Dave Hrynkiw has had a long and varied experience in electronics over the last 20 years. Originally a Mechanical Engineering Technologist, he spun his love of robotics into a company providing DIY electronic kits and tools to Western Canada. He started this company over 20 years ago to share his enthusiasm for accessible electronics, originally with solar-powered analog robots. Since then it has grown into a center for the hardware hacking and DIY community in Canada. Dave has participated with the Maker Movement on many levels, and has contributed substantial technical expertise to the local Calgary Maker scene, including the Make:Fashion technology fashion show.