He studied Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Twente (NL) and gained experience in various start-ups. He is passionate about bridging the gap between research findings and commercial applications, which inspired him to co-found Elitac Wearables in 2012.
His vision is of a future in which smart clothing is everywhere, virtually indistinguishable from traditional clothing and most importantly, improving people’s lives.
He has a degree in Public Administration and ten years’ experience as a project manager and team lead. Among others, Martin worked for VX Company where he successfully managed projects for a variety of customers: from offshore to government and from business to technical.
He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Twente (NL) in 2004 and worked for 8 years at the renowned Dutch research institute TNO. There, he developed and evaluated innovative visual, auditory and tactile human interaction concepts. Motivated by the promising research results yielded by haptic technology, he co-founded Elitac Wearables in 2012.
Bram studied electrical engineering (B.Eng) and gained experience in hardware development at Thales and Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
She has a BA Sc. in Industrial Product Design. With her creativity and up-to-date knowledge of product design, she ensures her designs are always smart and well-functioning.
Guus is a user-centred designer with over 10 years’ experience in the overlapping fields of product, UX and service design. He has worked on consumer electronics, sports equipment, medical devices, smart wearables & IOT projects. His multi-disciplinary experience comes in handy when turning concepts into reality: connecting the different design specialisms and making sure all key design goals are met.
She has a master’s degree in Industrial Design and Engineering from the University of Twente (NL) and extensive all-round design experience. Tineke is a product designer who enjoys realising appealing and easy-to-use designs.
She obtained her PhD at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institute of Printing Science and Technology in the field of printed electronics and has M. Eng degrees from the University of Media, Stuttgart and from Xi’an University of Technology, PR China (German-Chinese study program of Printing Technology and Management).
Fascinated by interdisciplinary fields where design meets engineering, she brings her knowledge of the integration of electronics into wearables to the team.
Combining her two studies, she blends marketing and communication tactics with her audio-visual and graphic design talents to give Elitac a voice and an image that ensures that the outside world can't wait to collaborate with us.
He is an experienced professional with in-depth experience developing software for the broadcast media industry. With his background, he brings a strong focus on automation, modularisation and software efficiency to Elitac Wearables.
With extensive design experience at major fashion labels, she is well placed to develop our wearables to a production-ready level. Keywords that apply to all her designs include: innovation, usability, durability, functionality.
With a BSc in Embedded System Automation and experience in C and C++ for embedded systems, he has a special interest in finding new ways to reuse and optimise the code. In his spare time, he enjoys building things, developing his own desktop and mobile applications, and baking awesome cakes.
With a MA of Sc. in Intregrate Product Design from the Delft University of Technology (NL), she has a special interesting in designing functional products that really help improving people's lives. In her spare time she enjoys being creative by either sewing or painting on canvas.
Before landing at Elitac Wearables, she designed numerous products for the food, health, and living industries with a focus on producibility and empathy after completing her studies in industrial design at Enschede, the Netherlands.
She is bringing over fifteen years of experience in sales, customer service, and marketing to Elitac Wearables along with a master's degree in advertising management and work experience in three different countries.
With a background in Industrial Design and experience in large-scale production series, he likes combining project management with getting his hands dirty on design and technical problems. He is especially interested in combining new (digital) technologies with physical products, such as robotics, connected products and wearables.