Michael Wiegers joined Garmin in 1993 as an electrical engineer, acting as lead engineer in marine, handheld and automotive product design. He has served in a variety of leadership capacities in the consumer electrical, software and mechanical engineering areas during his tenure. Wiegers currently directs the day-to-day operations of the consumer engineering department.
Wiegers earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Kansas State University. Prior to joining Garmin, he served as a hardware and software design engineer for AlliedSignal, participating in the development of communication radios and electronic flight information systems for general aviation.