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Technologist Mechanical

New York City, NY
December 14, 2019

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Sayre Swarztrauber

Embedded Systems Technologist

New York, NY 10010


Technologist who founded two successful companies will deliver superior results in product development by blending extensive hands-on technical experience with years of management and P&L responsibility.

Work Experience

President and Chief Technologist

Tempus Design Corp – New York

November 2018 to present

Helping clients meet their product development goals especially in time-critical RTOS based embedded systems.

Chief Technology Officer

Pounce Consulting - Guadalajara

November 2017 to July 2018

Recruited by Pounce to expedite a project already underway but in danger of failure.

Re-engineered analog hardware and selected a new microcontroller.

Suggested critical changes to existing mechanical designs and tooling.

Architected firmware and mentored the firmware, software and hardware teams.

Wrote time-critical software while delegating and supervising other tasks.

Spent weeks at the compliance laboratories – achieved certification of the product.

Delivered the product on time in 6 months while greatly exceeding the required standards.

Chief Technologist, founder and CEO

Quadlogic Controls Corporation - New York, NY to August 2017

Founded technology startup and led it to $15 million in revenues.

Created six generations of industry leading smart-sub-metering technology.

Deployed the system into high profile commercial and residential high-rise buildings in many cities – but especially in Manhattan.

Created the Energy Guard theft protection system to help utility customers prevent theft of electricity and licensed the technology resulting in sales of over $80 million to the licensee.

Built a recurring revenue service and electricity billing business with $4.5 million annual revenues.


Swarztrauber Segan - New York, NY

1979 to 1984

Designed and developed the Carolites line of musical Christmas ornaments, licensed to a manufacturer which sold over $150 million in products to retail stores.

Manufactured 4.5 million musical modules for Hallmark Card's first musical greeting card.


Bachelor of Arts in Physics

Princeton University - Princeton, NJ

September 1973 to 1977


Embedded C programming, Assembly language programming, Linux scripting and systems

administration, C++ OOP, FreeRTOS, Precision low noise analog circuit design, Digital hardware design, Product Management, Compliance Engineering for ANSI, IEC, LAPEM, Measurement Canada, MET testing, UL and ULC, PERL, bash, Python, Mechanical and PCB design, DSP - filters, DFT, demodulators, Peripherals: SPI, I2C, Ethernet, UART, DMA, PWM and more


Small business, large innovation

November 2011

Wall Street journal national contest in 2011.

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