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Tempo Automation is an electronics manufacturer that specializes in prototyping and low-volume production of printed circuit board assemblies (PSBAs). The company develops and deploys a proprietary software-driven manufacturing platform in its smart factory that combines data, analytics, and automation to enable rapid hardware development. Its key customers include companies in aerospace, medical technology, industrial technology, and other industries.
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings3
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)115(+5%)
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Key People/Management at Tempo Automation

Joy Weiss

Joy Weiss

President and CEO
Bill Schmitt

Bill Schmitt

Chief Revenue Officer
Ryan Benton

Ryan Benton

Chief Financial Officer
Ralph Richart

Ralph Richart

Vice President of Operations
Dawn Sprague

Dawn Sprague

Vice President of People
Jeff Kowalski

Jeff Kowalski

Chief Product Officer
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Tempo Automation Office Locations

Tempo Automation has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
2460 Alameda St, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
1500 Michigan St, San Francisco
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Tempo Automation Financials and Metrics

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Tempo Automation total Funding

$74.6 m

Tempo Automation latest funding size

$45 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Tempo Automation investors

Tempo Automation's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $45 m. In total, Tempo Automation has raised $74.6 m. Tempo Automation's latest valuation is reported to be $200 m.
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Tempo Automation News and Updates

Tempo Automation Names Mattias Cedergren Chief Manufacturing Officer

Former Flex VP brings deep industry expertise to innovative electronics manufacturing company

Tempo Automation to Attend DesignCon 2021 on August 17-18

Innovate faster with a software-accelerated manufacturing platform at the premier electronics design conference Innovate faster with a software-accelerated manufacturing platform at the premier electronics design conference

Tempo Automation raises $45 million to rapidly prototype printed circuit boards

San Francisco-based startup Tempo Automation, which manufactures printed circuit boards, has raised $45 million in capital to scale its operations.

Tempo Automation raises $45M Series C for its turnkey circuit board manufacturing solution

Tempo Automation, a San Francisco-based startup that helps shorten the time from prototype to production for electronics manufacturers, announced today that it has raised a $45 million Series C led by returning investor Point72 Ventures. The round also includes new investor Lockheed Martin and exist…

Tempo Automation Blogs

Nine PCB Layout Mistakes that Can Delay Your Build and How to Avoid Them

Engineers and PCBA designers used to routinely create designs for their boards without knowing who would be building them or what equipment and processes they utilized. This black box process where the designer was locked out of manufacturing and the CM was completely absent from the design process …

What Are the Key PCB Assembly Cost Drivers for Your EMS Project?

What seems to elevate the blood pressure of many executives are the dreaded unknowns—especially costs that are difficult to quantify. For example, it is not a simple matter to compare or balance quality and celerity. Nevertheless, the ability to accurately relate value to various factors that drive …

5 PCB Design Strategies to Prepare for Global Electronic Component Shortages

For many of us, the oil shortages of the 1970s are simply historical footnotes. For those who lived through it, however, the long lines and high gas prices that were commonplace created significant disruptions with effects that reverberate to the present. For example, the current proliferation of re…

Why PCB Effective Thermal Conductivity Is Critical for Aerospace Applications

Space is arguably the most hazardous environment for PCBAs and electronic systems. This includes launch and deployment for orbital vehicles such as scale satellites and CubeSats. For interplanetary spacecraft, atmospheric exit and reentry only exacerbate the environmental challenges these systems mu…

The Ultimate Design Guide to Standard PCB Sizes & Specs

Today, electronic circuit boards are virtually everywhere. Any device or system that utilizes electricity, especially from a standalone or off-grid source like a battery, will likely also contain a PCBA for signal processing, power distribution, control or some other functionality. In fact, the lead…

How to Get a Quick Turnaround PCB Assembly without Sacrificing Quality

Does it seem at times that everyone is preparing to audition for the sequel to Top Gun? An often-quoted line from the film, “I feel the need…the need for speed,” apparently is contagious. Of course, speed can provide an advantage. For example, delivering faster than your competition can certainly ai…
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Tempo Automation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Tempo Automation founded?

    Tempo Automation was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Tempo Automation key executives?

    Tempo Automation's key executives are Joy Weiss, Bill Schmitt and Ryan Benton.

  • How many employees does Tempo Automation have?

    Tempo Automation has 115 employees.

  • Who are Tempo Automation competitors?

    Competitors of Tempo Automation include MacroFab, Mijnsbergen and Tavrida Electric.

  • Where is Tempo Automation headquarters?

    Tempo Automation headquarters is located at 2460 Alameda St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Tempo Automation offices?

    Tempo Automation has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Tempo Automation have?

    Tempo Automation has 2 offices.