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Kerry Chin

Managing Partner

Kerry founded Altimus in 2008, after leading design teams and managing product development and manufacturing for both private and publicly held technology companies. He oversees all external and internal projects and gets particular satisfaction out of collaborating and mentoring clients in startup strategy and entrepreneurship.

Kerry holds a B.Eng. Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Communications and Signal Processing from the University of Victoria, a Diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music, and is an active business mentor for the MBA program at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University.

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Bruce Fitz-Earle

Partner, Principal Industrial Designer

Bruce delights in solving design challenges by leveraging his creativity, life experiences and mechanical intuition to create innovations that truly differentiate products from their competition. His portfolio includes nearly two decades of work in a wide range of fields including industrial and consumer products, sports equipment, clean-tech, alternative energy, professional audio, digital signage and furniture and apparel.

Bruce holds a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Victoria, a Masters in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary, and draws on his early training and travels as an industrial designer working in Japan, and travelling throughout Asia and Australia to inspire and inform his work today.

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Miroslav Kuzmanovic

partner, Principal Engineer

Miroslav has over twenty years of experience in analog, digital and embedded system design for telecommunications, wireless communications, industrial and consumer applications. His latest work includes developing the Altimus ARM Core Processing Modules which went into production in Q1 2014, powering digital signage, automotive, and telematics products.

Miroslav holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. When he is not working, he enjoys reading, opera and the arts, and outdoor activities including mountaineering, skiing, diving. Miroslav has a black belt in karate.

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Michelle Leung

VP Finance

With an extensive background in fast-paced, high volume contract manufacturing and production coordination, Michelle brings essential skills to Altimus Operations and Supply Chain management.

Michelle holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her previous positions include Senior Program Supervisor with global Top 50 Electronics Manufacturing Services providers such as VTech Communications Ltd. and Computime Limited.

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Devin Huang

Industrial Designer

Devin is an industrial designer passionate about all aspects of product and experience design. With experiences at design consultancies in the US and Scandinavia, he enjoys uncovering research insights and opportunities and transforming them into viable strategies, concepts, and products.

Originally from Taiwan, Devin has a B.Sc. in Product Design from the Art Center College of Design in California and a previous B.ASc. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of British Columbia.

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Shawn Stevenson

Senior Software Engineer

Shawn has twenty years of experience in embedded systems, digital signal processing, and real-time systems. A large focus of his work involved algorithm development for speech processing and recognition, telephony, and audio processing applications. His career experience includes working for both startups and established corporations, including HotHaus Technologies, Broadcom Corporation and Malaspina Labs.

Shawn holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters in Engineering from Simon Fraser University.

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Amanda Zhong

Project Manager

Amanda works with select Altimus clients on launch strategy, production planning and overall project execution. She has a deep working background in digital marketing, specifically with software and consumer products, where she conducts online campaigns, develops brand strategies, market research, and marketing strategy testing for lead generation..

Amanda holds a B.A. in Linguistics and a Masters in Global Business from the University of Victoria, with emphasis on leadership and global marketing strategies. She is also the Founder of Kanso Coffee, a boutique designer and manufacturer of highly innovative coffee hardware with several patents pending.

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Jennifer Hiew

Graphic and Digital Designer

With a background in graphic design and illustration, Jennifer designs meaningful visuals and interactions to create pleasurable user experiences and memorable brand identities. She is a creative and avid artist who enjoys engaging with anything related to technology, design, and the arts.

Jennifer studied her B.A. in Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) at Simon Fraser University with a focus on interdisciplinary design and new media. SIAT is an innovative program that prepares its students to generate creative concepts and theories in which to implement new technology, and interpret how these technologies shape the human experience.