Rise of IOT fuels Twisthink’s growth across industries
Twisthink, a product innovation and business strategy consultancy, announces its move to larger offices and the addition of new talent fueled by the continued growth of it’s client roster. Notable new clients include Medtronic, Magna Electronics and Neogen. With the continued rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), medical technology, automotive electronics, and life-science leaders are turning to Twisthink to help integrate greater connectivity into their business models and products.
“We’re thrilled to be working with the region’s finest innovators on some of the most exciting and challenging projects facing the industry,” said Bob Niemiec, Twisthink managing partner. “Our team of engineers, designers and business strategists are wired to jump into challenges with enthusiasm and precision to create new value for our clients.”
To meet the needs of its growing client roster, Twisthink announces new additions to its integrated team of engineers, designers and strategists.
Twisthink welcomes lead engineer and project manager Loren Vredevoogd. A West-Michigan native, Vredevoogd previously held positions at Johnson Controls and Visteon. He brings more than 25 years of automotive software development experience to the team as well as expertise in aerospace and Windows programming.
John Bagley joins Twisthink as an electrical engineer following eight years in mechanical and systems engineering with global automobile supplier, GHSP. With his combined knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering Bagley will bring new perspectives and strengths to the Twisthink team to solve emerging client challenges.
Twisthink has also recruited new talents including Zhenmin Li and Billy Neuson. Li holds a masters of fine arts from the College of Creative Studies and has worked on high profile projects such as the Parker Fountain pen design. Billy Neuson, a graduate of Grand Valley University, joins the team full time as a computer engineer following a three-year co-op internship with Twisthink. Finally, Stacey Bauswell joins the team to help keep operations running smoothly and extending a high standard of service to clients as administrative assistant and receptionist.
With the steady growth of the company, Twisthink is expanding its internship program and expects to hire additional electrical and computer engineers by the end of the year.
Twisthink has also moved to a larger, new office in downtown Holland. The new space retains the open collaborative design with innovative details to foster creativity and integration of the team. For example, employees took part in picking custom designed and crafted desks that includes comfort with the ability to sit or stand while working. Creativity is encouraged throughout the entire office with dry-erase walls beginning at the entrance of the space, and a rooftop deck that is being converted into usable workspace for employees to utilize. The 15,000 square foot space at 43 E. 8th Street provides room for ongoing growth.