Blaine Bateman is President of EAF LLC, a consultancy in strategy, market analysis, technology due diligence, and related areas, and has over 20 years international experience. He graduated in ChE w/Special Honors from the University of Colorado, later receiving a Professional Certificate in Quality Management also from CU, a Certificate in Integrated Strategic Planning from Caltech, a Certificate with Distinction in Game Theory and a Certificate in Cryptography I (both from Stanford MOOCs), completing a Professional Course in Strategy Development at Washington University in St. Louis and a Certificate in Competitive Strategy from LMU Munich MOOC.
Following ten years in government research and management (Deputy Director, National Measurement Laboratory (US DoC NIST) and Chief, Chemical Engineering Division of NIST), he worked at several start-ups, then 13 years with Laird Technologies, a global specialty electronics firm. Prior to forming EAF, he was VP Strategic Markets, VP Strategic Business Dev., and Global VP of Marketing with Laird. He has experience in Electronics, Automotive, Wireless, Instruments, and Cryogenics. His skills include Strategy, Business Development, Engineering, Product Development, Quality Management, Operations, and RF Technology. Over his career, he has received 18 patents in Chemical Instruments, Antennas, and RF Design.