Sean has over 15 years of experience in all aspects of product development from definition and system architecture to production ramp, including moving novel technologies into shipping product. He has led teams through product and technology development projects in both large companies and in a fast-moving start-up environment. Prior to joining ATAP, Sean was Director of Product Development at Akustica, Inc. where he helped develop integrated circuit design methodologies for high-impedance, capacitance-based sensor systems that enabled the commercialization of CMOS MEMS technology, achieving the industry’s smallest analog and digital output microphone products. Prior to Akustica Inc., he worked at Texas Instruments and Motorola. Sean has a PhD and Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and holds 5 patents.