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Company Overview of Impinj, Inc.

Company Overview

Impinj, Inc. operates a platform that enables wireless connectivity to everyday items by delivering each items’ unique identity, location, and authenticity to business and consumer applications. Its platform delivers Item Intelligence, which include real-time information about an item’s unique identity, location, and authenticity through RAIN radio-frequency identification technology. The company’s platform includes endpoint integrated circuits (IC) product, a miniature radios-on-a-chip that attach-to and identify their host items; and connectivity layer that comprises readers, gateways, and reader ICs to wirelessly identify, locate, authenticate, and engage endpoints via RAIN, as well as pr...

400 Fairview Avenue North

Suite 1200

Seattle, WA 98109

United States

Founded in 2000

245 Employees





Key Executives for Impinj, Inc.

Co-Founder, Vice Chairman & CEO
Age: 55
Total Annual Compensation: $337.5K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 50
Total Annual Compensation: $307.5K
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 45
Total Annual Compensation: $261.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Impinj, Inc. Key Developments

Impinj Introduces Speedway(R) R120 RAIN RFID Reader

Impinj introduced the Impinj Speedway R120 one-port, enterprise-grade fixed reader that connects RAIN RFID-enabled items to the Internet. The Speedway reader portfolio now includes three models to support one, two, or four antennas with expansion up to 32 antennas. Speedway readers deliver performance with proven enterprise-grade reliability, and enable users to right-size their reader selection for applications in retail, healthcare, logistics, and manufacturing. Speedway R120 readers provide item-level visibility for use cases including smart fitting rooms, interactive product displays, and inventory management. With read rates up to 200 items per second, Speedway R120 readers are optimized for single read zones, with expandability to eight read zones. Available now, the Speedway R120 reader comes standard with one antenna port and can be upgraded to eight antenna ports with purchase of the Impinj R120 Port Pack which includes an Impinj antenna hub and GPIO adapter. The Speedway portfolio is part of the Impinj platform which includes RAIN RFID endpoints, connectivity, and software. The Impinj platform wirelessly delivers Item Intelligence(TM)-an item's identity, location, and authenticity-to business and consumer applications, helping businesses improve efficiencies, increase sales, and delight customers. Organizations around the world use the Impinj platform to connect items to applications, enabling the Internet of Things. With application development tools and hardware accessories that are common across the Speedway portfolio, users can accelerate solution development and scale deployments as business needs change. For more information about the Speedway R120 reader and Impinj connectivity products, visit: www.impinj.com/platform/connectivity.

Impinj, Inc. Appoints Jeff Dossett as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

Impinj announced that accomplished technology executive Jeff Dossett has joined the company as senior vice president of marketing and business development. Dossett brings over 25 years of experience leading high-growth, global companies, including Microsoft, Yahoo!, Demand Media (now Leaf Group), Porch and GOOD Worldwide. Dossett will extend his broad expertise across Impinj's business units to drive new innovations to market and to tell the Impinj story in ways that connect partner and buyer audiences in the many industries that the company serves. Additionally, he will help preserve and expand the company’s reputable brand as it scales globally. Dossett will engage with partners and customers to ensure they remain a central focus for Impinj.

Impinj Appoints Jennifer Armstrong-Owen as Vice President of People, Environment, and Culture

Impinj (PI) has announced the appointment of Jennifer Armstrong-Owen as vice president of people, environment, and culture. Armstrong-Owen brings over 25 years of experience leading human resources and culture development for companies including Branded Entertainment Network (BEN, formerly Corbis) and RealNetworks. Armstrong-Owen will strengthen this culture with programs designed to further empower employees, enhance team-effectiveness, and embrace diversity. The company is committed to social and environmental responsibility initiatives and will leverage Armstrong-Owen's decades-long community service, including her experience in the Peace Corps. Armstrong-Owen was most recently Chief Human Resources Officer at BEN where she focused on acquisitions and divestitures that helped drive the rebranding of the company.

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