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Product Realization & Entrepreneurial Journeys: From the Ridiculous to the Remarkable

April 25, 2013

The Industry Leaders Series SIG presents…

D&K Engineering has developed and/or manufactured 100’s of products for its clients in the medical, military and commercial spaces. Come hear from D&K about their own entrepreneurial journey, their thoughts about why product development efforts succeed or fail, and how you can leverage D&K’s experiences in your own Product Realization endeavors.

One of D&K’s most notable local partnerships is with San Diego based company, ecoATM. The result of their collaboration was a highly successful product development cycle, completed in record time. To read more about D&K Engineering and ecoATM’s partnership, click here.

Watch the CBS network news report on EcoATM here: Machine offers instant cash for old cell phones

Alex Kunczynski
Co-Founder & President,
D&K Engineering

As a co-founder and the President of D&K Engineering, Alex Kunczynski is responsible for the business strategy, go-to-market initiatives and revenue growth for D&K Engineering’s engineering and manufacturing services. Alex also oversees the day-to-day engineering services operations. Prior to co-founding D&K Engineering, Alex spent several years at Hewlett Packard as a Manufacturing Development Engineer. While at HP, Alex had various technical responsibilities including; manufacturing tooling development, process control systems, software development, process manufacturing optimization, supplier management and strategic vendor development. Prior to HP, Alex worked in the ski-lift and transportation industry as a mechanical engineer and project manager. Alex serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Squaw Valley USA and several other technology start-ups. Fluent in French, Spanish and some Polish, Alex graduated from Stanford University in 1994 with a BSME and in 1995 from Stanford University with a MSME with an emphasis in Mechatronics and Smart Product Design.
Thursday, April 25th 2013TIME:
5:30PM Registration/Networking/Refreshments
6:00PM Program Begins
7:30PM Program EndsLOCATION:
12790 El Camino Real  
San Diego, CA 92130COST:
Pre-Registration:(Please pre-register by noon on 4/24/13)
$10.00 – CommNexus Sponsor
$20.00 – Non-Sponsor
FREE –  Mentor Sponsor

At the Door:
$20.00 – CommNexus Sponsor
$30.00 – Non-Sponsor
FREE –  Mentor Sponsor

Students, Military & Press: FREE

Questions?Contact Brittany Bjerke at


April 25, 2013
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