Nov 2012 – Innovative Algorithms founded in the garage of Jay Chesnut in San Diego, CA.
Dec 2012 – IA enters negotiations for exclusive licensing of innovative world-class sensor technology.
Mar 2013 – Z-Microsystems offers support and use of its facilities.
Apr 2013 – Completes negotiations for exclusive licensing and starts plan for first technology build.
May 2013 – Establishes strategic relationship with technology firm and moves into facilities. Seaport-e proposal submitted.
Jun 2013 – First product development begins.
Jul 2013 – First product successfully produced.
Aug 2013 – Innovative Algorithms submits proposals to the US Army and Navy for its security systems.
Sep 2013 – IA misses proposals – one by less than 3 percent. Crap. Team is emboldened by the near misses. Technical debriefs validate the superior technical approach, but award is based on Low Priced Technically Acceptable.
Oct 2013 – Back to the drawing board – IA continues R&D into mechanical, electro-mechanical, electronic and algorithm development.
Nov 2013 – Innovative Algorithms notified of Seaport-e contract award.
Dec 2013 – Received request to furnish components for MIT LL testing of IA security systems in support of DHS.
Jan 2014 – Seaport-e contract award documents received.
Mar 2014 – In collaboration with technology partner, company develops RF switch matrix technology.
May 2014 – Company submits BAA proposal for RF “Smart Switch” development.
Jun 2014 – Rick “Rowdy” St. John officially joins Innovative Algorithms as Chief Operating Officer.
Aug 2014 – Team begins work on next generation sensor technology.
Sep 2014 – Agathe Lee joins the team as Design Engineer.
Oct 2014, Dec 2014, Jan 2015, & Mar 2015 – Team goes into the field to collect real world data to support IA’s next generation sensor technology development.
Mar 2015 – IA conducts field testing from coast to coast to capture data in various conditions and terrain.
Apr 2015 – IA hires UCSD Computer Science intern; team is growing.
May 2015 – Experienced QA former Engineering LDO and Chief joins team.
July 2015 – IA becomes certified as a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) and Small Business (SB) with the state of California.
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