Daniel D. Feinberg, Fein-Line Associates
Dan Feinberg is President and CEO of Fein-Line Associates, Inc., a consulting firm focused on the electronic interconnect (printed wiring board or PWB) and assembly industries. Dan was formerly president of Morton Electronic Materials (MEM), a $200 million division of Morton International, Inc., and a group vice president of the parent company. His experience makes him uniquely suited to assist electronic industry companies in todayís global, highly competitive environment.
Through a focused, global restructuring acquisition and divestiture plan, Dan led a turn around that returned MEM to significant profitably. Under Dan's market leadership, MEM built a powerful presence in its global market with an impressive technology portfolio. He championed the MEM passive materials research effort and created an environment that fostered innovation, leading to the introduction of a number of high technology, advanced materials
Danís engineering, sales, marketing and general management background, and his experience in Asia and Europe, were demonstrated in his ability to restructure and "turn around" a business. Often described as a "Street Fighter," Dan is at home in a battle to gain market share and lead a team in accomplishing difficult tasks.
During Danís career, he has served in various management positions from engineering director at a large PWB fabricator to various marketing and sales management positions, including V.P., Sales and Marketing, Executive V.P. and President of Morton Electronic Materials (Dynachem).
Dan has authored several articles, presented papers at various industry events including the world conference in Tokyo and was keynote speaker at the 1999 PCMI. He has organized and hosted various seminars including a NAFTA trade seminar and trade mission, a seminar on exporting to Asia and a recently concluded and highly attended tutorial on unfair trade practices and dumping.
Dan is a key figure and well known in the PWB industry. He has been a member of IPC since 1968, has received its prestigious Chairmanís award and was presented with the IPCís special achievement award in 1994. He presently chairs the IPC Trade Committee and is highly involved in industry/government initiatives. He is Vice Chair of PEM-Tec, an industry/ government advanced research consortium. He also serves as chair of Orange Countyís United Way leadership effort and serves on various other boards.