Meet the Team

1 Degree Technologies is led by three (3) engineers who have backgrounds in: computer engineering, electrical engineering, and chemical engineering, non-profit leadership, and management. The Owners of 1 Degree Technologies have worked together  for over 10 years and plan to use their expertise and knowledge to impact and facilitate communication in a world of Internet-of-Things.

 

Michael E. Johnson, M.S., Chief Executive Officer – has over nine (9) years industry experience at Northrop Grumman and has served as a Manager – Software Test Engineering, responsible for operating as the process owner of all of the Software Test Engineering department processes and policies, managing high-dollar customers & company funded projects while also performing functional management duties in a mixed matrix organization for a group of software test engineers. Mr. Johnson has a M.S. in electrical engineering with an emphasis in communication systems and digital signal processing from the University of Southern California, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the California State University Fullerton.

 

Kimberly Cross, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer  many years of industry experience as a Systems Engineering at Northrop Grumman Corporation – Aerospace Systems within Engineering & Global Product Development as a principal investigator and project manager. Dr. Cross has Ph.D. and M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of California Los Angeles, and a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of California Riverside.

 

 

 

CoreyCorey E. Baker, Ph.D., Chief Technical Officer – created the Secure Opportunistic Schemes (SOS) middleware and AlleyOop Social application during his doctoral studies. Dr. Baker conducts research in the area of cyber physical systems specializing in opportunistic wireless communication for the Internet of things (IoT), smart cities, smart homes, and mobile health environments. Dr. Baker has a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer engineering from the University of Florida, a M.S. in electrical engineering from the California State University Los Angeles, and a B.S. in computer engineering from San Jose State University.