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Kerdea Technologies

Kerdea’s resistive based technology and MEMS fabrication provides the smallest, lowest power, and least expensive O2 sensor in the world.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Greenville, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2009
  • Employees 7

Company Summary

Kerdea Technologies' sub-miniature O2 sensor meets the tightening global regulatory demand for reduced emissions and improved fuel economy. An increase in small engine utilization of electronic fuel injection (EFI) and closed-loop feedback control systems is now a reality. Our customers are Engine Management Companies responsible for sourcing and implementing these systems to the manufacturers of motorcycle, small engine, marine & automobiles.


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    Douglas M. Carnes

    Doug obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Georgia. He spent 13 years working in marketing, sales, manufacturing and distribution for SmithKline and French laboratories. He founded Carnes Communications Inc. (CCI) in 1984 and led its M&A by HealthAnswers, Inc. in 1998. In 2009, Doug served as CEO of ImmunoLogix, Inc. a biotechnology company leading it through acquisition of its intellectual property from the Medical University of South

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    Ken Fosaaen

    Ken graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University with degrees in Ceramic Engineering and Experimental Statistics. Ken worked for 23 years in the automotive and aerospace industries for Robert Bosch Corporation, Howmet Research Corporation (Alcoa), and Standard Motor Products, serving as Manufacturing Engineer, Sr. Development Engineer, Sr. Design Engineer, Applications Engineer, and Technical Expert. Ken has an expertise in emissions sensors

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    Lloyd A. Pearson
    Ex. V.P. and CFO

    Lloyd holds his Masters degree and is a CPA. Lloyd was a Director, CFO and Senior VP of Operations and Business Development with Cameron & Barkley and Coburg Dairy. Revenues during his tenure grew from $30 million to $700 million and $100 million, respectively. Lloyd also helped found a software company that specialized in warehouse efficiencies and distribution logistics. Most recently, Lloyd served as a Director and Ex VP & CFO of ImmunoLogix,

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    Bob Bartosh
    Ex. V.P. Global Business Development

    Bob is a B.S. degree graduate of Cornell University in Material Science & Engineering. Bob has 25 Years of Engineering / Management - Automotive Sensors; New Product Development; Global Operations Management at TI’s Sensor’s & Controls Group experience. Bob has extensive Asian operational experience having been an Expat 2000-2004 working in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where he was responsible for developing extensive supply chain networking and busine

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    Michael Cavanaugh
    V.P. Regulatory Affairs, Contracts & Licensing

    Mike is a B.S. degree graduate of Union College with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Mike has worked for over 35 years in the automotive and aerospace/military industries for Texas Instruments (TI) and Sensata Technologies (Sensata) serving as Global Commodity Manager, Procurement Manager, Global Oracle & Y2K Systems Manager, New Business Development Manager, Marketing Manager - Aircraft & Military, Production Control Manager, Marketing Progr

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    Takeshi Tanaka
    Senior Consultant

    Tanaka san is a B.S. graduate of Waseda University in Mechanical Engineering. He has served as VP of Sensata Technologies and President of Sensata Technologies Japan. Prior to becoming President, he was General Manager of Asia Business Unit of Texas Instruments M&C Tokyo Business Unit manager. Tanaka san’s earlier career responsibilities included, Engineering /Development manager for Shizuoka, Japan…Automotive/Appliance control where he worked in

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    Nai-Tao Liang
    Ex. V.P. Kerdea Technologies Asia

    Tao is a B.S. graduate from California State University in computer sciences and M.S. graduate from California State University. Tao has 25 years plus of Pacific Operations senior management experience having worked with several multi-national and public listed companies. Tao’s expertise includes managing hi-tech microelectronics and semiconductor manufacturing companies making RFID, automotive sensors, touch pad sensors, fluid and pressure sens


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    David Wilke Wyrick, Robbins, Yates & Pontoon, Raleigh, NC