Hugo Fiennes, CEO and Co-Founder of ElectricImp spoke at KeenCon about the APIs of Things. The Internet of Things is here, and with it comes a variety of challenges for product designers, electrical engineers, programmers, and just about everyone involved. Hugo’s talk focuses on some of the important, and often overlooked, differences between designing APIs for Things and designing them for web applications.

About Hugo Fiennes

Hugo began building hardware and software for early ARM-based computers in the late 1980s, and he has been making useful and successful things ever since. Prior to co-founding Electric Imp, Hugo led Apple’s hardware team through the first four generations of the groundbreaking Apple iPhone. Early in his career, Hugo founded empeg, creator of the first in-car MP3 digital audio player. He then worked on many more MP3 players at Rio before moving to the US from his native England to work for Apple in 2006.