Jim Kitchen

Jim is VP of Product for Connected Home Devices & Platforms at Comcast. In this role, his product teams are responsible for all IoT/automation devices on Comcast’s national Xfinity Home & Xfinity Automation deployments. Jim joined Comcast through the acquisition of Icontrol, a company that he co-founded in 2005. Icontrol was the leading smart home security and automation platform for both Comcast and ADT until its acquisition by Comcast in 2016. While at Icontrol, Jim led several different teams and was SVP of Product Strategy & Ecosystems at the time of acquisition. Jim has been working with the Alliance since 2007 when Zigbee was adopted as a key technology for some of the largest system deployments in the world. With over 25 years of experience in strategic planning, product management, software operations, and both hardware and software technology, Jim brings a unique perspective to the Alliance Board of Directors to help represent the concerns of a large service provider/operator in the IoT space.