Meet the Product Realization Group Consortium Team

Michael Keer

Michael KeerMichael Keer has over 20 years of high technology New Product Introduction experience in development and manufacturing. As founder of the Product Realization Group (PRG), Mike created a consortium of Silicon Valley companies that can take products from idea to scale. Companies get to market faster, for less money than do-it-yourself. One source for prototype design and build, cost-reducing insights, and scalable manufacturing. Our clients include medical device, consumer electronic, and high-technology start ups, SMBs, and large companies such as GoPro, EMC, and Intuitive Surgical. Prior to the PRG, Mike was CEO of SofTEQ, a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) value added reseller, where he supported medical, networking, telecom, defense, and consumer electronics companies. Prior to SofTEQ, Mike was Director of Operations for Paramit Corporation, an Electronic Manufacturing Service provider where he supported over 30 high technology companies and supported a 15 x increase in company value. He also held Operations positions for SemiPower Systems, Ericsson/Raynet, and NCR.

Mike received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Masters in Manufacturing Engineering from Northwestern University. He is a Mentor for Stanford University’s Product Realization Network, Lemnos Labs, and Wearable World.

Michael keer

Michael KeerMichael Keer has over 20 years of high technology New Product Introduction experience in development and manufacturing. As founder of the Product Realization Group (PRG), Mike created a consortium of Silicon Valley companies that can take products from idea to scale. Companies get to market faster, for less money than do-it-yourself. One source for prototype design and build, cost-reducing insights, and scalable manufacturing. Our clients include medical device, consumer electronic, and high-technology start ups, SMBs, and large companies such as GoPro, EMC, and Intuitive Surgical. Prior to the PRG, Mike was CEO of SofTEQ, a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) value added reseller, where he supported medical, networking, telecom, defense, and consumer electronics companies. Prior to SofTEQ, Mike was Director of Operations for Paramit Corporation, an Electronic Manufacturing Service provider where he supported over 30 high technology companies and supported a 15 x increase in company value. He also held Operations positions for SemiPower Systems, Ericsson/Raynet, and NCR.

Mike received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Masters in Manufacturing Engineering from Northwestern University. He is a Mentor for Stanford University’s Product Realization Network, Lemnos Labs, and Wearable World.

Allen M. Adolph

Allen M. AdolphAllen M. Adolph has over 40 years of experience in managing local and offshore turnkey manufacturing/global distribution activities, supporting fast track “new product introduction” programs and implementing business system applications for both early stage start-up companies and high volume public firms. Allen served as VP of Operations for several technology startup companies (Adaptive, Whitetree Technology, Atmosphere Networks, Atoga Systems, Aperto Networks and SkyPilot Networks), and held senior management operations positions at public companies (Arris, NET and Dataproducts Corporation). Since founding ACS in 2008, Allen has worked with both early and late stage companies in the telecom (wireless and optical), data storage, medical device and consumer products. Clients include Kumu Networks, PowerCloud, Violin Memory, CyanOptics, Velocould Networks, GoPro, Conceptus, Fox Thermal, Game Golf (Active Mind), and Aperia Technologies.

Allen has a BS degree in Business Administration – Operations Research from California State University Northridge; CPIM certification from APICS. Allen serves as a technical advisory board member for EMBCube, Fastor Systems, Green Platform Corporation and the Product Realization Group. Allen also continues to participate as a guest lecturer on NPI/DFM concepts at UC Davis, Santa Clara University and Stanford graduate schools.