Adam Dunkels, PhD, is the CEO and co-founder of Thingsquare and a pioneer in the Internet of Things area. Many of the most noted Internet of Things products run software he has developed, including the Contiki operating system, the uIP and lwIP TCP/IP stacks, and the protothreads programming abstraction.
In 2009, the MIT Technology Review named him a TR35, top 35 innovator under 35. He has also received 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 program 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.