Abbian Engineering was founded in San Diego, CA in 2009 by Dan Rhodes, an IoT fanatic that has been developing embedded IoT products for over 25 years (since before IoT was IoT). Dan has designed products with everything from vacuum tubes to FPGAs, and sent data in every imaginable format over phone lines, magnetic pulses, sound waves, light waves, and radio waves of all shapes, sizes, and frequencies.

Prior to Abbian Engineering, Dan received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from UC Santa Cruz in Silicon Valley, after which he worked as an engineer at Lockheed Martin and Sandia National Laboratories. He has held engineering and management positions at well known companies including  Kyocera Wireless, SAIC, DriveCam (now Lytx), Deloitte Digital, and was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Amazon Lab126.