Pilgrim previously co-founded AlertMe (sold for $100m to BG in 2015, the Connected Homes platform now known as Hive) and before that three other Connected Product companies ActiveRF (indoor tracking), Antenova (high-dielectric multi-band smartphone antennas) and Splashpower (wireless charging of consumer devices). Before that he designed innovative computer systems at start-ups in Cambridge and Oxford then led technology teams in three start-ups in Silicon Valley before starting his entrepreneurial career. Pilgrim has a BSc. in Computer Engineering, is a Fellow of the IET and chairs the Startup category of their yearly Innovation awards. Watch his 2015 TED-x talk “Connected Innovation”.