Demsey Kirkwood is a mechanical/mechatronic engineer. He received his mechanical engineering degree from University of Manitoba and went on straight into mechatronics. He served as a project engineer at Boeing Canada, where he worked on several projects including a robotic arm abrasion cell, a precision robotic milling cell, and an autonomous ground vehicle. His task was developing these concepts into production systems. From this work, he gained field experience in designing, prototyping, and building systems with a wide variety of components including drive mechanisms, electrical enclosures, sensors, and custom mechanical parts. Demsey is currently a mechatronic engineer in the Product Design department at Moose Toys.