Kipp Bradford is a Research Scientist at the MIT Media Lab. He has founded start-ups in the fields of transportation, consumer products, HVAC, and medical devices, and holds numerous patents for his inventions.
Kipp co-wrote Distributed Network Data (hardware hacking for Data Scientists) and cofounded the Data Sensing Lab. Kipp cofounded the National Maker Faire and the first community Maker Faire, Maker Faire Rhode Island. He is a USA Science and Engineering Festival’s “Nifty Fifty” speaker. Kipp was recognized as a leading innovator at Frost & Sullivan’s GIL 2013. He serves on nonprofit boards, including The Maker Education Initiative, The Nation of Makers, and the BeagleBoard Foundation. He is on the tech advisory board of MAKE Magazine and is a Fellow at the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce at Philadelphia University.