Mickey Makay

Principal Engineer

Mickey is always eager to solve the most difficult mechanical problems. This passion and ability to solve tough problems makes him an invaluable resource to clients. His quick wit aims to expose engineering truths. Mickey has provided an essential role on many challenging engineering projects here at Whipsaw including the Nike FuelBand, Luminous glucose machine, Avinger vascular surgery device, Cisco TelePresence, Merck Millipore cell analyzer, Bowers & Wilkins audio products and more. He is building a formidable patent portfolio.

Before joining Whipsaw in 2008 Mickey worked at Navstar and Samsung. He has a BSME from the University of Kansas and a degree in journalism from SMU, Dallas. A wildlife photographer in his free time, Mickey has roamed around Antarctica, scuba dove throughout Indonesia, and even tracked gorillas in Rwanda.

Dan Harden
CEO, Principal Designer
Ari Turgel
Director, Industrial Design
Cole Derby
Director, Industrial Design
Marco Berkhout
Director, Engineering
Jane Moynihan
Director, Operations
Dyana Chargin
Finance
Gabrielle Whelan
Director, Communications
Akifusa Nakazawa
Senior Industrial Designer
Wei Gu
Senior Industrial Designer / Manager of China Business
Galen Eliason-Carey
Senior Industrial Designer
Yale Shaw
Senior Industrial Designer
Natalie Rowan
Senior Industrial Designer
Walker Harden
Experience Design Lead
Katie Hoose
Mechanical Engineer
Mark Hearn
Senior Industrial Designer
Carlos Terminel
Industrial Designer
Paul Gifford
Senior User Experience Designer
Benjamin Martin
Industrial Designer
Alice Chen
User Experience Designer
Daniel Cheung
Industrial Designer
Celine Wong
Industrial Designer
Lauren Hishinuma
Mechanical Engineer
Isabella Glenn
PR and Marketing Specialist
Sam Vaughan
Operations