Chad’s unique background combines entrepreneurship in the record industry with technical experience in the medical device industry. As a founder of the record label Ultrasound Recordings and former owner and operator of Toronto-based record pressing plant Acme Vinyl, Chad carries firsthand experience of the challenges that have plagued record pressing over the last decade. After closing Acme in 2007, he put his biomedical and software engineering education to use at the Toronto-based medical device start-up Sentinelle Medical Chad has a rare vision of both the solutions desperately needed by pressing facilities around the world and what it takes to deliver them.
Rob brings 15 years of product development, leadership, and customer service experience in the medical device and office equipment industries. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Toronto. At medical device company Sentinelle Medical, he supported the company’s rise to and aggressive growth company, managed product teams, and oversaw partnerships with global corporations such as GE Healthcare. Rob gained a strong understanding of business operations, finances and planning while supporting the integration of Sentinelle into Hologic. When that same medical business later divested from Hologic, he led the team responsible for incorporating the operation into a division of Philips Healthcare.
James has honed his entrepreneurial spirit and versatility by spending nine years in product development roles with fast-paced, innovative companies, including Research In Motion/ BlackBerry, Sentinelle Medical, and Automation Tooling Systems. His career spans the medical device, advanced automated machinery, automotive multi-stage tool and die, and mobile handset industries. Backed by his professional experience and a University of Waterloo degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in mechatronics, he knows what it takes to commercialize new products in any market.
Michael’s passion lies in the design and production of dynamic mechanisms and machinery, and his education and career reflect that dedication. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering specializing in the design of machinery. Following that he obtained a master’s degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo. For eight years, he worked to bring complex medical devices from initial design to production as a senior mechanical designer at Sentinelle Medical and mechanical engineering manager at Profound Medical. These devices included high precision device positioning systems, lightweight patient supports, sophisticated high-energy ultrasound applicators, and more, all operating within an environment of highly magnetic fields (Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI).
As a Mechanical Engineering Technologist, Dylan's eight years of professional experience have been with innovative start-up companies, cultivating his experience in developing concepts and assimilating technologies to produce and support an array of mechanically-based products. He began his career in the medical device industry and has participated in the entire product life cycle, including designing, machining and testing prototypes, sourcing and working closely with suppliers, developing field service and support procedures, gathering data for design improvement, and providing bespoke service support to a large customer base.
Dietrich has been a professional musician, sound designer and audio engineer for almost two decades. From playing gigs as a teenager in the early 90s to DJing at international electronic dance music events, releasing recordings on both vinyl and CD formats, and doing remixing work and audio mastering, his track record is diverse. He owns and operates the company Complete Mastering, which provides services heavily geared towards vinyl records with lacquer cutting services in-house. Complete Mastering is also home to the vinyl-based record label Complete Distribution. His decades in the industry and strong relationships with pressing plants around the globe give him an insider perspective on the vinyl record pressing business.
Viryl Technologies is an emerging innovation company. We're looking for energetic, driven, technically savvy individuals with an enthusiasm for music to join our growing team. Learn more about career opportunities by reading the following job postings.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Due to the volume of applications we receive only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Positions Currently Availble:
As a member of the highly motivated Engineering team at Viryl, the Systems Engineer will work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment with the primary responsibility of managing software/hardware integration throughout the product lifecycle from concept prototype to full-scale production to challenges that arise with fielded product.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Production Manager will be responsible for co-ordinating the Production, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing Engineering teams, including scheduling manufacturing activities to fulfill customer orders and forecasted demand.