Peter is the founder and CEO of Bug Labs, the developer of a suite of open-source software products to increase the productivity and functionality of connected devices. Bug Labs’ flagship product “freeboard™” is a cloud-based “Internet of Things” development platform that lets businesses easily incorporate new digital services to their connected products. Through Bug Labs’ services, businesses eliminate time spent testing and adjusting prototypes as further iterations are done with more useful user data. Peter is also a founding member of the growing open-source hardware movement that encourages the sharing of design specifications so that hardware can be recreated by others. Prior to starting Bug Labs, Peter founded and served as CEO of Antenna Software, which grew to become one of the largest mobile enterprise software companies in the U.S. Peter received his BA in economics from Brown University. Check out his exclusive interview with PSFK & HP/HP Matter here!
Meredith Perry is the founder and CEO of uBeam, a technology startup with the goal of providing us with wireless charging technology. uBeam’s technology uses ultrasound to carry enough energy through the air to charge devices. Meredith graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a degree in paleobiology. She wrote her thesis on astrobiology and previously interned at NASA. She was included in Fortune’s “40 Under 40” Mobilizers, Forbes’ “30 Under 30” and Vanity Fair’s “The Next Establishment.” She has also been recognized as one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People” and is the recipient of Elle Magazine’s Genius Award.
Tim Rodgers of +rehabstudio shows how data and devices can bring back the familiarity of old-school grocery shopping