Dan Dimancescu, M.A.L.D.

CURRENT (BUSINESS)
Co-founder, Kogainon Films / Studio 901 Productions llc (Boston, MA) est 2008
Founder & President, Bastea Enterprises and Holdings llc (BEH)
Founder & President, BtF-Bran, srl
est 2003
......(consulting to Fortune 500 mnftg and hi-technology firms)

PRIOR (BUSINESS)
Founder & President, Technology and Strategy Group (TSG) (1978-2002)
Founder & President, Cities Corporation (1974-1977)
Founder & President, Cities, Inc. (1970-1974)

BOARDS/MEMBERSHIP:
Founding Member - Alianta web
Trustee - Fisher College - Founded 1902 (Boston, MA) - 2013-2015 web
Trustee - Maria Nobrega Foundation (Brazil/UK/USA/Romania) web
Honorary Consul of Romania in Boston (
Appointed 8/05)
Advisory Board - Inocenti, Bucharest, Romania
Member of Council of Pro Bran Association (Bran, Romania)

Member of the Royal Society of Arts (London)
External Member - Filippo De Filippi Himalayan Expedition (1913-1914) Centenary (Italy)
Member of The Harvard Club (Boston) & Harvard Faculty Club (Cambridge)

Charter Member of the Harvard Club of Romania & Moldova - Fnd 2003 (Bucharest)
Member of Harvard Travellers Club - Founded 1902 (Boston)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
Author: Romania at War (2010); Test of Fire (2009) both the in Romanian Edition of the Magazine
Expeditions: Originated four expeditions (more): 1,700 miles Down the Danube by Canoe (1965) from Ulm, Germany, to the Black Sea; 1100 Miles in Japan by Sea Kayak (1967) from Shimonoseki to Tokyo; 900 Mile Walking Trek Through the Romanian Carpathian Mountains (1969); 500 Miles Through the Korean Islands by Sea Kayak (1987) from Mok'po to Pusan and authored the NG articles on the Japan and the Carpathians

CAREER (OTHER)

Served as co-director of the International Association for Product Development, a consortium of 30 Fortune 500 companies (1990s)
Served as senior consultant to the Welsh Time-to-Market Program sponsored by the Wales Development Authority
Originator of:
- Dartmouth Conferences on Cross-Functional Management (1988, 1989, 1990, 1993);
- New Concepts in Management (holism; complexity) the Abbaye de Villeneuve Meetings sponsored by the IHT-Nantes (1994 and 1996)
- Managing in the Internet Age an industry-academe dialogue at Boston University School of Management (1997

Participation in the creation of several research consortia including chairing the organizing task-force of the NASA/JPL Consortium in Superconductivity in 1987 and 1988; others include the National Center for Manufacturing Science (Ann Arbor, Michigan) and the Center for Quality Management (Cambridge, Massachusetts).
Invited to chair or co-chair technology-focused conferences for the U.S. National Research Council, NASA, selected corporations, and public agencies;  to keynote meetings including state Governors' events, corporate institutes, and academic events.

 ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Adjunct Associate Professor - Boston University School of Management - Management of Information Systems Department (1996 -1997)
Adjunct Associate Professor - Institut de l'homme et la technologie (IHT) - Complex Systems Program, Nantes, France (Dec. 1995 -- Nov. 1996)
Guest lecturer - IRESTE (electronics institute)  in Nantes, France (1991-1994)
Guest lecturer - Thayer School of Engineering  at Dartmouth College (1990-1993)
Guest lecturer - Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (1989, 1990), Hanover, New Hampshire
Lecturer
- Kennedy Institute of Politics at Harvard University (1972)

EDUCATION

Dartmouth College '61-64 (Hanover, New Hampshire)
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy '65-67 (Medford, Massachusetts)
Harvard Business School ‘76 (Boston, Massachusetts)

AWARDS

Grants from the Ford Foundation (New York), the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the National Endowment for the Arts (Washington, D.C.)

BBOKS
AUTHOR/CO-AUTHOR

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Romania Folk Calendar, ed US Translated Edition by Prof. Ion Ghinoiu, BtF, (Cambridge, MA 2010).
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Romania Redux: A View from Harvard, et al, Humanitas, (Bucharest, Romania 2004) and BEH, llc (Cambridge, MA 2005).
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The Lean Enterprise: Designing & Managing Strategic Processes for Customer Winning Performance, with Peter Hines and Nick Rich, AMACOM Books, NY.
- World Class New Product Development Benchmarking Best Practices of Agile Manufacturers, with Kemp Dwenger, AMACOM Books, NY.
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The Seamless Enterprise: Making Cross-Functional Management Work, HarperBusiness, NY.
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The New Alliance: America's New R&D Consortia, with James Botkin, Ballinger, Cambridge, MA.
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The Innovators: Rediscovering America's Creative Energy, with James Botkin and Ray Stata, Harper & Row, NY.
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Deferred Future: World and Corporate Debt and Bankruptcy,  Ballinger (1983)
Global Stakes: The Future of High Technology in America, with James Botkin and Ray Stata, Ballinger, Cambridge, MA.
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This is Boston: A Guide, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA.
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Rites of Way: The Politics of Transportation in Boston and the US City, ed. with Al Lupo, Frank Colcord, and Edmund Fowler, Little-Brown, Boston, MA.
He has written articles for the Boston Globe, Technology Review (MIT), Mass Hi-Tech, Target, Journal of Strategic Performance Measurement and other publications on technology and management related subjects

- Georges F. Doriot: Teaching Notes - This was a privately commissioned editing by Dimancescu of the Harvard Business School teaching notes of Georges F. Doriot covering a 40 year period during which he taught a full year course entitled "Manufacturing," (1987-1988)

PERSONAL

Married; two children
U.S. citizen; born in England w. British citizenship; Romanian citizen
Residence in United States (1956 - present)

Language fluency: English and French

OTHER

Connecticut State Bicycling Champion (1960)
Eastern U.S. Sprint Racing Champion (1960)
Captain of the National Collegiate Bicycle Racing Champions (1961)
Ledyard Canoe Club (Dartmouth) - Open canoe white water racing