Zach is co-founder and CEO of Edge Impulse, where he and his colleagues are on a mission to enable the ultimate development experience for machine learning on embedded devices for sensors, audio and computer vision, at scale.
Zach was the co-founder of the ground-breaking company Sensinode, where he was CEO and CTO before its acquisition by ARM. At ARM he served as Vice President of Marketing and Director of Technology for Internet of Things. He is an active investor and advisor for tech startups, including CubiCasa (PropTech), Augumenta (AR), Petasense (Industrial IoT) and Walkia (LED lighting).
Zach founded the Micro:bit Foundation in 2016 to bring the brilliant educational work of the BBC to children and teachers around the world. Since then Micro:bit has been used by millions of young people in 50+ countries.
Zach is a pioneer in the use of IP and Web technology in low-power networks with 6LoWPAN and CoAP standards development, and is co-author of the book “6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet”. Zach was awarded the Nokia Foundation Award in 2014 for his work on the Internet of Things.