Industrial IoT Task Force

The Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Task Force is chaired by Sebastian Hans from Oracle. All GlobalPlatform members are eligible to participate in this group.

The Industrial IoT Task Force identifies, defines, and evaluates the business and technical requirements necessary to meet the needs of existing and emerging secure services required by industrial products in a increasingly connected world.


The Industrial IoT Task Force works to:

  • Gather industry intelligence to understand business requirements from the following sectors/products:
    • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
    • Industrial controls / proximity security
    • Power distribution and management smart grids
    • Health and medical equipment
    • Manufacturing equipment and smart factories
    • Intelligent transport systems
    • Automotive critical systems and internal ECUs (electronic control units)
  • Promote the use of GlobalPlatform technology and specifications within relevant markets.
  • Collaborate with industry partners including the Car Connectivity Consortium, EMVCo, ETSI, GSMA, Mobey Forum, Open Mobile Alliance, SIMalliance, and NFC Forum.

Current Priorities

  • Promote the Compact IoT SE Configuration to other relevant industry organizations.
  • Continue to create liaisons with industrial organizations.


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Sebastian Hans

Industrial IoT Task Force Chair


Mr. Hans currently serves as Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle, previously Sun Microsystems Inc., where he is responsible for all smart card standardization activities with a strong focus on SIM and UICC technology. While at Sun Microsystems Inc, Mr. Hans has also headed up business development within the telecommunications market and has driven advanced pilot projects for the deployment of Java Card in the banking, insurance and mobile communication markets. Mr. Hans represents Sun Microsystems Inc. in ETSI SCP, 3GPP, OMA and is the Vice Chair of ETSI SCP TEC.

Mr. Hans serves as GlobalPlatform Board Director and Chair of the Industrial Internet of Things Task Force.

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