Steve is a Technical Material and Process Consultant at Steelcase helping develop and deploy new technology at its global manufacturing sites.
He started his career as a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company where for 10 years he worked on sensing methods, modeling, control and optimization of manufacturing systems.
He then joined Suspa, a German-based manufacturer of lift and dampening mechanisms. He acted as Director for Research and Development and later became Global Business Unit Manager for electro-mechanical lift systems.
As President of the Austrian-based Mechatronics company,LOGICDATA North America, he set up its North American Operations.
Steve has a PhD from the University of Michigan in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on Controls Systems. He is a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan, has 3 US patents and numerous publications.