Jim is the chief architect and technical lead in Dell’s largest open source effort to date called EdgeX Foundry. He wrote the first line of code for EdgeX and serves as the project’s Core Working Group chairman today. Additionally, he is a member of the EdgeX Technical Steering Committee. EdgeX is an open framework for building industrial IoT edge computing systems. EdgeX is now a Linux Foundation, Apache 2 license project (edgexfoundry.org). Jim has over 25 years of experience leading the successful design and implementation of software applications for a variety of industries and platforms. He is co-author of Java2 Micro Edition: Java in Small Things, Lynda.com author, and frequent speaker/contributor to journals and on-line magazines.