Dave Bashford

Dave is a professional applied technologies developer, electro-mechanical designer and prototyping specialist with over 30 years experience in the innovation business. He provides robust practical solutions and an entrepreneurial approach to concept creation and refinement, to detailed design and engineering, prototyping, testing, and evaluation.

Prior to joining LaserMotive, Dave served as Technical Associate in R&D at Philips Oral Healthcare/Sonicare where he managed the operation of the Innovation & Development laboratory and provided prototyping and failure analysis expertise during the development of Sonicare’s resonant drive system based product line – Flexcare.

Dave’s other development work includes Laboratory management, electro-mechanical and computer systems design, and product development at Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) throughout Coinstar’s start-up phase through IPO.

In the lab, on the shop floor, and in the field, operational excellence keeps you in the game. Innovation excellence lets you win it. Dave knows that these two elements are equally important. His inspiration is driven by a unique understanding of the relationship between man and technology in pursuit of new systems and products. Dave focuses on helping teams solve the many difficult engineering problems involved in creating world class, producible products.