Shayne Hodge had a career-defining moment in grad school when he read Dealers of Lightning, a history of Xerox PARC in the 1970s, and realized his real interest was in the commercialization of really interesting technology. Shayne spent his early career working as an attorney in patent litigation before returning to the tech world proper in the IoT and analytics fields. He is currently a data scientist at SnapLogic; prior to that he was with Jut.io and Cisco Systems, among others. Shayne is a member of the IEEE and holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering, a JD, and an MBA. More of his musings can be found at Purplequark.com.