James Grimes is the engineering and design leader and mentor at GID Development Corporation. As President, CEO and Chairman of several corporations, Jim specialized in the marketing and manufacturing sectors utilizing his physics and mechanical engineering background to develop products ranging from military components, consumer goods, and automation tools to medical devices. He holds design and feature patents with a reputation for coordinating product design and manufacture from creation to final production. Jim has been the keynote speaker for product specific development techniques for many of his Fortune 500 clients such as Apple Computer, Union Carbide, Mattel Toys, Hewlett-Packard, GE, and Dassault Systemes. Additionally Jim has accepted invitations to speak to local groups on subjects ranging from the integration of clean manufacturing facilities into densely populated communities to student development programs for future industries.