Named one of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 in 2007 and one of the Next 36 entrepreneurial leaders of Canada in 2011. Stephen focused on hardware during his time at the University of Waterloo, and studied as a visiting scholar at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich).
Focused his studies on pattern recognition, which drove the development of the underlying machine learning magic behind Myo. He studied with Stephen at the University of Waterloo and at ETH Zurich.
Has an extensive software engineering background, having spent time in Silicon Valley working for Zynga. His passion for software engineering has even led him to create his own embedded microprocessor operating system.
Joined Thalmic after a progressive career in hardware engineering and management at Motorola, Amazon’s Lab126 and Jawbone. Most recently, he oversaw hardware development on the JamboxTM speaker products at Jawbone. At Thalmic, he leads the electrical, mechanical and ﬁrmware engineering teams.
Came to Waterloo to get his business degree at Wilfrid Laurier University and became a Chartered Accountant and CPA (Illinois) at KPMG. He joined Thalmic Labs after leaving BlackBerry where he served as SVP Business Operations.
Joined Blackberry in 1996 to oversee production of the first two-way pager devices. He most recently oversaw new-product-introduction at Blackberry Manufacturing partners worldwide before becoming a member of the Thalmic team.
Led by mechatronics engineers Stephen Lake, Matthew Bailey, and Aaron Grant, we're a world-class team of engineers, researchers and designers building the future of human-computer interaction.
We're closing the gap between humans and technology by solving a fundamental question: How do we connect the real and the digital worlds as we move towards wearable and ubiquitous computing?
We have big plans, and world-class investors backing them. Thalmic Labs is funded by Spark Capital, Intel Capital, Formation 8, First Round Capital and FundersClub, along with this list of individual investors: