Michael 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.