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MEP EP#189: Not Even My Final Form – Jeff Garoon on Industrial Product Design

Podcast Notes

Jeff Garoon

  • Y-Combinator alumni from the Winter 2016 batch
  • Currently serves as COO of FlowCommand
  • At FlowCommand, Jeff is responsible for all hardware design, firmware development, and operations
  • Spent his early career as a Production Engineer and Lead Completion Engineer at Oxy USA
  • Has been on Y-Combinator’s alumni application review committee for the last 3 cohorts, has raised three rounds of financing, and manages a staff of 17 engineers
  • Member of Incubate USC, where he has assisted in writing undergraduate coursework on accelerators and incubators

Industrial product design and testing

  • What makes a product an industrial device?
  • Prototyping Industrial Hardware
  • Arduino and development boards -> First Article

What kind of regulations and certifications do you have to work with?

  • How to make it work when you are bootstrapping
  • Class 1 Div 1/2 Testing/validation/documentation
  • Explosion Proof Devices and Construction
  • Intrinsically Safe Barriers

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Jeff Garoon of Flowcommand.

Jeff Garoon of Flowcommand.

 

FlowCommand’s modular sensor and software systems are the simplest way to increase operating efficiency and reduce HSE risk.

FlowCommand’s modular sensor and software systems are the simplest way to increase operating efficiency and reduce HSE risk.


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!