#102 Making Solutions Affordable and Accessible Through Perisense Inc., with Dawn White
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Flexible, innovative scientist, engineer and leader with a continuous record of successfully managing teams to ideate, develop and commercialize novel and disruptive technologies in organizations of various sizes and missions. Skilled at product and business model development, and aligning objectives and budgets for innovation efforts. Founder or co-founder of four companies, invented and brought to market the Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing process, developed IP strategies and have been awarded 32 US and foreign patents. Experienced in government, large and small business, academia, and building and leading industry/government/academia teams. Strong technical background in materials science, mechanical engineering, manufacturing, additive manufacturing/3D printing and clean technology. Teaches Entrepreneurship at University of Michigan. PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign BS, MS Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.