Dale Word

Sr. Software Engineering Tech Lead

San Francisco

Dale is passionate about all things embedded – architecting embedded systems, applying best practices to implement high quality embedded firmware, and testing and integrating embedded components into complex devices with cross-disciplinary teams. His best days are spent in the lab – shoulder to shoulder with other engineering colleagues and making things work.

He is a California native, with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from UCSD, and a Master’s in Computer Science from CSU Chico. His professional experience includes roles in multiple Bay Area startups – 15 years as computer engineering professor at CSU Chico and significant past work in the defense and commercial space sectors.

He lives in Chico, California and enjoys traveling, backpacking, and diving.