lives and works in San Francisco
Creative and energetic awesome product architect with extensive experience in complete hardware product development cycle from design to manufacturing. Offering consulting services including hardware architecture, system and digital design for consumer electronic devices, as well as project management for hardware inclusive products.
Excellent communicator and has a knack for clarifying and solving complex problems through integration of insights from disparate perspectives. Shipped products at >1 million volumes for Cisco and Apple, created prototypes for the advance development groups at Lab126 and Nokia at small quantities, and architected BLE enabled wearables. Has a strong interest in user and value focused designs, and passionately believes in creating simple, artful, and delightful products.
Proficient with Cadence Concept, Allegro, Altium, Eagle CAD
Programming languages: C, C++, Apple Script, shell script
Tools: Jira, Slack, Omnigraffle, Excel
Familiar with arduino development
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA – B.S. Engineering and Applied Sciences 1999
Principal, Essence Engineering 2012-2017
Product Architect, Basis Science/Intel, SF, CA 2015-2016
Sr. Hardware Integrator, Coin Inc., SF, CA 2014
Sr. Hardware Engineer, Synapse Product Development, SF, CA 2013, 2014
Sr. Hardware Integrator, AEHW group, Nokia Inc., Sunnyvale, CA 2012-2013
Sr. Hardware Design Engineer, Lab126/Amazon, Cupertino, CA 2010-2011
System Integrator, Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA 2005-2008
Team Lead/Hardware Engineer, Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA 2000-2005
Multiple contact pogo pin — US9748680B1
Inter-Device Location determinations — us14/158627
Portable computing device as control mechanism — us8612641
Enhanced face recognition in video — us9355301 B2
Apparatus and method for copying rules between devices — us9582436 B2
Multi-display type device interactions — us9013416 B2