Adam Dunkels, PhD, is the CEO and co-founder of Thingsquare, the creator of the Contiki open source OS, and an Internet of Things pioneer. The MIT Technology Review named him one of the top 35 innovators in the world for having created the minimal wireless networking protocols that allow almost any device to communicate over the Internet. Most of today’s Internet of Things products are powered by software he created.
He is a recipient of the ACM SIGOPS EuroSys Roger Needham award and the ERCIM Cor Baayen award. He is a co-founder of the IPSO Alliance together with a group of major IoT industry vendors. He has authored and co-authored over 80 scientific papers and has served on many top-tier scientific committees.
His book, “Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP – the Next Internet”, co-authored with JP Vasseur and with a foreword by Vint Cerf, was published in 2010.