Nathan Seidle
Founder, Sparkfun Electronics • BTU Lab Hacker-in-Residence • ATLAS INSTITUTE

While studying electrical engineering as an undergraduate, Nathan Seidle founded SparkFun Electronics, envisioning a company that offered clear online product photos with multiple views, linked to datasheets and tutorials for every product. Since 2003, SparkFun has grown to more than 130 employees and is a leader of Open Source technology. The company provides tools, hardware and educational resources for artists, engineers, prototypers and hobbyists who want to explore electronic gadgetry.