Jon Lowy


Auckland, New Zealand


Mechanical Engineer


Jon Lowy, at 59, is a dynamic professional with a rich background. He's an engineer, scientist, team leader, and writer. From the UK to New Zealand, Jon's earned degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Smart Materials. Over 30 years, he's worked in diverse areas: robotics, audio tech, marine instruments, machine tools, advanved sensors and medical devices. Beyond engineering, Jon worked in oil and gas exploration and even became a high school teacher. He's always been involved in tech business growth. Today, he leads a family investment office in New Zealand and writes on engineering topics. Amid all this, he's a proud dad to a one-year-old. Jon's journey is a blend of passion and versatility, and he's always on the move.

Latest Posts

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