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).
Designer, Technologist, Engineer of Coffee
When you next make your coffee, whether at home or at the office, you may just be using the latest technology developed by Craig and his team that will ensure your coffee is perfect, whether brewed in Melbourne or Marseille. “Our most recent coffee challenge saw us improve quality, improve performance and significantly reduce product cost and environmental waste. It was thrilling to share this with our client.”
Designer, Usability Engineer, Musician
Multifaceted Max, musician, songwriter, band manager, creative artist, designer and engineer at Invetech. “My recent usability activities on a large instrument program have been particularly rewarding as I know my contribution will enable the end user to have the best possible operating experience whilst removing the potential for user-error.”
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!”
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.
Engineer, Pixel Artist, Upcycler
A key team member on many cell therapy automation projects, Andrew comments “I think about the birthday cakes that wouldn’t have been if not for technology we’re developing.” Apart from saving lives, Andrew sets the standard in saving the environment, from making tables out of old packing crates to creating decorative made from hard-rubbish and garage sales finds, and beyond.
User Experience Designer, Researcher, Strategist, Traveler, Foodie
Making an impact is what inspires Betina in the world of design-led innovation and experience design, “tackling challenging problems to positively impact people’s lives is what motivates me every day.”
When she is not helping shape the future of healthcare, Betina can be found walking the beaches of San Diego along with her dog Remi.
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.”
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.
Marketing and Sales Operations Manager, Sometimes Gardener
An integral member of team Invetech, Jennifer manages to crunch substantial amounts of data to keep the sales and marketing teams supplied with key metrics.
When she steps away from her spreadsheets, she gravitates to the outdoors where she also indulges her gardening passion. In her own words, “succulents are hard to kill.”
Biochemist, Software Tester
Inge’s experience in diagnostics instruments has come full circle. Originally a biochemist developing ELISA and amplification tests, she transitioned to specialist software testing at both the application and instrument control level. “I feel my deep understanding of the instrument chemistry and function is so critical in ensuring reliability, and usability.”
Program Manager, Team Facilitator, Bird Watcher, Nature Enthusiast
Marjorie has over 15 years of experience in product development in the life science and medical device industries. She has successfully transferred multiple instrument systems into production (including three novel technology platforms) and has served as program team leader/member for multiple Point of Care development programs. “My passion is seeing really good ideas turned into a delivered product that has the ability to change people’s lives.”