David is principal of Stephenson Strategies. He is an internationally-recognized Internet of Things thought leader, strategist, theorist and writer, and long-time futurist. Google ranks his blog as the top non-corporate one on the IoT. He founded the 2,500 member Boston-New England Internet of Things Meetup, and currently heads a crowdsourced/crowdfunded campaign to create a free, citywide IoT data network in Boston. Stephenson is the author of several books and guides. He recently was the producer/host of a video introducing the Internet of Things to the general public and was guest speaker on a Harvard Business Review webinar on IoT security. He was educated at Haverford College and Syracuse University.