Identifying the intersection between pyschosocial trends and hardware technology. Able to grasp technical imperatives and translate them into products. Vision begets execution.
Building a product at the intersection of two major trends: a social imperative to reach a more balanced relationship with our connected devices, and and the impending ubiquity of wireless charging. Reclaiming conversation in the workplace and family life. Connect the daily habit of recharging your devices with deliberate, daily act of recharging ourselves and connecting with those around us. And delivering focus when it matters the most: behind the wheel of a car, at the table with loved ones, and engaged in creative and innovative tasks.
Looking for a talented electrical/mechanical engineering co-founder who can share this vision, and compliment it with experience in EMI/RFI shielding and wireless charging applications. He/she will have a passion for hardware, and ideally valuable experience in working through the whole product development cycle form idea to manufacturing.
I worked with startups in Silicon Valley in 1999-2000 before shifting gears to a public policy focus. For 15 of the last 20 years, I have lived and worked in Asia, getting a handle of regional market trends and supply chains, while keeping close ties to leading tech trends in the Valley