Our Team

We Solve Complex Problems using Cutting-Edge Technologies

MechaSpin is an energetic, highly focused and dedicated team of engineers who share a passion for solving complex problems using cutting-edge technologies.

Our team has been working in the field of automation, robotics and computer control of machinery for 10+ years. Starting in today's cutting edge fields of Unmanned Systems, Robotics, Automation and Self-Driving Cars, we have well-honed skills necessary to bring the sensors, algorithms and technologies that find a solution to your problem.

At MechaSpin, we know that great hardware deserves great software and time and time again, we've demonstrated that we're the team to deliver that great software to our customers.

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Danny Kent, PhD - President

LONGWOOD, FLORIDA

Danny has over 20 years of experience in the Robotics and Autonomous Systems industry. His career has had a diverse path as he has developed expertise in distributed software architectures, software standardization, software design & development, user interfaces, human Factors and many other topics relevant to today's emerging automation markets. Danny has a passion for using today's cutting-edge technologies and sensors to improve, automate and enhance existing technologies and processes. Danny holds a PhD and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida with a focus on Robotics, Dynamics and Controls. He also holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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Nicolas Johnson, PhD - CTO

AUSTIN, TEXAS

Nicholas has over 20 years of experience developing software and has worked on a wide range of projects. These projects have ranged from low-level products involving embedded system design and firmware development to user facing applications and implementing high-level artificial intelligence algorithms. He has worked with a myriad of sensors, actuators, and other hardware, and is knowledgeable in a wide array of programming languages. He has a passion for testing to ensure that any developed system will function as intended and stand up to the tests of time. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida where he worked on unmanned system development and autonomous vehicle technologies (self-driving cars). He also holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Howard University.

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Frederic Katz – VP Engineering

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA

Fred has over 15 experience in developing software and control algorithms for an array of electro-mechanical-hydraulic systems. He has worked with a myriad of sensors, actuators, and other hardware, and is knowledgeable in a wide array of programming languages. He has a passion for developing and standing up automated systems to carry out complex tasks in a safe and efficient manner. He holds a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as BS in Electrical Engineering.

Our Team is Diverse

Diverse locations and diverse talents. Our team consists of experts in the field that are located across the east coast. Having low overhead, and a unique approach to “the office”, we have effectively streamlined the travel and working environment, allowing us to pass on these cost-savings to our clients.

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