Isaac Davenport got his PhD in EE from CU in 1998 and has worked on dozens of product development programs, run small companies, and worked as a hardware, firmware, and software design engineer and technical management consultant for gigantic companies. He currently is heading up a startup, Toys2Life, making dolls and action figures talk to one another on a kid’s bedroom floor using BLE radios and an AI dialog engine. He frequently does expert witness work on patent cases. Previously he ran the engineering department at Sphero and Syncroness where he worked on products in the medical device, aerospace, instrumentation, robotics, commercial and consumer areas. He has been a mentor in the Boulder County Jail GED program and at the KIP charter school in Denver.