Meet Josh Laney

Firmware Engineer

The Full-Stack Guy

Josh Laney is a Firmware Engineer at Seatrec. A student of all things computers, Josh has held positions and done research in robotics, space communications, digital arithmetic, and electronic device fabrication. He views engineering as a complex layering of abstractions and makes it his mission to understand the problem at every layer. From the underlying physics to the complex goals of the overall system. This enables him to make informed decisions at the low-level to optimally impact the high-level.

In both his work and his life, Josh is constantly challenging the assumptions of his environment. This has led to a strong sense of exploration and love of travel. Before moving to SoCal, Josh has lived in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and the United Kingdom.

Josh holds an MSc. in Analogue and Digital Integrated Circuit Design from Imperial College London, and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from the University of Virginia.

Working on something big.

Top secret. Nothing I can share yet

On Land and On Sea

Fun facts:

The Appalachians and the Scottish Highlands are part of the same mountain range




Northern Virginia


Exploration, movies, computers, eating food I didn’t cook


Climbing, backpacking, skiing, and a brief career as a pole vaulter


Knowing my right from my left (work in progress)


Summiting the Uhuru peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro

Bucket list:

5 gal, 9 in diameter, .70 mil construction, orange


Annapurna circuit

Dream Job:

Person who puts the stickers on fruit

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

-Alan Kay