Mischa Steiner-Jovic


Mischa Steiner-Jovic is the founder and CEO of Awesense. Mischa brings product development and management experience in the embedded electronics, wireless, and software industries. Prior to starting Awesense, Mischa held various engineering and project management roles in companies such as ECO Fuel Systems, Newpoint Thermal and the Okanagan Research & Innovation Centre.
Mischa is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry conferences, university programs and government events on the smart grid and the innovation potential of technology to transform business and society. Previously, he also represented Awesense as a voting and participating member during the inception of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) led by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and an active volunteer at Science World to encourage school children to pursue careers in math, science, and engineering.
Mischa holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria and Wireless, Electronics, Engineering Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology after leaving a Ph.D path at Simon Fraser University in Mathematics.
When he’s not leading Awesense forward Mischa is enjoying being a new dad and still finds (some) time for his other passions; hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding.

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