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

Hugo Fiennes
CEO and Co-founder, Electric Imp

Website | @hfiennes

Hugo Fiennes is CEO and co-founder of Electric Imp, an innovative and powerful Internet of Things-based cloud service and hardware platform that makes it simple to connect devices to the internet. Hugo began developing hardware and software for early ARM-based computers in the late 1980s and has been building useful and successful things ever since. After designing many MP3 players for Rio, Hugo led Apple’s hardware team through the first four generations of the groundbreaking iPhone, and was then an early advisor to Nest Labs, architecting the hardware for their first thermostat product, before starting Electric Imp in 2011. Hugo graduated first honors from University of Warwick in Coventry, England with a degree in computer systems engineering.


4:35pm–5:15pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: C 210 (Bldg C)
Hugo Fiennes (Electric Imp)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 10 ratings)
There have been a lot of scary news stories about Internet of Things security, or lack of it. With connected devices skyrocketing, experts have expressed serious concerns about products falling victim to hackers and compromising the security of entire networks. Hugo Fiennes, CEO of Electric Imp, will explore best practices in IoT security and how businesses can safeguard their connected devices. Read more.