William Hopkins is a global leader in the field of smart homes. He is a KNX Partner, Member of the British Computer Society and Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Originally a legal scholar, William traded the law in favour of his entrepreneurial streak for technology, subsequently founding several companies including Intrinsic Group and multi award winning, Your Smart Home.
Driven by his passion, he retains an active, hands on approach and frequently provides consultancy, world-wide, whilst also being a guest contributor to several industry publications.
Will sits in a unique position within the industry, having relationships with all the main manufacturers in the world of home automation, alongside several key figures in the building industry. This coupled with his knowledge of software development, and legal and business acumen, means that few can rival the foresight, exposure or positioning he has, that sets him apart in the industry.
A practical session looking at how smart home technology can truly enable independent living; this seminar focuses on the opportunities that are presented through emerging technologies in the field of building intelligence, whilst focusing on the need to ensure comfort, security and safety. The session will include real-world case studies that William has been involved in, including both private houses and NHS based scenarios.