Co-Founder & CTO, Samsara
John Bicket is the Co-Founder and CTO at Samsara.
John is responsible for Samsara’s disruptive technology that makes operating thousands of sensors simple and secure. Prior to co-founding Samsara, John co-founded Meraki, where he was CTO and VP of Engineering. At Meraki, he built a cloud-based platform combining analytics, big data, and security that transformed how customers deployed and managed enterprise networks.
Starting Meraki out of his Ph.D. research at MIT, John and his team built integrated hardware, software, and cloud-based infrastructure that fueled continued 100% annual sales growth. Meraki’s platform scaled to connect millions of network devices across over 140 countries. After Cisco acquired Meraki for $1.2 billion, John led Meraki as Cisco’s fastest-growing cloud product.
John holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University and an S.M. in Computer Science from MIT.