Karl Hansen, MSEE

Engineering Director

From consulting projects with the U.S. Department of Defense, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, and Freescale Semiconductor to senior engineering positions with Telenav, Sorenson Communications and now Axcend®, the career of Karl Hansen, MSEE has spanned numerous industries and disciplines. While pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Wright State University, Hansen began what would be a 12-year stint with The Wing Company, a startup focused on developing composite-based, personal aircraft. While at WingCo, he completed his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Youngstown State University and began doctoral studies at Western Michigan University. During his career, Hansen’s focus has ranged from high-performance embedded computing to advanced signal processing and from InfoSec hardening to user interface development.