Jan Pool is the speaker at our September Media Lab Monday.
Jan is an electronic engineer, software developer, product manager and entrepreneur. He enjoys working with small, dynamic companies where one has the opportunity to be involved with variety of activities in design, development, management, business and innovation.
He started programming at a young age and commenced his professional career in 2001 at Stone Three as an engineering project manager. At Stone Three he was primarily involved with research and development projects in the industrial and communication segments. In 2007 he joined NioCAD, a Stellenbosch based startup company focusing on the development of electronic design automation CAD tools for the superconductive integrated circuit industry, as product manager and later CTO. In October 2011 he started Actualiser to help startups build great products.
Jan has been a committee member of the Cape Town Software Process Improvement Network since 2006.
He holds a masters degree in electronic engineering (M.Sc.Eng) from the University of Stellenbosch. His interests include design, software engineering, entrepreneurship, innovation, lean and agile businesses, signal processing, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, complex systems, robotics, photography, brewing, astronomy and advance technology.
The event is open to everyone so see you there!