David Icke, CEO, MC10
in conversation with Bill Wasik, Senior Editor, WIRED
Dave Icke is CEO of MC10, a Cambridge, Massachusetts, startup that aims to redefine the interface between electronics and the human body. Using a breakthrough stretchable circuit technology, the company is developing a new generation of ultrathin, flexible devices that can be worn on the skin or implanted internally, opening new possibilities in health monitoring, diagnostics, and therapeutic delivery. Icke began his career as a process engineer at Cypress Semiconductor and spent 11 years at KLA-Tencor. He later led several businesses at Teradyne and served in a variety of executive roles at Advanced Electron Beams before joining MC10 in 2009. Under his leadership, the company has made rapid strides in commercializing its new technology and attracting major industry partners. MC10 won the Wall Street Journal’s Technology Innovation Award last year and was honored as a 2013 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.