Dr. Brian Otis is a CTO at Verily Life Sciences and a Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle. He received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, and a M.S. and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 2005 where he founded a chip design research lab that develops tiny, low power wireless chips for a variety of applications (neural recording, implantable devices, wearable on-body wireless sensors, environmental monitoring, etc).
He has previously held positions at Intel Corporation and Agilent Technologies and joined Google Inc in 2012. He was a founder of Google [x]’s smart contact lens project and leads the medical device efforts at Verily Life Sciences. He has served as a member of the Technical Program Committee of the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) and Associate Editor of the Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC). His research interests include low power SoC design, exploring limitations of power and size of wireless systems, and the realization of novel biomedical devices.