Dan Matthews is president of Meridian Design, Inc. which specializes in product and electronics design for technologies with consumer appeal and humanitarian benefit such as solar lamps, clean burning stoves, personal water treatment and pay as you go entrepreneurial power grids. Dan was previously a Director of Applications Engineering at Microchip Technology, a world leader in microcontrollers. Prior to that, Dan was worldwide manager of Field Applications Engineering at Future Electronics.
Dan with the Meridian team have worked in the field for projects in Mexico, Guatemala, India and Uganda with support for projects distributed around the world.
He was also an entrepreneur in residence with Belkin International, Inc. and was consulted on the research and development of a strategy for rolling out relevant products to new, developing-world markets.
Dan is an inventor on several patents in lighting, water treatment, charge and power management.
He is based out of Arizona Area, USA.