42 TechnologyNews42 Technology continues to expand its team

42 Technology continues to expand its team

2010 was a year of significant growth for 42 Technology with eight high calibre consultants joining the team.

Duncan Wales is a highly experienced mechanical design engineer with over 20 years’ experience covering a range of industries including automotive, food and pharmaceutical. He was project leader at Kango for the first advanced anti-vibration system for industrial power tools and is also a master luthier running the acclaimed Organic Guitars.

Ollie Cox has over 30 years experience in Materials Science and Electronics and further strengthens 42 Technology‘s electronics design team. He has specialised in developing instrumentation systems for use in deep sea environments and was previously Engineering Manager at SMRU in Cambridge and a Lecturer at the Open University for many years. He is a Chartered Physicist and has degrees in Materials Science and Logic with Physics.

Martin Knöbel is a native Austrian with a first class mechanical engineering degree from Cambridge. He has an impressive list of prestigious awards to his name, including the Innovation Award at the Austrian inventor competition “Genius”, first prize at the “European Union Contest for Young
Scientists” and the “Sir William Siemens Medal” for the best practical engineer from the University of Cambridge.

Tolga Aydemir is an accomplished electronics engineer with 15 years
of experience covering fields such as analogue and digital hardware design, including embedded microcontroller systems, VHDL design for FPGAs and SMPS design. He is a graduate of Yildiz Technical University with a master’s degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering from Istanbul Technical University.

Dave English is 42 Technology’s first full-time software engineer with more than 10 years of commercial experience, specialising in low-power consumer electronics. Dave’s experience ranges from MP3 players and smart meters to safety critical industrial devices. He has a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge and is a qualified snowboard instructor.

Shay Yulzary joins as a mechanical design engineer. He started his industrial R&D career with the Israeli ministry of defence in 1996 following a bachelor’s degree and MSc in mechanical engineering from The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Before joining 42 Technology he worked for industrial inkjet company Xennia Technology and micro-video projector start-up bTendo.