Joe Finegold

COO & VP, Manufacturing

As an expert in applying operational rigor and lean manufacturing to emerging technologies, Joe leads all of Seek Thermal’s manufacturing which uniquely takes place in the company’s Santa Barbara offices.

Throughout his career, Joe has led operations and manufacturing efforts to integrate business fundamentals with the goal of decreasing costs and improving productivity. Before Seek Thermal, Joe held management positions at Bruker Nano, Solectron, Silicon Graphics, Hewlett-Packard, Quantum Corporation and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA.
 
Joe studied chemical and mechanical engineering as an undergraduate and graduate student at UCLA and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. In his free time, he puts his engineering skills and creativity to use in his tinkering lab.