Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson

Masters of Engineering Management
Transformation Leader

What is your educational background?

Bachelors in Engineering- Machine Design, Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering-Manufacturing, Masters of Engineering Management

What is your professional background?

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering, Product Development, Six Sigma and Lean.

What is your greatest passion?

Cycling, Racing and helping others see the potential in themselves.

What are the best books that you have read?

The Reality of Change, Blink, Life Reimagined, Is everyone on the Boat, David and Goliath, Outliers.

What is your favorite quote?

Be the change you wish to see in others.

Where do you like to travel?

I love traveling to Europe. I have been fortunate to have work overseas and the breath of cultural experiences have definitely broadened my perspective on life.

What is your hidden talent?

I have always had a knack to solve difficult problems that most have not been willing to tackle. Continuous improvement has always come natural to me.

What is your favorite hobby?

Love to cycle. This is relatively new to me and rings my joy bell like nothing else.

Who is your favorite superhero?

Flash! I have always been enamoured with speed.

Who is your favorite band?

AC DC. I'm old rocker from back in the day.

If you could have dinner with anyone (past or present) who would it be?

Knowing what I know now, I would love to have one more dinner with my Grandmother. Her and I had a great connection but unfortunately, I was out of the country when she passed. I was planning on visiting that summer when I returned. I never had the chance to properly say goodbye.

What is your favorite food?

Tomatoes.

What is one item on your bucket list?

I would love to take my daughter to Australia. I lived their before she was born and I believe it is important for her to know about my life before coming to America.

Who is someone that you admire?

My sister. She is one of the smartest and wisest people I know.

How do you spend your free time?

I love to drive and ride my bicycles. I try to ride one of my bikes at least once every day.

What is your favorite movie?

Kelly's Heroes. This is an old WWII movie starring Clint Eastwood. I have always been fascinated with WWII history for some reason.