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Yad Garcha
Works at Bionic Power
Attended University of Western Ontario
Lives in Burnaby, BC, Canada
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Bionic power is currently looking to fill a contract position for a soft goods designer.  Tasks will include anthropometric sizing and fit testing, design and prototyping of leg brace straps and buckles, knee pads and shin pads. The candidate should have knowledge of ergonomics, human body interfacing, and thermal management. The candidate must have extensive experience with prototyping methods: including sewing, lamination and thermoforming.
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Browns' Andrew Hawkins explains why he wore a 'Ju…: http://youtu.be/p3-94BBs2rk

Everyone should watch this.
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By the time DoD decides what they want to buy, the commercial world has moved on...
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If you are among those of us who attribute your lingering back problems to the many years you spent schlepping a heavy backpack to school, this one is a little hard to get a handle on but it's for realz: a backpack that generates electricity while you walk. The
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Dan with BBQ bloody mary with a rib on top.
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At ExFOB. Expecting about 100 Marines to visit and try on the PoweWalk this week.
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Intimate and brilliant session by Sangha last night. 
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This is called Anechoic chamber. This chamber is to test sound, noise, produced by our gear box assembly. There is a crank on top of the box that the engineers use to turn the gears of our device inside. Inside chamber is isolated from the outside noise. This is a way to objectively measure sound.
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Bike share program in Paris.  31 bikes at this location and they are all but one gone by lunch.
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It is rare to see anyone with a bike helmet.  Bike share program  in Canada will need to reconsider mandatory helmet laws.
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I will keep that in mind Steve.  Love to have you put them on one day.  
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CEO of Bionic Power, former VC at GrowthWorks and BDC.
Employment
  • Bionic Power
    CEO, present
  • Growthworks Capital
    Sr. Vice President, 1994 - 2006
  • BDC Venture Capital
    Investment Manager, 1988 - 1994
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Burnaby, BC, Canada
Previously
Moga, Punjab, India - Terrace, BC, Canada
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Introduction
Bionic Power is in the business of harvesting power from walking.  We are currently generating on average 12 Watts of power from walking on mixed terrain. The current intended markets are military.  Future applications will be for the first-responders,  professionals in the back country, and consumers.



Bragging rights
144 Km bike ride that nearly killed me, 74 at Seymour Golf Club
Education
  • University of Western Ontario
    MBA, 1982 - 1984
  • University of British Columbia
    Microbiology, 1977 - 1981
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