Board of directors

mikewens

Dr. ir. Mike Wens,
Chief Executive Officer
and founder

Mike Wens received the Master of Engineering degree in electronic design techniques from the Karel de Grote Hogeschool, Antwerp, Belgium, in 2004. In 2006 he received the Master of Science degree in microelectronics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. From 2006 on, he worked as a research assistant at the ESAT-MICAS (MICroelectronics And Sensors) laboratories (K.U.Leuven) towards his PhD degree entitled ”Monolithic Inductive CMOS DC-DC Converters”, which he achieved in 2010. In 2011 he co-founded MinDCet NV, a Power Management IC design house, together with Jef Thoné. Mike has an extensive knowledge in the field of switched mode power supplies; both discrete and fully integrated. His other competences are analog and mixed-signal chip design, high-voltage applications, discrete design, LED-lighting and tube amplifiers.

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jefthone

Dr. ing. Jef Thoné,
Chief Technology Officer
and founder

Jef Thoné received the Bachelor degree in Automotive Technology in 1999 from the Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst in Schaarbeek, Belgium. In 2002 he received his Master degree in Electronics at the Karel de Grote Hogeschool in Antwerp, Belgium. From 2002 to 2006 he was employed as ASIC designer and project manager at Melexis Belgium, responsible for automotive sensor interface ASICs. In October 2006 he joined the Sensor Systems Group of ESAT-MICAS, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Leuven, Belgium. His PhD entitled “Telemetry for Capsule Endoscopy”was concluded in 2011 and focused on high data rate biocompatible telemetry systems. In 2011 he co-founded MinDCet NV, a mixed-signal Power Management design house, together with Mike Wens. His competences include analog and mixed-mode IC and discrete design, FPGA and microcontroller interfacing, electronic system design and prototyping.

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