About Us

Founded in 2015, Whirlwind FX's mission is to develop a fully-immersive experience that goes beyond the boundaries of sight and sound. The thrill of the sensation will unlock a new way of playing game, watching videos and experiencing media.

Meet our team.

The Team

Timothy Sun

Founder & CEO

Tim dreams of the most immersive experiences possible. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from Stanford University and has a passion for engineering and mentorship. Tim enjoys hiking, soccer and eating ramen.

MATT GILG

HEAD OF SOFTWARE

Matt is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and has been manipulating analog and digital signals for over 10 years. He has an obsessive passion for clean software, tight design patterns, tiny embedded systems and great audio.

UCHE OMEGARA

HEAD OF HARDWARE

Uche drives mechanical and electronic hardware development at Whirlwind FX. Uche thrives on design, prototyping, building and making products work. Uche holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and enjoys outdoor recreational activities and traveling.

DARREN YUEN

HEAD OF MARKETING

Darren leads marketing efforts and programs at Whirlwind FX. While gaming hardware and consumer tech is his forte, he has successfully executed marketing plans for everything from children’s toys to fintech software. In his spare time he’s an avid Oakland sports fan and fast food aficionado.

Maria Shamuel

Lead Electrical Engineer

She does PCB design, fabrication and product testing. She has a eye for taking products from concept to commercialization specializing in designing boards for manufacturing. She loves podcasts and driving her Mini Cooper.