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  Short Bio for Patrick Kinney

 

Patrick Kinney ( pat.kinney@ieee.org ) is the president and CTO of Kinney Consulting LLC, an independent consulting company specializing in Wireless Communications. He is the co-Vice Chair and Secretary of the IEEE 802.15 Working Group for Wireless Personal Area Networks and the chair of the IEEE 802.15.4a Task Group. He is also the Secretary of the ZigBee Alliance1 and its Gateway Working Group Chair. He has close to three decades of experience in the design, development, and deployment of communication systems and products. Prior to his current position he was a Vice President of Communication Technologies at Invensys responsible for directing communication efforts throughout Invensys's divisions. He has completed his education in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame Indiana.

1 ZigBee Alliance is an association of companies working together to create a very low-cost, very low power consumption, two-way, wireless communications standard.

 

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