Mr. Atkin founded Tiger Innovations in 1997. Before launching Tiger he worked for several aerospace companies designing hardware and software, and architecting space systems for a wide variety of space and defense systems. He specializes in designing very low SWaP, extremely high-functionality systems, which perform a varied array of signal collection and processing functions. He is an expert with embedded software, FPGA, and analog-digital interfaces. He holds a BSEE from Princeton University and a MSEE from the University of Pittsburgh.