Professor Steve Liang is researcher, teacher and entrepreneur. He is currenly an an associate professor at the Department of Geomatics Engineering at the Universiy of Calgary. Steve's goal is to empower anyone to innovate with the information generated from their everyday objects effortlessly. Steve is an active researcher in Sensor Web and the Internet of Things, specializing in scalability and interoperability. For example, he is the author and editor of the Open Geospatial Consortium SensorThings API standard specification. Steve is also the founder and CEO of SensorUp (http://www.sensorup.com), a startup aims to disrupt the silos of IoT.