HEINRICH, Dr. Harley
IMPINJ
701 N. 34th Street
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98103
Phone: 206-812-9747
Fax: 425-265-2398
harley.heinrich@impinj.com
Dr. Harley Heinrich is the Chief Technologist for the Intellitag RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology in Intermec. He was the co-chair of the EPCglobal Gen2 working group to develop the UHF generation 2 standard for RFID for use in consumer product group companies like Wal-mart, Target, Procter & Gamble and many other fortune 500 companies. In 2003, he was awarded Intermecs highest honor, the Ron Mahany Award for Outstanding Innovation, for his work in RFID. Prior to joining Intermec, he previously worked at IBMs world-renowned T.J. Watson research center for 10 years. In 1992, he was one of the original founders of the IBM RFID effort and led the development of the high-performance, low-cost RFID tag package, antenna, and chip efforts. As a result of his efforts at the IBM research center, he and his group were awarded the prestigious Outstanding Invention Achievement Award, which recognizes the single most important individual and group contribution for IBM research for the year. Prior to working at IBM, he simultaneously worked on his PhD at Stanford University in ultra fast microwave electro optics and led chip design efforts at Hewlett-Packard as an analog integrated circuit designer. He has written and presented over 30 technical papers, and he holds 39 issued patents many of which are both US and International.