As the co-founder and CEO of Fictiv, Dave Evans has been working to inject agility into manufacturing since 2013. Fictiv offers manufacturing agility and speed through a portfolio of optimized manufacturing processes for hardware companies of all sizes. To date, Fictiv has raised $92M in through Series D from investors like Bill Gates, Accel, and 40 North Ventures. He’s an innovative entrepreneur featured on TechCrunch, Inc., and named on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list. Prior to Fictiv, Dave was the first hire at Ford’s Silicon Valley Lab. Dave graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. During his time at Stanford Dave gained valuable experience with positions at Forsch Marine, MagCanica, FACE AIDS and Slidepad Technologies.