Michael Luna is responsible for Jawbone’s long-term technology and innovation strategy, intellectual property protection, and research. He is a pioneer in the wireless data industry with more than 30 years of management and engineering design experience in the medical and mobile engineering fields.
Prior to joining Jawbone in 2007, Michael served as Chief Technologist and Chief Technology Officer of Openwave Systems, a mediation and messaging solution provider that have since been divided into two companies. His background also includes CTO experience at 724 Solutions and senior technical positions at SBC Communications and AT&T Wireless. Before beginning his telecommunications career, he was employed at Physio-Control and Beckman Instruments as a biomedical engineer.
Michael has been the primary inventor or major contributor to 55 issued patents and has currently filed more than 186 additional patent applications in the mobile telecommunications, wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) fields. He has also co-authored industry standards and held industry leadership positions in OMA, WAP Forum, CDG, TIA and PCMIA.