Karl knows software. Karl knows hardware. Most importantly, Karl knows execution.
He is responsible for Veux’s mobile software and systems architecture, Agile product
development process, and project management.
He has deep expertise in connecting apps and hardware through Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
wireless, or wired interfaces like the Apple Lightning port.
Karl’s extensive professional experience includes serving as director of technology and quality at LSI, and chief technology officer at Planet Halo, where he developed smartphones, online services, and data gateways. Before Halo, Karl spent a decade with Intel, beginning as a software architect in the company’s architecture labs, moving on to the new business group, and then serving as senior and founding member of the home medical monitoring business division.
While at Intel, Karl led the design and development of the world’s first wireless tablet for consumers. He also oversaw the creation of a web-based health services initiative and a speech-enabled wireless device for health professionals.
For more than two decades, Steve has led teams in the conceptualization and design of
mobile and consumer technology products. He knows that UX is an engine of business
value—it is essential to products that people need and desire.
Steve leads research, planning, design, and development of Veux Labs software projects
like FlightLink, a voice recorder for pilots. He has also overseen the creation of numerous fitness apps for Nautilus brands: Schwinn, Bowflex, and Nautilus.
Steve’s role entails coordinating the globally dispersed Veux Labs design and development team.
He is a firm believer in the “Lean UX” and Agile approaches to design and product development:
constant evaluation through a “collaborate, build, assess, learn” iterative cycle.
Prior to Veux, Steve was the senior director of Avaya’s Design and User Experience Group, where he was responsible for unified communications, collaboration, and contact center portfolios. He led the design of application-user experiences for smartphones, tablets, notebooks, desktops, and embedded systems.
Steve’s professional experience also includes leading the corporate “Center-of-Excellence” for design and user experience at Nortel; serving as partner at Fiori, a product design firm in Portland, Oregon; leading product design at Ziba, also in Portland; and working as a development manager at Intel, where he received the Intel Achievement Award.