Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, RAK INC has the privilege to leverage the experience of Senior Executives, Program Managers, Engineers, and Designers from multiple disciplines to help develop innovative solutions for our clients. Our multi-disciplined team has been very successful in helping clients achieve their product development goals within conservative time lines and budgets. We believe in an collaborative product development approach that incorporates our teams experience with our clients extensive knowledge. We view ourselves as an extension of our clients in-house resources. We focus our team on the planning and execution stage of a program to help meet schedules and reduce risks associated to product development. We also supply on-demand technical resource to complement any product development resource demand.
Janet Brown has 15+ years managing diverse support teams and supporting successful start-ups launch their products. Janet has been an integral part in supporting the expansion of Zendesk and Brightwheel applications. She is an avid snow skier and loves the excitement of bringing new technologies to the market. Janet is an alumni of University of the Pacific with a BS in Information Systems.
Vince has over 20+ years experience in Mechanical Design and Program Management. While working as a Design Engineer, he helped develop design for Vari-Lite International, Applied Materials, BAE Systems, L3 Applied Technologies and Integrated Materials. He has also supported customers actively manage program financial performance and resource planning efforts. Vince holds two US patents for an automated light and semiconductor support product. Vince is an alumni from Santa Clara University with a BS in Finance.
Richard is a true pillar of RAK, Inc. Richard started RAK Inc. back in 1980. Throughout the years he has helped customers with their electrical power product challenges and helping clients take their product to the next level. Richard has a broad range of experience working across several industries. Richard is an avid skier and sailing captain. In his spare time, Richard enjoys teaching others to sail in the San Francisco Bay. Richard is an alumni of Cal Poly - Pomona and Santa Clara University. Richard holds a BS & MS in Electrical Engineering.
Sheryl represents the glue that holds RAK Inc. together. She has been a integral part in supporting the growth of RAK Inc. and keeping our team on the right track. In her spare time, Sheryl is a Board Member for Palo Alto's Winter Lodge Ice Skating rink in Palo Alto. One of her passions to to bring the excitement of ice skating to the Bay Area community. She also enjoys freehand sketching and traveling the world to visit exotic destinations. Sheryl is an alumni of Cal State Whittier and hold a BA degree in Education.