Dr. Garrick Villaume is a technology executive, physicist and systems innovator with over 25 years of experience developing advanced technologies and producing remarkable products. He’s helped deliver industry firsts and best-in-class products in the disc drive and solar energy businesses leading large engineering, program management, operations, and quality organizations. Dr. Villaume is the Chief Technology Officer for NetZro, LLC, and serves as a Mentor and Board of Advisors member for the Cleantech Open Midwest. He consults for technology innovators and helps organizations develop engineering management and process systems to scale and optimize core business operations as President of Physical Systems, Inc. Garrick earned his B.S. in Physics and PhD in High Energy Physics from the University of Minnesota, and a certification in Strategic Leadership and General Management from Harvard Business School.