Frances Brunelle of Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers hosts the WAM podcast and interviews Dawn White, the founder and CEO of Perisense Inc., based in Ann Arbour Michigan. Perisense is a company that manufactures sensors to deliver performance and productivity data from legacy manufacturing assets and convert it into actionable intelligence to improve quality and results. Dawn shares with on how she started Perisense Inc. and how the company is working towards making things like the industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things more accessible to small mid-size manufacturing businesses, particularly those that operate a fair number of legacy manufacturing systems. So stay tuned, you don’t want to miss out!
Meet Our Guest, Dawn White
Flexible, innovative scientist, engineer and leader with a continuous record of successfully managing teams to ideate, develop and commercialize novel and disruptive technologies in organizations of various sizes and missions. Skilled at product and business model development, and aligning objectives and budgets for innovation efforts. Founder or co-founder of four companies, invented and brought to market the Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing process, developed IP strategies and have been awarded 32 US and foreign patents. Experienced in government, large and small business, academia, and building and leading industry/government/academia teams. Strong technical background in materials science, mechanical engineering, manufacturing, additive manufacturing/3D printing and clean technology. Teaches Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan. PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign BS, MS Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.