Jen Costillo

Jen is a firmware consultant at RebelBots, which she co-founded in 2011. Previously, she was the Director of Engineering for Bia Sport, a sport wearables company. As a veteran consumer product engineer, she utilizes her decade and a half of embedded systems and sensors knowledge to create new consumer experiences. Her product portfolio includes several human interface devices, ranging from air mice to multi-touch devices, to creating the sensor experience on the Amazon Kindle products. In addition, she has created wearable performance art works such human gesture recognition to generate music in real-time and environment-responsive costumes. She has presented at Android Builders Summit, Design West, and OSCON. Her educational background includes a BS in Computer Engineering from University of Illinois-Urbana and MBA from San Jose State University.