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167 ENERGY, ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING engineer, then transferring into program management. Subsequently, he became the director of worldwide research and development operations at HP. During his 20-year employment with the prominent company, Mr. Patterson led the development program for the HP 7580A Digital Plotter, which was an innovative product that created hard copy ink drawings with accuracy and swiftness. In the present day, the technology within the program has been leveraged to incorporate in HP’s ink jet printing market. After departing fromHP, Mr. Patterson served as president of Innovation Resultants International between 1993 and 2008. Since that time, he has excelled as the president of DileabGroup. Drawing upon six decades of expertise in electrical engineering and technology, he has cultivated much knowledge in his field, particularly in relation to system elements, operations, calculus, executive coaching and strategic planning. Prior to delving into his profession, Mr. Patterson earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science, both in electrical engineering from the University of Washington. Thereafter, he completed the Executive Program at the University of Michigan. Well regarded in his industry, he has authored a number of works, such as “Accelerating Innovation: Improving the Process of Product Development,” “Leading Product Innovation: Accelerating Growth in a Product-Based Business” and “Build an Industry Hot Rod: The Nuts and Bolts of Leaving Competitors in the Dust.” He also published a series of internet-based videos, titled “Creating Breakthrough Innovations.” A member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Mr. Patterson credits his curious nature, intelligence and realistic perspectives as factors leading toward his success. Looking forward, he intends to continue serving Dileab Group as its president. At the inception of his career in 1963, Marvin L. Patterson served as an electrical engineer and program manager for the United States Naval Missile Center, where he remained for a decade. Following this tenure, he served Hewlett Packard (HP) in a myriad of roles between 1973 and 1993, first as a research and development MARVIN L. PATTERSON PRESIDENT Dileab Group Clive, IA Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine