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ECE Explorations (200): Milwaukee Tool

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Milwaukee Tool
1002 Grainger Auditorium, ECEB
Sep 7, 2022   5:00 pm  
Brandon Verbrugge and Jonathan Wojtalik with Milwaukee Tool
Kat Darr | Office of Advancement
Originating Calendar
Illinois ECE Explorations

Presentation Title: Milwaukee Tool:  A Technology Company

Abstract: Learn about Milwaukee Tool and the disruptive technologies being used to develop smart tools


Brandon Verbrugge, Senior Vice President of Cordless Platforms and Technology

Jonathan Wojtalik, Electrical Engineering Manager in New Product Development

Bio for Brandon:

Brandon Verbrugge is the Senior Vice President of Cordless Platforms and Technology with Milwaukee Tool.

Brandon has an Electrical Engineering Degree from Iowa State University and a Masters in Business Administration from Walden University.  He has spent most of his career in the power tool industry and has lived and worked in both Europe and Asia.  He is inventor on more than 30 US patents.  

Bio for Jonathan:

Jonathan Wojtalik is an Electrical Engineering Manager in New Product Development at Milwaukee Tool.  

Jonathan works in the Milwaukee Tool Chicago Tech Hub office located in the Old Post Office. He serves as a Team Lead, developing transportation maintenance products, and as a Tech Lead assisting others throughout the organization resolve problems and validate their designs.

Jonathan has an Electrical Engineering Bachelors Degree from University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. He is an experienced engineer leader and manager with a history of designing analog, digital, microprocessor, FPGA, DSP, and wireless hardware and systems.  Familiar with all stages of the development of commercial, industrial, and automotive systems from concept to commercialization.

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