About - Great Scott Gadgets

Great Scott Gadgets


Great Scott Gadgets puts open source tools into the hands of innovative people.

Everything we produce at Great Scott Gadgets is open source, including all our hardware designs, software, and educational content. Our goal is to enable you to do things nobody has done before. We do that by building innovative hardware and software tools and by educating the community both online and through industry events. Most importantly, we support the community by releasing all of our work under open source licenses.

Stay up to date with the latest information from Great Scott Gadgets by checking out the blog posts on our website, subscribing to the GSG-announce mailing list, and following @GSGlabs on Twitter.

The Great Scott Gadgets Team

Michael Ossmann is the founder and CTO of Great Scott Gadgets. Mike does most of the hardware design for GSG products, and he frequently speaks about wireless communication security and other research at information security conferences around the world. Follow Michael Ossmann on Mastodon.

Elizabeth Hendrex is the COO and CEO of Great Scott Gadgets. She oversees the processes that are essential to running the business operations at Great Scott Gadgets. Her leadership and hands-on approach help with financial oversight, process improvements, logistics coordination, and people management. She has been an integral part of helping GSG grow since joining the team in 2016.

Taylor Streetman is the Manufacturing Engineer for Great Scott Gadgets. Taylor is an avid maker and fixer of things. A lifetime of being curious about how things work has lead Taylor on a labyrinthine course to a career in electronics. His previous careers have had him working with a wide variety of materials including wood, metal, concrete, snow, and custard. Taylor began working with electronics in earnest when he was a ski lift mechanic.

Jacob Graves is one of our software engineers. He graduated from CU Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Mike Walters is a software and hardware engineer, mainly working on development of software-defined radio tools. Follow Mike Walters on Mastodon.

Straithe (Brittany Postnikoff) is our open source technical community manager. She is the first point of contact for technical inquiries, GitHub issues, social media, events, and anything else related to the Great Scott Gadgets community. Follow straithe on Mastodon.

Martin Ling is an engineer who specialises in R&D projects that mix electronics design, software engineering, mathematics, and other disciplines. He is working on product development and support for GSG, particularly on tackling issues that cross multiple layers of the stack. When not working he can often be found messing about in boats.

Antoine van Gelder is a software engineer, electronics hobbyist and musician who likes to build beautiful things that make the world a better place. He works on new product development and developer experience for Great Scott Gadgets. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, video games and spending time with his family. Follow Antoine on Mastodon.

Diego Hurtado is an engineer focused on DSP and embedded systems, mostly working on product development for Great Scott Gadgets. Passionate about learning, he loves to dive into the low-level details. Outside of work, Diego enjoys travelling, spending time with friends/family and spoiling his cat.