Lunch and Learn-How to get your product made-Fundamentals of Manufacturing & Prototypes

About This Event

Learn about manufacturing and how to move your product from concept to reality.

We will discuss:

  • Working with manufacturers; design, prototyping, and manufacturability;
  • Common misconceptions about prototypes and manufacturing.

This session will offer tips on what you can do to get your product built successfully.

This is a brown-bag lunch event so bring your own lunch! Soft drinks and water will be provided. This workshop is free – but you do need to register!

Our presenter:

Simon is the Director of Business Development for Sierra Peaks Tibbetts, a boutique engineering and manufacturing firm serving government, large corporations, and the entrepreneurial community. In that capacity, Simon is responsible for developing and maintaining the strategic relationships with Sierra Peaks Tibbetts partners and customers and is heavily involved in sales and marketing.

Before joining the company, Simon was a special agent in the Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service for 11 years. In that role, he investigated federal cases of passport fraud, visa fraud, and potential espionage, protected two Secretaries of State, the President of Afghanistan, the Dalai Lama, and other dignitaries, and managed security programs at American embassies in China and Serbia. Simon has experience in business development, program management, diplomacy, security, investigations and business operations. His educational background includes a BA in political science and MBA focused in marketing from the University of New Mexico, as well as a MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.


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Event Details

Date: May 23

Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

FatPipe ABQ

200 Broadway Blvd Ne Albuquerque, NM 87102

The BioScience Center

We are inspired by the principles outlined in “The Rainforest: The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley” by Victor W. Hwang and Greg Horowitt, noted Venture Capitalists (Los Altos: Regenwald 2012)

5901 Indian School Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 200-9500

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