The founding of Bringrr Systems has brought together an experienced management team that blends the best of Silicon Valley with Boston’s Hi-Tech community. The founders combine decades of experience in the development and commercialization of innovative products ranging from some of the earliest touch screen systems to 4G wireless networks to pioneering consumer products such as Replay TV. The knowledge base runs deep, incorporating expertise in firmware and software, hardware production, radio frequency-dependent design, and knowledge of the Chinese Contract Manufacturing world.
James Logan, CEO
Jim has an MBA from Dartmouth and was a pioneer in the touch screen industry, founding MicroTouch Systems in the 1980′s. It went on to become the World’s largest touch screen manufacturer and went public in 1992 under his leadership. It later sold to 3M for $200 million. In 2000 he founded Gotuit Media, an Internet video company whose clients included ESPN, CBS, Fox, and Turner. Jim is also
an active inventor and has over 30 patents to his name, including two issued patents on which Bringrr is based. He is also the Managing Member of Personal Audio, LLC, a patent holding company.
Heng Pan, VP Engineering
Heng has been a senior engineering manager at several communications companies. Most recently he was VP of Engineering and Chief Software Architect at Adaptix, a 4G wireless company. There he led International development teams in the development of proprietary OFDMA and Mobile WiMAX systems. Previously, he held senior engineering positions at Alcatel, Tellium, and Lucent. Earlier in his career he was a researcher and author at the University of Oxford.
Michael Form, CTO
Mike is an MIT-educated electrical engineer whose experience includes work at NASA, the Department of Transportation Research Center and industry experience as VP of Engineering and Manufacturing for Computer Sports Systems, Inc and VP of Hardware Engineering at S2 Security Corporation. He has worked as a consultant in the electronics and security industries for many years, developing numerous innovative products and is the holder of multiple patents.
Bringgr was hatched in the abi Innovation Hub in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Bringrr tracking concept is based on fundamental patents filed in 2000 and 2003 by James Logan, Bringrr’s CEO. Multiple continuations of these patents are now pending in the U.S. and overseas incorporating numerous facets of Bringrr and future related products. The two existing U.S. patents that cover the underlying Bringrr technology are: U.S. Patent 6,631,271, Rules Based Methods and Apparatus for Generating Notification Messages based on the Proximity of Electronic Devices to One Another, filed on August 29, 2000 and issuing on October 7, 2003. U.S. Patent 6,996,402, Rules Based Methods and Apparatus for Generating Notification Messages based on the Proximity of Electronic Devices to One Another, filed on October 10, 2003 and issuing on Febuary 7, 2006.