Geekwire’s Geek of the Week profiles the characters of Pacific Northwest tech, science, games, innovation, and more. We’re excited to share that First Mode’s Kathleen Hoza was featured this week!

“As a systems engineer with a geology and planetary science background, I am passionate about using engineering innovations to expand the frontiers of human knowledge both on and off the planet,” said Hoza, who studied aerospace engineering at MIT.

Want to work with us? We’re hiring! First Mode draws on the exceptional talent and creativity of its multidisciplinary team to solve the toughest problems on and off the planet. Check out our open positions in Seattle and Perth.