Ivo Stivoric
Lt. Trouble + Maker
Ivo is a Vice President at X, the moonshot factory where he runs a portfolio of projects focused on radical new approaches to tackling climate, sustainability and justice issues. For the last seven years Ivo has incubated dozens of moonshot technologies, projects and teams, while also forging strong partnerships with organizations outside of X to help bring these nascent ideas and technologies to life. Some of the Alphabet companies and projects to emerge from Ivo’s portfolio include moonshots for industrial robotics, connectivity, the electric grid, ocean health, the supply chain and waste.

Before joining X, Ivo was Vice President of Research and Development at Jawbone, where he delivered new consumer and healthcare applications for wearable and sensor technology. Ivo has worked in the wearable computing space since 1991, including co-founding BodyMedia alongside X’s Captain of Moonshots, Astro Teller. He has over 90 patents to his name and was recognized as one of 40 innovators building the foundation of the next-gen electronics industry by EE Times. He holds an M.S. in Interaction Design and a B.F.A. in Industrial Design with a concentration in sculpture, both from Carnegie Mellon.