Emmanuel is the founder & CEO of BeaconGrid. BeaconGrid deploys battery-free beacon solutions within commercial infrastructure. At BeaconGrid, Emmanuel oversees product development, including the design of the world's first battery-free beacon integrated into a traditional outlet. The patented BeaconOutlet supports Apple's iBeacon, Google's Eddystone, and the open AltBeacon standards. Emmanuel began his career as an Accenture consultant where he worked with several Fortune 100 companies to assess strategic technology capabilities. During that same period, he founded and sold his first startup company. Emmanuel is also a registered U.S. Patent Attorney and practiced patent prosecution and litigation in Washington, D.C. Emmanuel holds several patents related to beacon technology.