Interview – James Adams, Director of Hardware Engineering Raspberry Pi Foundation & Matt Richardson, Contributing Editor Make:


Thursday, September 18, 11:20 am to 11:40 am in Auditorium

As Director of Hardware for Raspberry Pi, James Adams plays a leading role in the design and manufacture of the popular single board computer. In this chat with Make: Contributing Editor Matt Richardson, James will discuss the decisions he faces as Raspberry Pi evolves from not only being an educational computer but also a platform for commercial products.


James Adams

Director of Hardware Engineering, Raspberry Pi
From a career in the Cambridge (UK) electronics sector doing electronic product design and chip design for both startups and tech giants James currently heads up hardware design at Raspberry Pi.


Matt Richardson

Contributing Editor, Make: Magazine
Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and contributing editor to Make: Magazine. He's the owner of Awesome Button Studios, a technology consultancy focused on blending creativity and technology. After graduating with a Master’s from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in 2013, he continued his work there as a resident research fellow. Matt is the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone and Getting Started with Intel Galileo.