MEP EP#327: Mike Kahn of Elemental Machines

Podcast Notes


Mike Kahn

  • Been working in the high tech industry for over thirty years
  • The bulk of this time he has been  involved in the architecture and design of complex electronics and embedded systems across a wide variety of segments including general purpose computing, digital communications, digital video, medical devices and life sciences instrumentation
  • Currently the Vice President of Device Engineering at Elemental Machines, a startup that has created a service that allows LabOps professionals to monitor their lab equipment through a combination of IoT devices and a suite of cloud applications


How did you get started in the industry? 


Elemental Machines

  • What is it
  • How is it all integrated
    • Cloud
  • Vice President of Device Engineering
    • What is your primary focus?
  • IoT connectivity for data gathering
    • What is being sensed
  • Industries served
  • How to get started?
    • Services for outfitting labs


Manufacturing and bringing products to market for Enterprise customers

  • Consumer VS Enterprise
  • Custom specifications
  • How rigorous your documentation and process is
  • ISO9000

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