Tom Collins is an entrepreneur, start-up enthusiast, and cofounder of AllThingsTalk. He received a first-class degree with honors and awards for his graduate exhibition on "The Convergence of Cloud Computing, Smart Devices and the Internet of Things". He has also developed SmartLiving.io project, assuming a jack-of-all-trades role spanning architecture, DevOps, full stack, and mobile development.
Tom's latest mission is to support innovation within start-ups and organizations through the IoT methodology, share toolkits, design patterns, and provide lessons to build IoT solutions.
Agus Kurniawan is an IT security and technology consultant, author, and lecturer. He has experience in various software development projects, producing material for training and workshops and producing technical writing for 14 years. He has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for 11 years in a row. He is involved in some research activities related to networking and security systems at the University of Indonesia. Currently, he's pursuing a PhD program in computer science in Germany. You can visit his blog at http://blog.aguskurniawan.net and his Twitter page at
Bharat Sesham is enthusiastic and passionate about learning the latest technologies and applying them to solving real-life problems. He has participated in many reputed competitions; some of these are the Intel Embedded Challenge 2014, NASA Space Settlement Challenge 2013/2014, CANSAT 2015, Shell Idea 360 2015, which gave him a practical insight. He has a good knowledge of embedded systems, IoT, and OpenCV. Apart from this, he is also working for two start-ups based on OpenCV.
His blog site is https://bharatsesham.wordpress.com, and his Twitter page is
Alex Tereschenko is an avid creator, who is sure that computers can do a lot of good for people when they are interfaced with real-world objects (as opposed to just crunching data in a dusty corner). That's what's driving him in his projects, and this is why embedded systems and the Internet of Things are topics he enjoys the most.