Jim Jindrick has 30+ years experience in high-tech research and development, product engineering, operations and manufacturing, international marketing, and new business development. He's launched internal corporate ventures, spin-off companies, and independent startups. Products and ventures his teams created have generated over a billion dollars in lifetime revenue to date. Jim has received 44 US and international patents for innovations in automotive test and diagnostic equipment, smart-grid electric power distribution automation devices, and personal computer instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
Serving as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, Jim had the privilege of collaborating with over a thousand brilliant students and faculty creating 200+ new venture plans. He was named an Eller Entrepreneurial Fellow, was an entrepreneur-in-residence at the University of Oregon, a Moot Corp Fellow at the University of Texas, and a guest mentor/instructor for CONACYT (Mexico). He has been a speaker for a variety of entrepreneurial-focused events, university classes and programs, companies, professional organizations, and has been a volunteer for the SCORE Southern Arizona chapter.
Jim is a co-founder and CEO of Wencil Research, LLC. The company mentors, consults, and delivers educational programs, seminars, studio workshops and material to innovators, entrepreneurs, corporate clients, and new business venture development teams.
An IEEE Life Member, Jim also has an FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License and an amateur (ham) radio license. While a student at the University of Wisconsin, he was an announcer, news reporter, and engineer for several radio and television stations in Milwaukee, Madison, and Racine.
His favorite saying: "Save Swing Jazz, Pelicans, and Oxford Commas!"
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