Jim has a track record of leading successful development and deployment of on-device software for IoT, sensor and RF systems. He is VP of Embedded Software at Samsara. He also co-authored The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK, and has given many invited lectures on using sensors in devices. Prior to joining Samsara, he has held senior management positions at Amazon Devices, Knowles/Audience and Spansion as well as research positions in theoretical particle physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University. Jim holds a PhD in theoretical physics from State University of New York at Stony Brook.