Dave Bakker is the co-founder of Myriad Sensors, who makes the PocketLab educational sensor for hands-on science learning. Dave is also an instructor and mentor at Stanford University in the graduate school of engineering and teaches technology venture formation. As a multiple time CEO and executive of silicon valley start up companies, Dave is very familiar with developing and bringing technology products to market, and building successful business ventures.
Dave is particularly excited about education technology, and the promise it holds for engaging young science students, and preparing them for a digital future. He enjoys working with students of all ages, especially with hands on activities where students discover for themselves how they can use their inner creativity to solve problems and make new discoveries.