Dave Evans

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As the co-founder and CEO of Fictiv, Dave Evans has been working to inject agility into manufacturing since 2013. Fictiv offers manufacturing agility and speed through a portfolio of optimized manufacturing processes for hardware companies of all sizes. To date, Fictiv has raised $58M through Series C from Bill Gates, Intel, and Accel. He’s an innovative entrepreneur featured on TechCrunch, Inc. and named on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list. Prior to Fictiv, Dave was the first hire at Ford’s Silicon Valley Lab. Dave graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

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The Manufacturing Industry was Surprised by the Success of WFH
Jun 07, 2021    0

Just as we saw in virtually every other industry, the global pandemic forced manufacturers to reevaluate where and how work gets done, accelerating the pace of digital transformation that was already well underway. It also busted one persistent myth: work from home (WFH) is simply not an option for many manufacturing job roles.

In fact, the latest numbers show the success of WFH – a surprise to many industry leaders – has laid the groundwork for an even more interesting...

In 2021, supply chain sustainability is likely to be more important than ever.
Feb 24, 2021    0

A Focus on the Value and Virtue of Supply Chains

After a historically disruptive year, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are waking up to the fact that the measure of a supply chain is much greater than its landed costs. Meanwhile, consumers are more vocal than ever about the virtue of the companies from which they purchase. They want products, solutions, and supply chains to reflect their own ideals and aspirations related to sustainability, inclusion and fairness. ...

Digital manufacturing ecosystems (DMEs) are an effective alternative to building transparency from scratch.
Oct 11, 2020    0

Transparency is the lifeblood of modern business transactions. From real-time international wire transfers and electronic health records to tracking transportation or delivery options, digital transformation has revolutionized dozens of industries by unlocking greater visibility, speed, and efficiency.

Supply chain managers and manufacturers have habitually been slow to the digital transformation and transparency movement but are beginning to rapidly make up ground. This transition...