Joe Polastre is co-founder and chief technology officer at Sentilla. Joe is responsible for defining and implementing the company’s global technology and product strategy.
Winner of the 2009 Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal 40 Under 40 award and named one of BusinessWeekâ€™s Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs, Joe often speaks about energy management and the role of physical computing – where information from the physical world is used to make energy efficiency decisions. Before joining Sentilla, Joe held software development and product manager positions with IBM, Microsoft, and Intel. Joe is active in numerous organizations, including The Green Grid, US Green Building Council, ACM, and IEEE. Joe holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University.