Robotics Engineer, Chef Robotics | Founder, Nirva Labs
Deeply passionate about robotics and social impact, Sherry is an early team member at Chef Robotics, working on automation solutions to reduce the cost of fresh food for all. She's also Founder of Nirva Labs where she raises awareness about climate robotics solutions to encourage more people to join this field. She has worked on autonomous robots at Nuro and UPenn, and published a paper at the world's largest robotics conference.
Founder and CEO, Opulo
Stephen is an engineer and open source advocate. Over the past few years he’s been documenting the design of an open source pick-and-place machine on Youtube. In 2021 he founded Opulo to help get this type of technology into the hands of more people.
Technical Product Manager and Founder, Makespace and Open Source Creativity
Kavita is a hacker, maker and community organizer. She is a Technical Product Manager at Baker Hughes, working on high performance computing applications. Kavita enjoys curating maker events and also runs a maker collective in Bangalore, India.
Creative Technologist & Physical Computing Expert, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia
An accomplished creative technologist who founded his studio in 2005 to link the digital and physical worlds through open hardware. Angel collaborates with renowned organizations like Hangar, TMDC, and Fab Lab Barcelona, works on notable projects, such as The machine to be another, startups like Smart Citizen, and conducts innovation workshops for global brands including IKEA, BASF and AIRBUS.
IoT and Embedded Solutions Developer
Prince is a Skilled Embedded Systems and IoT Solutions Developer experienced in PCB design and rapid prototyping of smart electronic solutions. Organized and detail-oriented professional with more than 4 years of progressive experience in Design Thinking. Technical consultant on the European Commission funded Horizon 2020 'Wazihub' IoT and 'HUBiquitous' research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101016895.
Director - Solutions Lab
Nanda started her career at Kopernik as an Associate Manager in the Last Mile Consulting (LMC) team. She spent two years at LMC managing and conducting research projects. Nanda continues her passion in conducting research and experimentations in the Solutions Lab team as the Director. Her research highlights rural education and employment in Aceh's rural areas.
Electronics Engineer, Co-Founder & CTO Electronic Cats
Eduardo is passionate about technological development and science. He is the co-founder and CTO of Electronic Cats, a company which develops different embedded systems that are focused on education and security.
Pilar Hernández Grageda
Director of Design and Innovation degree at Universidad Panamericana
Pilar is a second year PhD student and the Director of Design and Innovation degree at Universidad Panamericana, She holds a bachelor’s degree in Design Engineering with a master’s degree in Ergonomics. Her interests are in user-product interaction, user experience, systems design, and developing new business strategies with creative thinking.
Senior Avionics Engineer, Impulse Space
Alex is a consummate maker who has spent time in all major engineering disciplines, with the goal of realizing novel electronics prototypes. Today, engineering has taken him to the realm of space, designing avionics for satellites and on-orbit spacecraft services.
Physical Interaction Designer and Music Producer
Angelica Tavella is a physical interaction designer and music producer based in Berlin, Germany. She writes and records experimental pop music under the moniker Tavella and works on hardware at the music technology company Ableton. Her work bends between the topics of healthy human interaction with technology, sustainable hardware design, and empowerment through collaborative co-design.
Founder and CEO, Seeed Studio
Founder of Seeed Studio and Chaihuo makerspace, Producer of Maker Faire Shenzhen. He endeavors to integrate the latest AI/blockchain/IoT technology and supply chain resources to create an open platform for global developers. Since 2008, Seeed has been empowering millions of developers in over 200 countries to turn ideas into prototypes and advanced perception systems.
Professor, Pasadena City College | Founder Evergreen Engineering
Tom Thoen is a full-time professor at Pasadena City College where he introduces students to the world of Electronics including PCB design, robotics, and coding. In a former life he designed high performance robotic systems for all sorts of unique industrial applications. He is a devoted hobbyist, inventor, and loves the history of electronics from the 60's through today.
Jordi Pakey- Rodriguez
Electrical Design Engineer, Ouster
Jordi is an Electrical Engineer based in San Francisco, CA. He started out working on autonomous trucking, and now designs digital Lidar for Ouster. He is a long-time reader of Hackaday, and is excited to support open source solutions to some of the world's biggest challenges.