Ian Pearson is a Principle Embedded Solutions Engineer with Microchip Technology Inc. with 25+yrs experience in Embedded Microcontrollers, Networking, Wireless and Systems Design.

He was involved in IoT before it was called IoT, running connected MCU’s over Ethernet. He was instrumental in bringing the Microchip Technology Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and LoRaWAN products to market supporting them in many designs across Europe. As IoT evolved and security became a looming challenge he has been an advocate of secure design and vocal in the need to look at IoT as a system rather than isolated elements and take a secure system approach to product development.