Steve Liang is a researcher, teacher and entrepreneur. Steve is currently an associate professor at the University of Calgary in Canada. From 2011~2014, Steve held the AITF-Microsoft Industry Research Chair on the Open Sensor Web. Steve is also the founder and CEO of SensorUp (http://www.sensorup.com).
Steve’s goal is to disrupt the silos of the Internet of Things and to empower anyone to build interoperable connected applications effortlessly. For example, Steve is currently the Standard Working Group Chair of the Open Geospatial Consortium SensorThings API and the Rapporteurs of the ITU-T’s Study Group 11/Q12 on the Internet of Things test specifications. The result of both standard works is to provide a uniform way to expose the full potential of the Internet of Things.