Dr. Dexter Snyder, Principal, specializes in creating growth and investment options for businesses in high technology and emerging technology environments, as well as identifying competitive innovations. He has expertise in nanomaterials, coatings, energy storage, sensing systems, robotics, bio-inspired systems and wireless communication, plus market background in the automotive and aerospace industries.
Dexter spent thirty-five years with General Motors, most recently as Technical Fellow as the key liaison for GM programs at HRL Laboratories (formerly known as Hughes Research Labs). He has worked with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), NASA, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), and many government laboratories and leading universities. Prior to GM, he was Department Head of the Research Division of Bendix Corporation and a Staff Consultant with Arthur D. Little. He holds six U.S. patents plus two patent applications. Dexter was past-Chair of the Electrodeposition Division of the Electrochemical Society and past-Editor of the Journal of the Electrochemical Society.
Dexter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Wabash College and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also an Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University of Windsor (Canada).