Cascadian Group, LLC, has added Jay Riker as the firm’s Contractor, Advanced Operations. Jay is the firm’s preferred resource when it comes to assessing and optimizing our clients’ technical operations. Jay also is integral to generating leads and developing business for Cascadian Group, LLC.
Jay brings to Cascadian Group, LLC nearly 20 years of experience, having navigated some of the world’s most advanced research, development, and production environments. Among his specializations are lean manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, and new product development. He has been employed as: Scientist at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratories; Field Application Engineer with Mitsubishi Silicon America; Thermal Management Product Specialist with Advanced Energy/Sekidenko; Director of Manufacturing Operations for Agere Pharmaceuticals; and Vice President of Manufacturing, Chief Operating Officer, or General Manager in various industrial markets.
Jay grew up on the east coast and lives with his family in Bend. He earned a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering/Material Science from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the State University College at Buffalo, New York.
ABOUT CASCADIAN GROUP, LLC
Cascadian Group, LLC (“Cascadian”) is a private firm dedicated to venture development, executive management and marketing consulting, and M&A support. We are on a mission to help build better businesses, and believe in reaching beyond incremental improvements to seek crucial opportunities that can substantially enhance a company’s performance and value. Our clients are typically early-stage to mid-cap companies in transition, facing significant challenges and events.