Longview Advisors’ Founder and Principal Consultant is Dr. David Prawel. We often tap into our worldwide network to bring additional domain experts into projects when required.
Dr. David Prawel has enjoyed a 35+ year career as an entrepreneur, consultant and educator in 3D technology and digital product development. As an entrepreneur, he helped build 6 startup companies, with one successful IPO and one in the works. As a consultant, he provides insight and advice about 3D hardware and software technology to manufacturers and software companies around the world. As a speaker and author, he has published dozens of articles and presented at many international conferences on a wide range of topics involving 3D technology in digital product development, 3D printing, and design/manufacturing collaboration. As an educator, he teaches Advanced/Additive Manufacturing Engineering at Colorado State University, at both Graduate and Undergraduate levels. Dr. Prawel earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Buffalo, and a Ph.D. from Colorado State University in Biomedical Engineering. He is currently on the Research Faculty in Mechanical Engineering at CSU, where he researches biomaterials. He also recently founded a community-access center for 3D printing and 3D scanning (www.idea2product.net).