Our team

A combined 30+ years of experience in undersea signal processing and field-testing around the world.

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  • Thomas Riedl

    Founder and CTO

    Developed algorithms for downhole mud-pulse acoustic communications at Schlumberger. PhD thesis on OceanComm’s patented and patent-pending signal processing algorithms. ECE PhD’14, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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  • Andrew Singer

    Founder and CEO

    Founder/CEO Intersymbol Communications acquired by Finisar (FNSR). Developing subsea acoustic modem technology for the Navy since the 1990s at Sanders, A Lockheed Martin Company and at the Univesity of Illinois. EECS PhD’96, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Fox Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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  • James Younce

    Senior Engineer

    Deep embedded system knowledge. Signal processing aficionado. 3D printing expert.
    EE BS’14, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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  • Mike Stevens

    Principal Hardware Engineer

    Previously Hardware Engineering Manager at Coriant. 23 years of circuit design experience.
    CEE BS’96, Purdue University.

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  • JJ Martinez

    Embedded Software Engineer

    Embedded guru. FPGA enthusiast. Strong sea legs.
    CompE BS’19, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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  • John McKernan

    Software Engineer

    Fresh grad. Software guru. Video specialist.
    CS BS’21, Purdue University.