Our Approach

SpektreWorks is a engineering services company based in Scottsdale, AZ that specializes in unmanned systems development. We offer creative engineering solutions and fresh ideas. We design and build unmanned systems that revolve around the clients needs. We have a unique approach to our work, founded on precision planning and insight development. We take time out to understand the business objectives and, most importantly, the customer before making recommendations for how we will execute on our strategy. With a resolute commitment to delivering the very best work for our clients, along with our creativity, experience and knowledge, we will continue to build on our position as market leaders in commercial UAS applications.

 

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The Team

The engineering team at SpektreWorks has a combined 35 years’ experience in unmanned systems development and rapid fielding of custom electro-mechanical systems. 


Brad Golding, Aero-Mechanical Engineer

Brad is an Aerospace Engineer out of Arizona State University with over 7 years’ experience in the design, integration and flight test of unmanned systems. He’s held key roles in many successful Department of Defense programs, ranging from project lead engineer to program manager. Most recently he’s managed the development of commercial solutions for industrial inspection aircraft and sensors at the largest unmanned aerial systems manufacturer in North America. Clearance Level: DOD TS/SSBI


Jeremy Wagoner, Mechanical Engineer 

With over a decade of experience in mechanical and systems engineering, Jeremy brings a wealth of knowledge in leading-edge engineering principles and practices with an emphasis in design, testing, and manufacturability.  

Jeremy graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. While in school Jeremy served in the Marine Corps Reserves where he was deployed twice overseas with the 6th Engineering Support Battalion and awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for their role in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He held key roles within the Research and Development Department at Stara Technologies before joining the core engineering team responsible for developing commercial UAS at 3D Robotics. While at 3DR, Jeremy designed mechanical interfaces that allowed for tool less assembly and interchangeable subsystems on industrial inspection aircraft. Clearance Level: DOD Secret


Dan Laks, Electronics Engineer

Dan is an Electronics Engineer, specializing in ground-up electronic systems. He is proficient in advanced circuit design, component selection, multi-layer PCB layout, and firmware development. Dan spent the better part of his career as a guidance, navigation and control expert developing rocket autopilot systems for commercial launch vehicles. He’s a degreed aerospace engineer from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds a private pilot’s license. Clearance Level: DOD Secret


 

David Ingraham, systems ENGINEER

David is a Mechanical Engineer with a systems focused approach to engineering development. By combining his diverse background of skills in mechanical, electrical, and systems engineering, he is able to develop advanced electromechanical systems to satisfy customer needs. David specializes in UAV systems integration, electric propulsion system analysis, and control system development. Previously, David has worked as a systems engineer on the development of UAVs for public safety and military ISR.