Hardware Hacking
Joe Grand, President and Principal Electrical Engineer of Grand Idea Studio

Joe Grand is an electrical engineer and prolific inventor with four pending patents and 19 commercially-available products. Involved in computers and electronics since the age of 7, Joe has had the fortune of being a former member of the legendary Boston-based hacker collective L0pht Heavy Industries, testifying before the United States Senate Governmental Affairs Committee under his nom de hack, Kingpin, and being praised as a "modern day Paul Revere" by the Senators for his research and warnings of computer security weaknesses. Recognized for his unconventional approaches to product development and licensing, Joe is also a well-known hardware hacker and industrial artist, the author of two books, contributor to four others, and is on the technical advisory board of MAKE Magazine.