Mike Perkins is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Cardinal Peak, a specialized contract engineering firm that assists companies in bringing embedded products to market.

Perkins has more than 28 years of experience in research, algorithm development, system design, engineering management, executive management, and board of directors membership.

He has founded three companies and has served as an adjunct professor at the Colorado School of Mines. He has authored more than 15 publications and has 10 patents to his name.


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

MS, Statistics, Stanford University

MS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas