Dan Dimancescu, M.A.L.D.

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)

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

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)

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


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.


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
- Kennedy Institute of Politics at Harvard University (1972)


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


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


Romania Folk Calendar, ed US Translated Edition by Prof. Ion Ghinoiu, BtF, (Cambridge, MA 2010).
Romania Redux: A View from Harvard, et al, Humanitas, (Bucharest, Romania 2004) and BEH, llc (Cambridge, MA 2005).
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.
The Seamless Enterprise: Making Cross-Functional Management Work, HarperBusiness, NY.
The New Alliance: America's New R&D Consortia, with James Botkin, Ballinger, Cambridge, MA.
The Innovators: Rediscovering America's Creative Energy, with James Botkin and Ray Stata, Harper & Row, NY.
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.
This is Boston: A Guide, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA.
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)


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


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