Jacob Beningo is an independent consultant who specializes in microcontroller-based embedded systems. He has advised, coached, and developed systems across multiple industries, including the automotive, defense, industrial, medical, and space sectors. Jacob enjoys working with companies to help them develop and improve their processes and skill sets. He publishes a monthly newsletter, Embedded Bytes, and blogs for publications about embedded system design techniques and challenges. Jacob holds bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering, physics, and mathematics from Central Michigan University and a master's degree in space systems engineering from the University of Michigan.