HOW SMARTTHINGS CEO ALEX HAWKINSON IS GROWING THE INTERNET OF THINGS


Alex Hawkinson’s company, SmartThings, wants to be the hub of your smarthome–letting your wristband tell your coffeemaker and radio that you’re awake, so you can sip a cup and listen to NPR right when you get to the kitchen.

SmartThings launched with one of the biggest Kickstarter campaigns in history, raised $12.5 million in Series A led by Greylock Partners, and just made a case study in gadget cool at the Consumer Electronics Show. Alex told us how SmartThings is growing the ecosystem that makes it all possible.

Check out full story at http://www.fastcompany.com/3025179/bottom-line/how-smartthings-ceo-alex-hawkinson-is-growing-the-internet-of-things

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