Ben Calderon

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Ben Calderon, CTO, Hardware & Operations

Ben brings over 15 years of experience to Samsara, where he is responsible for hardware design and operations. Before Samsara, Ben was VP of Hardware Engineering and Operations at Meraki, where he led the development of over 40 unique hardware products. Working with the industry's top semiconductor companies, Ben created a nimble development and supply chain operation that enabled Meraki to rapidly bring new products to market and scale to ship hundreds of thousands of units globally. Prior to Meraki, Ben was a key member of Apple's hardware team, where he managed notebook launches and iPod supply chains. Ben has also developed PVD and CVD semiconductor equipment at Applied Materials.

Ben has an S.B. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from Stanford.