Justin Grammens lives at the intersection of community, business and education of the Internet of Things. A software architect and business owner for the majority of his career, Grammens cofounded Recursive Awesome as a solutions provider and IoTFuse as non-profit to help align the Midwest toward a vision of where the IoT is today and how it can be used to improve the world in which we live.
Justin has patents with the USPTO, founded the Mobile Twin Cities and Arduino.MN technology groups and has cofounded the Mobile March Conference and the first Internet of Things Conference in Minnesota with more than 300 attendees to unite accomplished doers, makers and hackers with the brightest executives, entrepreneurs and innovators. He colaunched Minnesota’s first Internet of Things Hack Day where inventors build a product in 12 hours and is a mentor to students of all ages through CoderDojo Twin Cities and Macalester’s MacStartups program.
Recently he launched IoTWeeklyNews, a weekly publication which covers current trends on the Internet of Things. Most importantly, he enjoys family movie nights with his wife and 2 boys.