John Collins is a Senior Engineering Manager at FlixBus in Berlin, responsible for leading multiple agile software development teams in data science, research, incubation, and machine learning. With a background in Electrical Engineering, John started his career in Seattle as a hardware engineer developing the Xbox 360 and Xbox One hardware, then moved to San Francisco to work at Apple program managing the development of the battery for the iPhone, iPad and iPod line of products.
With a passion for AR and VR, John went back to Microsoft to be a hardware program manager for HoloLens, leading the research and development of battery and camera technologies for augmented reality products.
John was also a senior program manager at Snapchat in Los Angeles on the Spectacles hardware team, leading the efforts for all electronics development.
He has 8 patents in augmented reality, battery, and camera designs. John also authored an ebook about career development published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) in 2017 and a future ebook about augmented reality technologies will be published in 2019.
He has trained thousands on the processes, tools and best practices necessary to create software and hardware.