Karl Winkler

Co-Founder and Advisor Cometeer at Cometeer

Karl Winkler has a diverse work experience in various industries. Karl is currently the CTO and Co-Founder of Everybody Cleanup, where they focus on sustainable production practices and the development of consumer and commercial products. Prior to that, they worked as an Advisor and Co-Founder at the same company.

Before joining Everybody Cleanup, Karl was a Consultant at WEP ENGINEERING in 2021. From 2015 to 2020, they held multiple roles at Cometeer, including Co-Founder and Advisor, Chief Innovation Officer, VP Engineering, and Co-Founder, and Senior Vice President of Engineering and Co-Founder. At Cometeer, their work involved developing environmentally responsible delivery systems and introducing a recyclable beverage capsule.

In 2003, Karl founded Ascension Advising, where they offered engineering, design, and support services for product development and innovation. Karl was also involved in IP development, support, and defense consulting. Additionally, they served as an Advisor at Tender Food, where they helped scale the program for plant-based meat products.

Earlier in their career, Karl worked as the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Schawbel Technologies LLC, where they focused on developing wearable and cordless consumer/commercial products. Karl also served in various engineering roles at WikiFoods, Inc. and AeroDesigns, Inc.

In 2010, Karl was the Vice President of Engineering at MooBella, Inc., where they redesigned the automated ice cream factory. Prior to that, they were the Director of Research at Keurig, Inc., where they managed a research team and focused on sustainable product design.

Overall, Karl Winkler has a strong background in engineering, product development, and innovation across multiple industries.

Karl Winkler obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Technology from Northeastern University, from the years 1982 to 1994. There is no information provided regarding any additional certifications or qualifications.


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  • Co-Founder and Advisor Cometeer

    November, 2020 - present

  • Chief Innovation Officer, VP Engineering and Co Founder

    July, 2017

  • Senior Vice President Engineering and CoFounder

    November, 2015

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