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Brian Kinkade

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Brian Kinkade is a senior technical product sales and marketing executive with a BSEE from RPI and MBA and over 25 years of experience in a variety of market segments. Brian started out as an Electrical Engineer designing automated test systems; he then transitioned through Technical Sales Support to Product Management at a data acquisition and image processing company.  From there he did Product Marketing Management for speech recognition software, electronic motor controls, telecom lightning protection, MEMS-based gas sensors, predictive analytics, healthy pre-fab home manufacturing, near-IR biometrics, soil microbial products, 3D scanning metrology, solid-state lighting.  Most recently he’s been focused on sensor sales to OEMs for industrial gas sensing, laboratory scientific instruments, indoor air quality monitors, medical equipment, residential smoke/CO detection, wearable devices, and outdoor pollution monitoring for Smart Cities.  His passion is turning new technologies into products, launching new products, penetrating new markets and generating new business with existing customers.  He is a lifelong learner that enjoys scouting out new markets, hunting down opportunities, building relationships and managing for success.  With a daughter that is a senior in high school with plans for Biomedical Engineering, he brings a current perspective on the college STEM curriculum.  

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Wednesday, October 4

10:15am CDT