Philip Wheat has been active in just about every aspect of the computer industry over his career. From Semiconductor Fab automation at Texas instruments, to Architect and Startup Evangelist at Microsoft, to Knowledge Management consultant – somehow he’s ended up in all of it. He has published papers in Database engine design, is a regular speaker at conferences, and is currently managing the Labs division at Chaotic Moon Studios. His group focuses on Pervasive, Predictive, and Perceptive computing – the next generation after the mobile computing wave. You may have seen his recent creations – “The Board of Awesomeness”, “The Board of Imagination”, or “The SmarterCart” on your favorite tech news site or TV show – look for plenty more to come.