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Our Team

We're a group of engineering and operations professionals who founded GridMatrix to help renew and improve American infrastructure. We’ve worked with cities on projects ranging from laying fiber optic cable to rail transit scheduling.  Our team has also designed, tested, and shipped some of the world’s best-selling consumer electronic products, working on every stage of their development - from initial prototyping through mass production to sale.  Collectively, the GridMatrix team has over 100 years of experience at America’s leading technology companies and holds 22 patents.  We have deep expertise in wireless technology, autonomous vehicles, transportation, cloud based software development, and hardware mass production.


Nicholas D’Andre

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder


Scott Hazard


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Eric Valasek

Vice President of Engineering

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Madison Harris

Customer Success Lead

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Raffi Mesrobian

Senior Data Scientist

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Alejandro Medrano

Cloud Engineer

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Ellee DeGhetto

Business Development Manager

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Mike Areen

Chief Operating Officer

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Darcy Hoellwarth

Chief Legal Officer

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Kyle Pickett

Director of Government Affairs

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Eric Wendt, Ph.D.

Senior Perception Engineer


Steve Wyckoff

Senior Software Engineer

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Justin Lee

Data Scientist

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