John Teel The Hardware Academy
John Teel is an Electronics design engineer and the founder of PredictableDesigns.com. He helps entrepreneurs, startups, makers, inventors, and small companies develop new electronic hardware products through his Hardware Academy.
John also hosts The Predictable Designs Podcast, which is for hardware startups and entrepreneurs planning to bring a new electronic hardware product to market. He discusses things related to developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling successful new hardware products.
He’s also a contributing writer for Makezine.com (Make: Magazine), Entrepreneur.com, and Hackster.io John was a senior microchip design engineer for Texas Instruments (TI) for 15 years, and has nearly 30 years experience designing electronics. He started designing electronics, building robots, and programming computers about the age of 14 and shortly.
While working for TI, he designed many successful microchips which are now in various popular electronic devices including several Apple products.
John is also founded a hardware startup based on a consumer lighting product which sold in hundreds of retail locations in three countries. He fully developed the product and setup manufacturing in Asia. He oversaw marketing, sales, tradeshows, logistics, and managed a team of over 20 sales reps.
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