Colleen Lavin


San Francisco, CA, USA


Developer Success Lead at Particle


Colleen Lavin is the Developer Success Lead at Particle and a total hardware geek. She first encountered Particle in 2016 when she taught a Photon class at computer camp and has been a fan ever since, joining the Particle team in 2021. Prior to Particle, Colleen worked in consulting and had clients such as NASA and the DOE. When she is not playing with robots you can usually find her in a library or lost in the woods.

Latest Posts

Learn how EV charger manufacturers can bring connected products to market faster, adhere to strict security standards that meet regulatory requirements, future-proof their designs, and win over skeptical consumers.

How EV Charger Manufacturers Can Build Secure, Reliable Connected Products

Qube was designing IoT devices that needed to be deployed in remote environments and required very little maintenance. They needed a platform that offered low power, was affordable, and that could scale across the world.

How Qube Became An Early Mover In Continuous Emissions Monitoring With Particle

FieldIntell’s original hardware provider failed to continuously upgrade its products and continued to offer a solution that was not compatible with some of their new customer requirements. The team had to decide whether to find a new vendor or build a full-stack IoT platform themselves.

Fieldintell Makes Industrial Equipment Monitoring Simple

Learn why Secure Boot, a process for authenticating IoT device firmware, is critical for building safer connected products.

What is Secure Boot? The Foundation of IoT Security.

When deciding if cellular connectivity or LoRaWAN is right for your IoT project, it helps to start with the use case and work backward to the tech. This guide will give you what you need to know to do just that.

Cellular vs. LoRaWAN for IoT Deployments: Why The Business Case Matters More Than The Tech

Building IoT devices to be as power efficient as possible can be the difference between an invaluable product and one that's unusable for its intended purpose. Learn the principles of building low-power IoT devices here.

An Introduction to Low Power IoT