Maintaining Design Data through the Design Process
December 10, 2014
Bringing great products to market rapidly is often slowed by loss of data between design, engineering and production. Disconnected design tools are used through different stages of the product design cycle that do not leverage the design data that has been previously developed. This creates loss of design intent and stalled design cycles ultimately sacrificing time to market.
Join us for a discussion on how Backhand Bikes leveraged a design platform that allowed them to maintain the integrity of your design from concept through production.
Presenters and Bios
Jeff Hooper, Backhand Bikes
Jeff Hooper, owner of Backhand Bike Co., has channeled an extensive manufacturing background towards his passion for BMX (Bicycle Moto Cross) and engineering components for the bike industry. Backhand Bike’s core concept is that through streamlined workflow using Fusion360, complex bike parts can be sold at a competitive price. Hooper has over 16 years working with CAD/CAM in many industries including aerospace and medical. He has also taught CNC programming and various software platforms within schools and industry. Hooper is excited about Backhand Bikes and its future plans. He shares that excitement also for the manufacturing industry as technology is constantly evolving and progressing production every day.
Curtis Chan, Autodesk
Curtis is a Technical Evangelist for Fusion 360 and Autodesk CAM Products. Prior to Autodesk, Curtis spent multiple years as a Mechanical Engineer in the defense and medical industry. As a prior Application Engineer for SpaceClaim and SolidWorks, Curtis brings expertise in a wide variety of CAD Solutions. Curt holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University; and is also an Adjunct Professor at Palomar College in San Diego, California, teaching 3D CAD modeling. Follow him on Twitter: @Curt_Chan