Firmware Engineer in Des Moines, IA, He/Him

Side Projects


Lots of dead side projects over the years on github.


Created a searchable catalog of direct to consumer companies.

Work Experience

2018 — Now
Marshalltown, IA

Developed next-gen Digital Valve Controller firmware using C / RTOS
Led development and management of the firmware test suite using C# / CI
Collaborated extensively with internal electrical, mechanical, manufacturing, servo, and marketing groups
Guided and led remote team members in Singapore

2017 — 2018
Ames, IA

Worked on every part of a solution to create an autonomous tractor that could be operated by a combine operator.

Acquired by Raven Automation.

2012 — 2017
Atlanta, GA

Worked closely with Intel and distributed team members to develop a working BIOS on new Intel microserver platforms.

Created and maintained reference BIOS for platforms:

  • DoubleCove (Atom) CRB
  • GlenForest (Haswell) CRB
  • Grangeville (Broadwell-DE) CRB
  • Bakerville (Skylake-D) CRB


2008 — 2012
B.S. Computer Engineering at Iowa State University

Minor in Music Technology


2014 — 2024

Obtained amateur radio operator license, callsign KM4AXH