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Great leader and innovator who has inspired millions -

Celebrating Innovators. Glenn Curtiss in Aerodrome May 1914

Celebrating Innovators. Glenn Curtiss in Aerodrome May 1914

 

Most of us know, the things that rise from the heart are the most risky endeavors. Perhaps because the path ahead is murky and keeps forming as one endures. Those are the journeys that bear the yoke of this societies' fate, those are the trials that will be the hallmark of life and living. 

At mindwatts, we are passionate about creating things, and making them better, smarter and certainly fun when possible. In our optics, the key is knowing when and where to draw the line, to discern between ongoing pursuits and deliberate phases.

As people who grew up in different parts of the world, we understand the opportunities and challenges out there. And it ain't easy for anybody, but yet there is great hope and even greater opportunities everywhere.  And in our vision of product development and life in general, our motto is simple: when others ask why, we ask — why not?

After several grateful years in Medical Device industry, leading pan company initiatives in product development, integration, post-market quality and health solutions, we kicked off mindwatts in 2016 to launch exciting consumer products and to have that direct engagement with the user. We are always learning new things and calibrating to market needs. We work every day to do things that are meaningful and fulfilling in life. And we want to do this with authenticity and transparency from the get-go, so when things are said and done, you may remember the work but you will definitely remember the people behind it. Anything less, just wont cut it.

- Founder

 

 
 

the minds @ mindwatts

KEERTHI GUNASEKARAN

Founder, Industrial Engineer, Chief Idea Officer

Keerthi has been fascinated with hardware and inventions since he was old enough to stick a wire into a breadboard. He designed and worked on a robotic guide cane concept for the visually impaired in his student days and later went  on to  manage medical device performance at Medtronic Inc. Keerthi is a serial product developer holding several patents, and an astrophysics enthusiast (Yea he gets wild with those big questions!). On the home front, he is married to his college sweetheart and has twin girls who are 5 and lives in Minnesota.


Since founding mindwatts, Keerthi enjoys testing feasibility of new concepts and market validation. His expertise ranges from Lean MFG, DFM, Six Sigma to supplier selection, project and product lifecycle management. His engineering background has been infused with business management and continuous improvement principles.  Keerthi holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Engineering Management from North Dakota State.


 

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MATT SATERBAK

Electronics Authority, Head of Engineering
Matthew is a one-of-a-kind electronics engineer, outdoorsman, and horseman. Matt has a knack  for seeing the solution or the real challenge first and then has the ability to methodically get there. He is a terrific engineer, who is humble and carries the Minnesota nice all the way.  He is always up for learning new things, tearing apart old things, and creating awesome products somewhere in between.. 

Matt leads the electronics product development at Mindwatts and is always excited to be a value-add member of the team. Matt holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Minnesota.


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COLLIN RUSIN

CAD Commander
Collin is our newest addition to mindwatts, he is an expert designer with a ton of experience in the Adobe Creative Suite and Solidworks. He is a cultural enthusiast and a proactive problem solver. His intuitive design and attention to precision is second to none. He has overseen several medical devices from design concept/ideation through to production. His expertise also includes injection molding and electromechanical design. His industrial design portfolio includes medical devices, toys, motorcycles, outdoor recreation, and infant assist products. Collin is Minnesota's own with Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin.

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