Mr. Steve Araiza is a co-founder of 908 Devices and serves as Director of Software. He has over 15-years of software engineering and architecture experience. He has delivered products in such diverse applications as medical devices, and distributed software systems however, he has particular expertise in all aspects of handheld analytical tools. Steve has led design and implementation of the software architecture for multiple analytical handheld product platforms. This work spanned design, architecture, embedded systems and user interface from concept through implementation. In addition, Steve has consulted on and delivered software solutions for over 25 companies including Ahura Scientific, Adaptive Optics, Agilent, Light Lab Imaging (now St. Jude Medical), Raytheon and Philips Medical. Steve earned his B.S.E.E from California State University.