John Koon writes for All About Circuits covering new products and trends, embedded technology research, and emerging technologies. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and an MBA from San Diego State University. His areas of interest include aviation, AI, autonomous driving, robotics, automation, and wireless technologies (including 5G and low-power WAN, fog and edge computing, IoT, NB-IoT, LoRaWAN, etc.). Over his 20 years in the industry, he's also covered cybersecurity, blockchain, MEMS tech, sensors, connectors, and power topics. Koon has held various management roles including Director, Product Line Manager, and Associate VP at companies like HP, Western Digital, and distributors of Microsoft. Other experiences include being a speaker at the Del Mar Manufacturing Show and Sensors Expo.