Who is Luminaire?

Our background is engineering. Our passion is coffee.

We've designed and built software, electronics, and medical devices used by millions of people around the world. Let us help you make your next product a success. Want to work with us? Check out our open positions.

George, on a quest for perfection in all he does, brings the engineering industry's best practices to the circuits he designs and firmware he develops. He takes a data driven approach to engineering and product design and is a controls wizard. His work at Luminaire draws on experience at Microsoft, Bluefin Robotics, and as an engineer developing a self-driving car as part of the DARPA Grand Challenge. Ask George about prototyping electronics

Chester is a mechanical engineer who also designs his own circuit boards and writes software. This unique skillset allows him to build complete systems quickly and to inexpensively prototype a new concept. While at Microsoft and Intuit, Chester designed and built software that is used by millions of people. Ask Chester about his 3D printer and rapid product development.

Ben's skill-set combines systems engineering with product design and interaction design. He has extensive experience prototyping systems, oftentimes bringing together software, web applications, and electronics components. He has designed and built web applications and software systems for many Fortune 500 companies including Walgreens, 3M, and the US Military.

Andrew is a software engineer with a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of computer science. With a master's degree in Computer Science, Andrew has experience with everything from web applications to desktop software to embedded development. At Luminaire, Andrew is responsible for architecting and leading our firmware development. Ask him about the trials and tribulations of compiling everything from source.

Andrew is a mechanical engineer with extensive experience designing and building medical devices with start-ups through Fortune 500 companies. Specializing in system design, Andrew focuses on the manufacturability and commercialization from the start. His work in medical products brings experience with unique technologies and manufacturing processes plus a focus on reliability and testing. Ask Andrew about high risk design.

Carl is an expert electrical engineer with a specialty in analog and power electronics. Combined with mechanical prototyping experience, Carl is a seasoned circuit debugger and can design circuits like it's his job. As an electrical engineer at Apple, Carl was involved with the electronics design and manufacturing for the iPhone. Ask Carl about high volume manufacturing.