Elitac Wearables has a talented multidisciplinary team consisting of hardware, software and textile designers, engineers, researchers and project managers: All experts in their field and passionate about innovation and wearables.
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.
He has an MSc in Embedded Systems from the University of Twente (NL) and 10 years’ working experience with embedded systems.
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.
Bram studied electrical engineering (B.Eng) and gained experience in hardware development at Thales and Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
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.
Edzo has a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, with a special interest in medical imaging. With his medical background, he has a unique insight into the specific requirements and pitfalls of wearable health tech.
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.
She has master’s degrees in International Business and Communication Studies from Tilburg University and Brighton University. Based in the United Kingdom for 13 years, she gained extensive experience at a London agency. Here, she developed and managed communication strategies for a wide variety of companies, from multinationals to SMEs.
She loves working in a multi-disciplinary team and is inspired by the potential of technology and smart clothing to improve people’s lives.
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.
He divides his time between pursuing a B.Eng. Electrical Engineering – Embedded Systems and his role at Elitac Wearables.