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|May 7, 2014 10:01 AM EDT||
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"Minting the Hardware Revolution" panel presentation
We are in the midst of a hardware revolution. New crowdfunded and venture-backed products are launching every day, often with manufacturing or prototypes provided by startups such as Upverter, Shapeways, and other fabrication services. This panel will explore various ways hardware can be brought to market, how new business models can be created, and examine the risks, challenges and potential rewards for hardware startups.
Julia Grace, Head of Engineering, Tindie - panelist
Julia is the Head of Engineering at Tindie, an online marketplace for indie hardware. In this role she was responsible for building the engineering team. Previously, she was CTO of a 500 Startups company, Product Manager at a mid-stage startup, and Research Engineer in one of the world's top User Experience Research groups, at IBM Almaden Research.
Brandon Harris, Senior Systems Engineer, Electric Imp - panelist
Brandon is Senior Systems Engineer at Electric Imp, an innovative and powerful service platform that makes it simple to connect devices to the Internet. He is responsible for help the company's consumer and industrial sector customers build compelling and useful Internet of Things-oriented smart products from concept to production. Prior to Electric Imp, Brandon was a system integrator at Apple on the iPhone 4.
Rob Katcher, Founder and CEO, hiku - panelist
Rob is the founder and CEO of hiku, a Silicon Valley startup that is disrupting the consumer packaged goods industry with a delightful product that remembers for you and shops for you. In previous roles Rob was responsible for creating some of the earliest mobile apps for mass market phones in the US, he also had an extended stint at Palm's smartphone group.
Ina Fried, Senior Editor, Mobile, Re/code - moderator
Ina is the Senior Editor, Mobile at Re/code, an independent tech news, reviews and analysis site. Prior to Re/code Ina spent three years at AllThingsD.com leading mobile coverage and served as co-producer of the D: Dive Into Mobile conference. Her reporting has spanned several continents, two genders and included chronicling the Hewlett Packard-Compaq merger, Bill Gates' transition from software giant to philanthropist, as well as the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Oracle Conference Center
Redwood City, CA
MakerCon is a conference by and for makers. The maker movement is providing new insights into local and global manufacturing, design, workforce development, education and even creative culture. MakerCon will provide valuable, practical insights into the impact of the maker movement on science, business and technology.
Wednesday, May 14
3:55 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. (local time)
For more information about MakerCon, visit http://makercon.com.
Founded by Emile Petrone in 2012, Tindie is an online marketplace geared towards consumers and hobbyists alike. Dedicated to helping innovative, small businesses Tindie is focused on developing a community where buyers and sellers can find products that inspire. For more information, visit www.tindie.com.
About Electric Imp
Electric Imp offers an innovative and powerful service platform that makes it simple to connect devices to the Internet. Our unique WiFi-enabled solution dramatically decreases cost and time to market and is reliable and secure, empowering manufacturers and developers to manage and quickly scale their connected products and services to millions of users.
Simplify the way you shop. hiku works with your mobile phone to make sure you never forget a thing. Learn more at hiku.us.
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