerations for policy inclusion that can pave the way to a “Smarter” Public Sector. In 2014, she was named by Connected World Magazine as one of the “Women of M2M”.