Dave is co-founder & CEO of Fictiv, a Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem that pairs AI, Machine Learning, and workflow automation technology with a global network of manufacturers to help hardware developers rapidly design and manufacture products - forever altering the way products are built and brought to market. Dave is an innovative entrepreneur featured as a Forbes contributor and named on their 2017 30 Under 30 list. Most recently he was named as a 2021 Digital Transformation Leader by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). A Global Innovator with the World Economic Forum (WEF) who is part of their Advanced Manufacturing Group, Dave speaks regularly on the topic of digital transformation in manufacturing. Prior to Fictiv, Dave was the first hire at Ford’s Silicon Valley Lab, which is part of Ford's Global Research and Advanced Engineering Division. Dave graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
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