- Wednesday, March 4, 2020
- 3:30 PM–4:30 PM
- SB 010
Kurt Dykema and Ryan Johnson, Twistink
The story of how a team working in IOT got involved in the water sector and is using the latest technology to drop the barrier to sustainable, safe water globally.
Kurt Dykema is the Director of IOT Solutions at Twisthink. Kurt leads the business account and development activities for several key business accounts and an internal development team of vision systems, algorithm, embedded systems and connectivity experts. He advises Twisthink’s development and technology research, which aligns with market trends observed within the IoT marketplace. Kurt is named on 36 United States patents and holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Calvin College and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.
Ryan Johnson leads the Analytics and AI group at Twisthink. Ryan has over 15 years of experience leading customer projects and relationships, managing a team of highly capable technologists and designing innovative product solutions. His expertise includes image and signal processing, computer vision, machine learning, and custom camera design. For the first 6 years of Ryan’s career, he worked as a vision system product engineer for a tier one automotive company using optics, image sensing and computer vision to automate vehicle functions. At Twisthink, Ryan enjoys using his expertise to serve many companies across a variety of industries including medical, automotive, industrial and consumer.