Blaine Bateman is President of EAF LLC, a consultancy in strategy, market analysis, technology due diligence, and related areas, and has over 20 years international experience. He graduated in ChE w/Special Honors from the University of Colorado, later receiving a Professional Certificate in Quality Management also from CU, a Certificate in Integrated Strategic Planning from Caltech, a Certificate with Distinction in Game Theory from Stanford (MOOC) and completing a Professional Course in Strategy Development at Washington University in St. Louis.
Following ten years in government research and management (Deputy Director, National Measurement Laboratory (US DoC NIST) and Chief, Chemical Engineering Division of NIST), he worked at several start-ups, then 13 years with Laird Technologies, a global specialty electronics firm. Prior to forming EAF, he was VP Strategic Markets, VP Strategic Business Dev., and Global VP of Marketing with Laird. He has experience in Electronics, Automotive, Wireless, Instruments, and Cryogenics. His skills include Strategy, Business Development, Engineering, Product Development, Quality Management, Operations, and RF Technology. Over his career, he has received 18 patents in Chemical Instruments, Antennas, and RF Design.
Earlier this year paralyzed IndyCar drive Sam Schmidt did the seemingly impossible -- opening the qualifying rounds at Indy by driving a modified Corvette C7 Stingray around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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This year, Design News is getting a head start on the Fourth of July celebration. In honor of our country and its legacy of engineering innovation -- in all of its forms -- we are taking you on an alphabetical tour through all 50 states to showcase interesting engineering breakthroughs and historically significant events.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.