Joseph Lakner

Systems Engineer

Joseph Lakner joined the CERTUS Food Safety team in 2019 as a Systems Engineer.  Mr. Lakner is responsible for the sustaining engineering activities for the CERTUS Detection Unit, as well as product and process improvements, managing software enhancements and supporting the CERTUS Field Service team.  Prior to joining CERTUS, Mr. Lakner started his career with Ircon Incorporated, a manufacturer of infrared thermometers and infrared systems. There he held several R&D and engineering roles including manager for the Specials Department, responsible for the redesign and modifications of existing product lines. He then joined Knowles Electronics, a manufacturer of MEMS microphones and receivers used in hearing aid and cell phone technologies, as a Senior Applications Engineer supporting the design and application of new model releases.  Before joining CERTUS, Mr. Lakner worked for medical device manufacturer Hollister Incorporated, as a Senior Electrical Engineer and Senior Sustaining Engineer. Mr. Lakner earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.



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