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Pressure Sentinel

Pressure Sentinel’s automatic tire inflation system solves the problem of under inflated tires - a $50 billion under-served market.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Piedmont, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2008
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

CleanTechOpen transportation winner, Pressure Sentinel has developed an automatic tire inflation system that solves the problem of chronic tire under-inflation. The trucking industry loses billions of dollars every year in terms of gas, tires, and tire related maintenance. Our SATIS solves this problem by maintaining a tires optimum air pressure, saving trucking companies $9,300 per truck over three years and pays for itself within 6-7 months.


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    Anthony Waitz

    Anthony Waitz's background spans many technologies from software to semiconductors to industrial control to nanotechnology and clean tech. During his 25 years in high-tech he has designed numerous successful devices spanning from high-energy physics accelerator control to semiconductor circuits used in over 100 million ICs. Anthony has also started two successful companies, one which was sold to an industry leader and the other which is still o

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    Brett Eigenbrode

    Brett Eigenbrode, one of Pressure Sentinel’s founders, is the inventor of the Pressure Sentinel technology. He graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and received an MBA from Pepperdine University. As a Design Engineer with the Kavlico Corporation, he developed sensors for the automotive, industrial and medical industries.

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    James Wong

    James Wong has over 20 years of corporate finance and management experience, including having been CFO of Fruehauf Trailer Corporation and also the General Manager of one of its manufacturing plants. James is the founder of Armory Consulting Co., which provides corporate restructuring and related consulting services. He has a BA from UCLA and an MS in Management from Stanford University.

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    Lance Kawamoto

    Lance Kawamoto, one of Pressure Sentinel's founders, has over ten years of experience launching and building start-ups. He sold his last venture, ADM Software, in 2006. ADM software is a market leader in behavioral educational programs. Prior experience includes working as a strategic planner for IBM and in US Congressional politics. Lance has a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University and a MBA from Pepperdine University.

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    David Laubie

    David Laubie is a tire expert with over 35 years of experience working for Bridgestone Tires. He retired in 2009 as the company's North America's Vice President of Tire Engineering. He is currently an active participant in The Technology Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Association (ATA). He was the Vice Chair of S2, the Tire and Wheel group for over 15 years and held numerous group Chairmanships.


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