Meet the Instructors

Drew Gislason

President, San Juan Software

Drew Gislason has more than 25 years of experience in the embedded market and has created software in products as diverse as Canon digital cameras, Nokia cellular phones and Symbol bar code readers, Trane HVAC systems and Boeing aviation systems. Lately he’s been designing and developing devices and protocols for the internet of things, including such communication protocols as ZigBee, Thread and Bluetooth. Within the ZigBee Alliance, Gislason has held positions including ZigBee health care chair and co-chair of the home automation working group. He’s a major contributor to the ZigBee specifications, has spoken on ZigBee at numerous industry trade shows and wrote ZigBee Wireless Networking.