Dr. Aiello is an industry technology expert and innovator. He is responsible for emerging technologies and new business models at Itron, including Internet of Things. Before Itron, he managed wireless research at Interval Research, Paul Allen’s technology incubator in the Bay Area and technology transfer at Disney Research. A Lean Startup expert, Aiello serves as a mentor at startup accelerators such as Cleantech Open and Startup Weekend. He founded two venture funded, wireless semiconductor companies, and one web/ mobile. He also worked as a physicist at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and Superconducting Super Collider.