Reza is an Internet of Things veteran and a seasoned executive, developing sensor-based systems before “IoT” and “Cloud” were part of the vernacular. He was the Founding CEO of iControl Networks, which raised more than $130M as first mass-market residential IoT solution (iControl was recently acquired by Comcast). Earlier in his career, Reza was Business Development head for Echelon, a leading smart grid, commercial and home automation company. Reza was the 2014 CEA Exec of the Year, and holds 34 U.S. and International patents. He has a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.