Robert N. Johnson, President and CEO of Telemonitor, Inc.
Mr. Johnson has been involved with smart sensors in some form for most of his career, including a pioneering patent on Smart Remote Monitoring and Method.
Robert N. Johnson is co-founder, president, and CEO of Telemonitor, Inc. He previously co-founded Electronics Development Corporation (EDC), where he served as president and CEO for fifteen years. He is still chairman and CEO of EDC. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson worked at the U. S. Army’s Harry Diamond Laboratories where he had technical and project responsibility for development of electronic fuzes for use with field artillery. He was educated at the University of Tennessee, receiving a B. S. degree in mechanical engineering.
In addition to numerous publications, he was the founder of the IEEE P1451.0 Working Group that defined a hardware-independent set of functions, protocols, and Transducer Electronic Data Sheets (TEDS) for smart sensors and actuators.
Currently he is developing Bluetooth Enabled products/applications and partnering with educational institutions and private companies on smart remote monitoring, particularly for environmental issues.