About Us

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.


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Dr. David Prawel

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).