The IoT613 Team

Adam Freed

Adam is the Founder of IoT613. Over the past 17 years, Adam has covered a number of roles including system design, test, and integration, human factors research, project management, and sales. With a passion for safety and efficiency in system design, he is currently Principal, Healthcare Engineering and Human Factors Consultant at FactorSafe Solutions. Adam also acts as Chair of CapCHI, a local chapter of ACM SIGCHI. A proven communicator and team leader, Adam possesses a forward thinking, innovative approach, never settling for the status quo.


Walter Knitl

Walter founded Praxiem to help clients reduce the risk and time to deliver the right product and strengthen their return on investment. This ranges from business and investment assessment, through product introduction and commercialization, to ongoing lifecycle management. He has a record of successful product introductions and deep experience in Product Management and hands-on development in the ICT sector. Walter also founded and curates the Internet of Things eXchange Ottawa offering a platform for mutual awareness and promotion of IoT actors and activities in Ottawa.


Dom Saul

Dominira Saul possesses a great deal of formal training in both the study of human behaviour and the design of human – machine interfaces. Over the past fifteen years, Mr. Saul has put into practice his understanding of principles of Human Computer Interaction, Information Architecture, User-Interface Design, Requirements Capture and Usability Evaluation in a variety of situations with Akendi, Macadamian Usability, Maskery & Associates, as an independent UX consultant, and at his own consultancy in the London, England.


Charlie Morling

Charlie brings years of technology experience to the IoT613 team, particularly with companies passionate about improving the Internet of Things and Machine to Machine management spaces within Ottawa. Born and raised in Ottawa, Charlie is a graduate of Algonquin College’s Business Marketing program and has worked with technology companies throughout Ottawa and Gatineau for more than six years now. Her areas of expertise span social media marketing, event planning, email marketing, and most things digital!



Robert Decher

Robert Decher is the marketing lead for IoT613 and has worked in marketing communications for over 15 years. With expereince in crown corporations and startups, Robert brings brand awareness, key messaging and media and public relations to the table. Robert is currently Marketing Communications Advisory at Accurate Creative a full-serivce marketing, branding and communications agency in Ottawa, ON.


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