Skip is a Distinguished Engineer at Infineon. He has previously been on the Board of Directors for Zigbee and Thread, as well as other IoT consortia. Skip was the Vice President of Software for Silicon Labs helping to build their IoT portfolio and software teams. Skip was responsible for IoT efforts across Zigbee, Thread, Bluetooth and proprietary wireless in addition to 32b MCU and the software tools at Silicon Labs. Throughout his career, Skip has held a variety of program and engineering management positions focusing on high quality product development. Skip has worked with companies in home automation, connected lighting, smart energy and the systems required for success of these products. Skip holds a BSME from Georgia Tech and also worked on nuclear power in the US Navy.