The Sense home energy monitor gives homeowners insight into their homes by showing them what devices are on in their house and how much energy each device uses. Mike Phillips, CEO, talks about how Sense will expand from only sensing electrical devices to using APIs to connect to and control any given smart device, free from smart home hubs, and without the complications of differing standards and protocols.
Mike Phillips is the CEO and cofounder of Sense, a startup creating technology that helps homeowners better understand their energy use. A pioneer in the field of machine learning, Mike began his career in speech recognition. He worked as a researcher at MIT before co-founding two speech recognition companies (SpeechWorks and Vlingo) which brought groundbreaking speech recognition capabilities to call centers and to mobile phones, including the technology that powered virtual assistants across hundreds of millions of phones. Mike’s passion for machine learning led him to found Sense in 2013, bringing the power of machine learning into the home.