Expert in CAD/CAM
ELECTRONIC DESIGN; ELECTRONIC DEVICE. During Expert's career, he has been a founder of six start-up companies, and all involving electronic devices that he has created. He has 25 years of experience designing analog and digital systems for manufacturability and durability, many including communications, microprocessor, and ASIC technology.
CAD/CAM. Expert's career includes the application of CAD/CAM to tool and die design and fabrication processes, as well as the founding of a CAD/CAM company known today as Camax Systems. Today, Expert's company, Perception, Inc., has both mechanical and electronic CAD/CAM systems and uses the technology daily in product design and development.
NUMERICAL CONTROL (N/C). Expert's career includes the application of n/c to tool, die, and product fabrication and the founding of an n/c automation company known today as Intercim Corporation. He has successfully applied n/c to the manufacture of jewelry, printing equipment, and medical devices. He is a past president of the Numerical Control Society, a worldwide group.
ENGINE DESIGN. Expert's experience includes the design and development of diagnostic equipment and concepts for internal combustion engines controlled by electronic systems. A thorough understanding of engine design and emissions is required for what has proven to be one of the most successful engine diagnostic products currently on the market.
PRODUCT DESIGN. Along with 25 years of electronic and mechanical product design for his own interests, there is a ten-year span focused on contract design for the benefit of others. Through the years he has demonstrated a unique ability to creatively apply new technology to the product needs of a business.
PROGRAMMABLE GATE ARRAY; LOGIC. Expert has gained a level of competence in evaluating current market offerings and matching them with potential applications. He has successfully applied several families of PAL's and the Xilinx FPGA to new electronic products.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saint Paul, Minnesota - Rochester, Minnesota - Burnsville, Minnesota - Saint Cloud, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Minnetonka, Minnesota - Eau Claire, Wisconsin
|Year: 1978||Degree:||Subject: Various Technology Continuing Education Courses||Institution: University of Michigan & Wisconsin|
|Year: 1964||Degree: BSIE||Subject: Manufacturing Engineering||Institution: Oklahoma University|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1988 to 1990||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Chairman - Board||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1986 to 1988||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President & CEO||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1983 to 1986||Employer: Undisclsoed||Title: Co-Founder, Vice President of R & D||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1980 to 1983||Employer: Micronix Incorporated (Perception, Inc.)||Title: Founder||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1965 to 1975||Employer: Jostens||Title: Process Research Engineer||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1961 to 1964||Employer: John Roberts Company||Title: Tool & Die Maker||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Associations / Societies|
|He is a long-time member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers/CASA, and was a long time member of the Numerical Control Society and IEEE. He has also been a member of the SME Speakers Directory, and was elected to the founding board of directors for the Arcnet Trade Association (ATA).|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert holds several patents in mechanical, electronic and software concepts. He has published numerous technical papers on computers in manufacturing and engineering design.|