Mike Clarke

Associate Director, Design & Makerspaces

Mike Clarke joined CoMotion in February 2010 to focus on engineering innovations, especially in the electrical, mechanical, computer science, and materials science fields. His portfolio of technologies includes sensors, wireless devices, smart grid, nanophotonics, and self-assembly. He brings experience as a design engineer, project manager, and producer in multiple startup companies, in medium and large firms, and as an independent consultant. He has worked on ultra-mobile PCs, a handheld gaming device, high-volume consumer electronics, and specialized scientific and industrial equipment. His product development experience runs the gamut from initial concept work to patent application, manufacturing in Southeast Asia, meeting with U.S. retail buyers, and quality improvement analysis. He earned a BS in mechanical engineering and a MS in smart product design from Stanford University, and a certificate in IP management from UW Extension.