Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Tom Coates

Tom Coates
Co-founder, Thington Inc.

Website | @tomcoates

Tom Coates is co-founder of Product Club, a new product development and innovation company based in San Francisco. He’s also a writer and technologist focused on the shape of the web to come and on developing new products that thrive in it. He’s worked for many prominent companies including Time Out, the BBC, and Yahoo! where he was head of product for the Brickhouse innovation team. He’s most known for the Fire Eagle location-sharing service, and for his work on social software, future media, and the web of data.


5:25pm–6:05pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Cowell Theater (Herbst Pavilion)
Tom Coates (Thington Inc.)
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IoT is on the verge of going mainstream, but as yet we're unprepared for a world with hundreds of millions of objects all around us potentially controllable and broadcasting information 24 hours a day. In this talk, Tom will look a little further out than the object+app model, and review the possible ways we'll use IoT in the future. Read more.