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ECE Explorations (200): Milwaukee Tool: A Technology Company

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Milwaukee Tool
Location
1002 Grainger Auditorium, ECEB
Date
Oct 4, 2023   5:00 pm  
Speaker
Brandon Verbrugge, Senior Vice President of Cordless Systems and Technology and Jonathan Wojtalik, Electrical Engineering Manager in New Product Development
Contact
Kat Darr | Office of Advancement
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Originating Calendar
Illinois ECE Explorations

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

Speakers:

Brandon Verbrugge is the Senior Vice President of Cordless Systems 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.  

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 people lead for drilling, driving and fastening electrical engineers based out of Chicago. 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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