Mike has over 25 years of experience in mechanical engineering and design, including manufacturing, design, analysis, testing, and systems integration. He has designed machinery, small mechanisms, space craft structures, printed circuit boards, wiring harnesses, and electronic packaging, utilizing hands-on CAD and machine shop experience fabricating prototypes, along with the use of rapid prototyping (3D printer) equipment and technologies. Mike has a BS Degree in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology. He is a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE)
Jay has over 25 years of experience leading the development of consumer electronics products in Silicon Valley. As a founding member of Logitech’s webcam product group, Jay helped to create and define webcams and video communication as consumer products. His experience includes key roles leading hardware, software, and program management teams through all stages of development from product conception and system design to manufacturing and retail launch. Jay holds a BSEE of Cornell University.
John has experience managing operations, marketing, and business development at early-stage startups, serving as a professional advisor to companies building on the blockchain while researching and publishing work on the topics of Bitcoin, digital identity, reputation, and trust. He previously founded the Buttonwood SF Bitcoin Club, co-founded two Bitcoin startups, wrote the book Bitcoin: Be Your Own Bank, and has been a speaker on the topics of Bitcoin, digital identity, and the power of the blockchain at numerous public events.
Konn has over 25 years of experience in the design and development of a broad range of consumer and space electronics using ASICs, SoCs, Advanced Verification (SystemVerilog/SystemC), FPGAs, PCBs and embedded and application software. Products include satellite and cable set-top boxes, packet routers, image processing subsystems and multifunction peripherals. Konn also contributes to the areas of online marketing and web design and development. He holds a BSEE from the University of Maryland, College Park and a MSEE from CSULB.
Greg is the founder of Tao Effect, a founder and board member of the okTurtles Foundation, and the lead developer of information security software such as Espionage, Empress Mail, DNSChain, and the okTurtles browser extension.