Yael Maguire is a Co-Founder and CTO of ThingMagic, Inc., a market leader in bringing high performance RFID readers to the global market. In his work at Thingmagic he co-developed this new technology to let computers and machines "see" the world in a completely new way, and which now find uses in Ford Trucks and Lexmark printers. Maguire completed his PhD at the MIT Media Laboratory in the area of near-field electromagnetic measurement through his invention of a new type of sensor for molecular detection using NMR. This innovation has many promising applications in biology and chemistry. Maguire's contributions have been presented in numerous publications, such as Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, and his work has been featured in numerous press including the Boston Globe and Wired Magazine. He has won numerous awards, most recently being recognized with ThingMagic as a 2007 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, a MassHighTech All-Star and one of Technology Review's "Top 35 innovators in the world under 35".