Blake McGowan, Director of Research for Humantech, leads the Ergonomics Research group to incorporate the latest technical and scientific data into Humantech’s software solutions. He also consults with academia to transfer the latest research knowledge into the Humantech approach, systems, assessment methods, and guidelines. Prior to this role, Blake was a managing consultant, overseeing large-scale ergonomics initiatives for clients across numerous industries.
Blake received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and a Master of Science degree in Biomechanics from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. Blake has achieved recognition as a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), and is a member of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). He is a past officer of the AIHA Ergonomics Committee.