Ramin Heydarpour is the founder and managing partner of Flex R&D Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in Research and Development at large multinational companies. He was previously Global Vice President with Avery Dennison, where he led development of innovative products in the areas of food packaging, brand identification, and office and consumer
Prakash Mallya, Ph.D. is an accomplished innovator with a proven track record of inventing and commercializing products for a broad range of markets. He has launched products resulting in sales in excess of $1B and has authored/coauthored more than 50 patents and publications. More recently he was a Corporate Fellow and VP of Technology at Avery Dennison.
Dave Edwards, Ph.D. is a senior partner of Flex R&D Inc. He has engaged at a senior level in nearly every function of business from operations, to marketing, to business management to R&D and the search for the commercial convergence of technology and needs. In his most recent position as the CTO of Avery Dennison, Dave was responsible for the R&D and Technology function of the corporation. He has 25 granted patents.
Kenneth S. Lin, Ph.D. has over twenty years R&D exeprience with Avery Dennison. His work at Avery Dennison include Corporate R&D, Performance Polymers, Coatings, Printing and Converting. More recently Ken served as President of Kensinger Group Inc. His expertise is in adhesion science, polymer structure-property relationship, product development and quality improvement. There are 23 patents credited to his effort.
Paul Hayre is senior partner and business adviser of Flex R&D Inc. He has over 20 years of successful experience in creating new businesses in range of industries from start-ups to venture capital firms to fortune 500 companies. Paul's range of experience include VP of New Growth Platforms at Avery Dennison, President Cirrus Ventures, VP Koda Enterprises and Founder and President of V-meals.
Founded and managed by an experienced team of R&D executives