What my Customers are Saying…….
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“I started working with David over 5 years ago to help Gore develop the next generation test and automation systems. David has the unique ability to translate research and product requirements into solutions that meet our technical and business objectives. He is willing to ask tough questions and look for simpler, better solutions. He used his expertise and critical thinking skills to deliver realistic, achievable solutions that addressed our key priorities. David would be a great addition to any team.” May 9, 2012 – Global Technology Leader, W.L. Gore & Associates
“Dave Knieriem has always supported our teams in finding creative and affordable solutions to our toughest problems. He is responsive and follows up as promised in addressing requirements for our customers. Dave’s teams have provided design as well as high and low volume production, integration and logistics of both mechanical and electrical designs. These have been built to ours and customer (military) specifications repeatedly with outstanding results. Our team’s reputation has been furthered with our customers through using Dave and his team. Dave is definitely someone you can depend on and will be used whenever and wherever we can.” April 6, 2012 – Principal Architect, Federal Services – Dell Inc
“I have worked with David a couple of times; first at Deaton Engineering and then later at his Business Development firm. David managed financial, technical, and business relationships between HeatGenie and Deaton Engineering. He helped us move our technology from scientists working in the lab to an engineered solution. David became intimately familiar with HeatGenie and our product. He understood our pain points and our product roadmap. I worked with David to define the scope of work, develop budgets, and schedules. He was able to define the product and company objectives in a way that could be clearly communicated to our outsourced engineering team. David did a great job resolving complex issues in creative and effective ways. I would encourage any company that wants to develop a product to contact David to help them successfully manage the process.” March 30, 2012 – CEO & Founder, HeatGenie
HeatGenie is an Austin based packaging technology startup developing a revolution in consumer convenience by adding self-heating functionality to food and beverage packaging.
“I have been working with David for the past year to bring our medical device to market. David has gone above and beyond to help make this happen. Early on he attended investor presentations to lend technical creditably to our team. David has been an instrumental team member in managing the development process. I would recommend David Knieriem to any team that needs to bridge the technical and finance gap.” April 20, 2012 – VP Business Development & Interim CEO, MedHab LLC
MedHab is a startup medical device company developing a new patent pending technology affording medical care prescribers (Orthopedic Surgeon and/or physical therapist) the ability to customize the rehabilitation protocol to meet each patient’s needs.
“David Knieriem was a pleasure to collaborate with. I worked with David on the Dell Pediatric Research Institute lab validation project. During the project David worked diligently to understand our issues and develop appropriate solutions. He was instrumental in aligning the goals between, DDI, DPRI, and engineering. I would recommend David for any company that needs to implement complex regulated projects.” June 1, 2012 – Director, Drug Dynamics Institute – The University of Texas at Austin
The Drug Dynamics Institute (DDI) is a collaborative research center, bringing together extensive scientific expertise and experience. DDI provides novel and innovative solutions in the modeling, evaluation, and development of therapeutically active agents utilizing state of the art translational research to solve complex disease and healthcare issues.
“I have worked with David Knieriem on several new product launches with two different companies. Together we have worked through obstacles to arrive at solutions to meet our business goals. David takes on client issues and makes them his own. He understands the engineering, design for manufacturing, distribution channels, end user, and the economics of successful product development. David is a true professional who possesses top-notch technical, organizational, and marketing skills.” December 21, 2010 – Director of Operations & Finance, Uneka Concepts, Inc
Uneka is an innovative product development company that specializes in packaging solutions.
“Dave has been great to work with as my firm moves forward with a large infrastructure and technology development effort. He has been responsive and easy to work with during a long and tedious process of vetting ideas and concepts. I highly recommend Dave as a business colleague.” June 22, 2012 – Assistant Director, Texas Transportation Institute – Texas A&M University System
The Texas Transportation Institute, a member of The Texas A&M University System, creates solutions to the problems and challenges facing all modes of transportation.
“I’ve been involved in many projects over the years w/ Dave. Mr. Knieriem is an unparalleled “straight shooting” sales guy that knows the ins and outs of his business sector like no other. What makes DK a true force– is the time and energy he spends getting to know his clients business needs/goals and how DEI can serve them in the most efficient manner. He’s a pretty darn good golfer too.” January 2, 2010 – Creative Director/Partner, Fosforus
Fosforus is a full-service creative marketing, web design, and advertising company based in Austin, Texas. They help companies launch products, attract prospects, generate leads, shorten sales cycles, integrate media, and measure performance.