Jon has over 25 years of experience of testing, certification and homologation programs globally, having been responsible for teams across three different continents and holding several technical and managerial roles. Prior to this Jon originally specialized in Advanced Robotics, working for a number of multinational companies and even spent time teaching and researching into Advance Control Systems at the University of Hull (UK). In 1993 Jon was the winner of both, “The Royal Academy of Engineering Prize in the Principals of Engineering Design” and the “British Aerospace Prize in Robotics”. Before joining the Zigbee Alliance, Jon had been involved with Zigbee technologies for 11 years and had been very active helping to shape specifications and policies within the Alliance as a member company representative. During this time, he held roles as Technical Editor, Secretary, Vice-Chairperson and Chairperson within several Alliance technical Work Groups and Committees. He has been appointed as a Continua Certified Expert and held a position on the Zigbee Alliance Expert Panel.