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

Chris Boross
President, The Thread Group

Website | @TheThreadGroup

Chris Boross is president of the Thread Group. He is also technical product marketing manager at Nest, overseeing technology partnerships and wireless networking technologies.

Previously, Chris was a senior product marketing manager at Broadcom, leading the company’s wireless networking, smartphone, and consumer products efforts in both the US and the UK. At Broadcom he managed business negotiations, launches, and product marketing for major consumer electronics manufacturers; and worked on a number of electronics standards including audio/video codecs, multimedia technologies, and wireless standards like 4G, 802.11 and Bluetooth.

Before that Chris was a marketing engineer at Alphamosaic, a semiconductor startup that provided low-power processors to consumer electronic manufacturers. Alphamosaic was purchased by Broadcom in 2004.

In his earlier career, Chris also held product management and developer positions for a number of technology companies.


2:05pm–2:45pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Heavy Industry/Intelligent Enterprise
Location: Fleet Room (Bldg D)
Chris Boross (The Thread Group)
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Today’s connected home industry is a hotly contested space, with many alliances duking it out to become the dominant standard. The Thread Group’s Chris Boross will examine the efforts behind interoperability and its critical role in realizing the vision of the connected home. He will propose next steps for overcoming some of the key roadblocks that hinder widespread adoption of the connected home. Read more.