Focus Is Important - We Believe the IoT Takes More Than One
Meet The Team
Each of our co-founders has been in the business of developing connected devices and systems for more than 20 years. With this experience under our belts, our team can drive to a solution with minimal iterations. We know what works and what doesn't.
Troy Pongratz | Co-Founder
Troy leads our product design team at Lab651. He has been involved in product design for more than 20 years in industries such as medical, consumer, and industrial products. His work has yielded multiple patents. An experienced consultant with both large and small companies, Troy brings a team approach to designing products and integrating new products in multiple disciplines. Troy and his team consider it their personal responsibility to support a product design from beginning to end to ensure its success in the marketplace.
Justin Grammens | Co-Founder
Justin leads our team of mobile & web application and data science engineers. Justin lives at the intersection of emerging technology and leading communities on the Internet of Things. He has been building mobile applications and cloud-based software solutions for more than 20 years with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Justin is a Co-founder of IoT Fuse, a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission to position Minnesota as a leader in connected products and is an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas teaching a graduate-level course on the Internet of Things.