People

Kevin Ashton

Kevin Ashton

Formal First Name
Kevin
Dates
1968 - present

Kevin Ashton is a visionary technologist prominently known as the person who coined the term “Internet of Things”. Ashton is also the co-founder of Auto-ID Center at MIT, leading various successful tech start-ups including Zensi. He’s also a renowned author of How to Fly a Horse - The Secret History of Creation, Innovation, and Discovery.