David Kishiyama - Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager

David Kishiyama has worked in product realization — from manufacturing, research and development, design, and product commercialization from concept to market for over 24 years.  He has worked in multiple renewable energy companies producing products for wind turbine power, electrochemical systems for alternative fuels, lead acid and Nickel metal hydride batteries, and long-duration energy storage.  He has commercialized many products from automotive batteries to building structures in seismic regions.  David has commissioned facilities for high-volume manufacturing focusing on quality output, automated processes, digital threads, and efficiency. 

 

David has driven a culture for continuous improvements, identifying waste, eliminating errors, and reducing variation. 

 

David holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Colorado with certifications in Fundamentals of Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, and 6sigma.