Jen Costillo

Jen Costillo is a veteran consumer product engineer who utilizes her knowledge of embedded systems and sensors 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 product line including Amazon Fire TV remote and Fire Phone. She served as the Director of Engineering for Kickstarter-funded Bia Sport which shipped the first GSM-enabled sports wearable. In addition, she has created wearable performance art works such as human gesture recognition to generate music in real-time and environment-responsive costumes. She has presented at Android Builders Summit, Wearable Dev Con, EE Live and OSCON. Her educational background includes a BS in Computer Engineering from University of Illinois-Urbana and a MBA from San Jose State University.