Mr. Timothy J. Salo is the founder and president of Salo IT Solutions, Inc. (SaloITS). His current projects include developing an Android system that will use Bluetooth beacons to deliver environmental contextual data products to public users’ smartphones. Mr. Salo has over three decades experience researching, designing, developing, marketing, deploying and operating data communications and Internet technologies, products and networks. In his current role, he has served as the principal investigator for research contracts awarded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He has previously served in principal investigator for research contracts funded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Defense Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA). Mr. Salo has earned a B.S. in computer science and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota and an M.S. in software engineering from the University of St. Thomas. He is currently a graduate student in computer science at the University of Minnesota.