Dan Brown, Chief Executive Officer
Dan was most recently a Technology Partner at Arrowpath Ventures. He was also the CEO of OnSite Systems where he successfully doubled revenue prior to the company’s acquisition. Before that, he served in business development, marketing and executive product management at Centerpoint Broadband Technologies and Mayan Networks. Dan also led the development of network infrastructure and customer solutions as Vice President of Engineering at FirstWorld Communications, a Denver-based CLEC. He has held other high level and technical management positions at 3Com and British Telecom.
Jim Steele, Ph.D., VP of Engineering
Jim has a track record of leading successful development of complex algorithms, software, and system engineering for cellular systems, RF communications and memory products. He also co-authored The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK, and has given many invited lectures on using sensors with Android. Prior to joining Sensor Platforms, he has held senior management positions at Spansion, Polaris Wireless and ArrayComm as well as research positions in theoretical and particle physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Ohio State University. Jim holds a Ph. D. in theoretical physics from State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Kevin A. Shaw, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer
Kevin established the algorithm development efforts at Sensor Platforms and contributes to its business development efforts. He has over 20 years experience in sensors and MEMS and was a member the formative engineering team at Kionix, a leader in motion sensors and accelerometers, integral in establishing its MEMS process and sensor design. At Calient Optical Components, Kevin was critical in the development of its optical switch and defining new markets for its switching business. He also cofounded and sold Ironwood Technologies, a company in the transportation services sector. He is a prolific inventor having earned 25 U.S. patents in the fields of MEMS and sensors. Kevin holds a Doctorate from Cornell University in MEMS and MEMS/IC integration and a Masters from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, where he is a Stanford Sloan Fellow.
John Tingleff, Chief Financial Officer
John has 20 years experience in the financial and operations management of early stage technology companies. Prior to joining Sensor Platforms, John was CFO of Ceon Corporation where he led the successful restructuring of this OSS software company. After restructuring, Ceon became the dominant supplier of provisioning and activation systems to the cable TV industry for Internet and IP phone access. Previously he served as CFO of Mayan Networks, a telecommunications, multi-service provisioning platform provider. At Mayan Networks, John raised $90 million in equity from top tier venture capitalists and $75 million in convertible debt led by Fidelity. John has also been a Partner with Technology Funding, a venture capital firm. He holds an MA and BA in Economics from San Francisco State University.