Embedded Software Engineer, Golfer, Chorister
From telecommunications (including, mobile telephony, mobile hotspot and base-station technology) to in vitro diagnostics (specifically Point of Care biomedical instrument workflow development), Kevin’s career has been varied.
In his free time, you can find Kevin playing golf with his family or singing bass in a choir (though not at the same time).
Software Developer, Mechanical Interface Engineer, Marathon Runner
For Arun, there is a strong parallel between his work and long-distance running, “every achievement makes me see that this is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. And the wins, little and big, challenge me to do even better next time.”
Arun started running long distance because he wanted to pursue a personal challenge, “I think distance running requires mental strength along with physical strength, determination and perseverance. I have completed many marathons and look forward to more.”
Scientist, Laboratory Specialist, Photographer
Not content with his busy role in the laboratories of Invetech, Ali spends his Saturdays working for a pathology laboratory. “It’s something I’m just passionate about. I get to experience new, automated systems and keep my skills fresh in terms of being an active lab user.”
Engineer, Innovator, Trouble-shooter, Sports Fanatic
Ajay brings multifaceted abilities from innovation process to systems integration experience and more.
“I’m not content with sticking to engineering; I’m beginning to dabble a bit in conversion, resource management, innovation process and more.”
Outside of engineering, Ajay’s loves sports – playing, watching, following, and traveling to catch games. In 2014, he went to Brazil for the FIFA World Cup.
Designer, Innovator, Caricaturist
Our go-to man for creative thinking from breakthrough innovation to staff caricatures. “I love the challenge of idea generation and innovation workshops. And I strongly believe artistically rich visual communication is key to effective problem solving.”
Manufacturing Engineer, Jet Engine Designer, Automotive Restorer
Coming to Invetech by way of Rolls Royce aviation where he designed jet engines, Richard is passionate about manufacturing high-technology products.
“I get great satisfaction in knowing every single product we deliver is going to a customer somewhere around the world to be used to improve or save lives!”
UX Design Engineer, Illustrator, Artist
For creative content and deep insight into understanding how people interact with user interfaces, Annie is our go-to person. Outside of work, she loves manga (her art and others), cosplay, Japan and alpacas.
Human Resources Partner, Nationally Ranked US Tennis Player
“As an HR professional, I love to build rapport with people, as well as assist and deliver extraordinary customer service for our employees. My passion is to share my positive outlook on life with people.”
Outside of work, Stepanka’s love for tennis sees her actively playing in World Team Tennis and United States Tennis Association (USTA) leagues. Nationally ranked #1 in West Region for 2016 and 2017, Stepanka has played for the past 30 years and is a member of the Board of Directors for the USTA, San Diego.
Electro-Mechanical Technician, Boomerang Experimenter
There are no two work days the same for Charles, with engineering, prototyping, design for production, and traveling for technical support and maintenance on his plate.
Outside of work, Charles’s experimentation and prototyping continue with creative boomerang design and testing, as well as any number of other outdoor experiences.
Software Engineer, Educator, Singer
From managing the transition of a POC hematology instrument from development to manufacture, to mentoring female high school students on clean energy projects, Lauren’s driving passion is improving lives. “I’m passionate about improving people’s lives, through education, through better health outcomes.”
Electronics Engineer, Author, Antiques Collector
Among many projects, Ian has been the leading light of our RoHS offering–a role that calls for extraordinary attention to detail. Naturally, this trait is evident in Ian’s private pursuits including spending 10 years writing a definitive text on the history of Roman coinage, in his spare time.
“One of my more memorable projects was developing a molecular diagnostic platform for detecting tuberculosis in 3rd world countries. From a technical perspective, it was challenging integrating so much technology into a compact instrument including sample preparation, ultrasonics, rapid PCR, electrophoresis, optics and microfluidics. How we whooped with delight when a perfect electropherogram first appeared on the screen!”
Electrical Engineer, Quality Development, Soccer Player
What better environment than the Japanese automotive industry to learn and master Quality Policy and Deployment. Paul’s years in Japan with Toyota have delivered a kind of cultural revolution to the project teams at Invetech. In discussing his motivations, “Contributing to humanity through developing instruments that help save lives” is high on his list.