Steve Hegenderfer is the director of developer programs at Bluetooth SIG. Steve has worked in and out of the mobile space for nearly 15 years, and has seen many innovate ideas and devices during this time. Nothing excites him more than seeing what crazy ingenious inventions developers will create next with technology. That is what drove him to Bluetooth – the limitless possibilities with wireless technology. A veteran technology professional with a particular focus in the mobile and embedded industries, Steve brings over 20 years of technology experience. His previous roles include leading the Windows Mobile Developer Experience team at Microsoft and the Developer Ecosystem team at Qualcomm for newly emerging computing platforms (including the Windows ecosystem). Steve was also once a serial entrepreneur in the start-up space, working for several start-ups in the San Jose area. Nevertheless, he remembers his roots, and refuses to discard his COBOL 74/85 programming book.