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Daren Otten

Daren Otten
Contributor Topic: Global Sourcing and Startup Funding

Daren Otten is currently the Vice Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, and Sustainable Manufacturing at California State University, Chico. Within industry, Daren worked both domestically and abroad in contract manufacturing; providing engineering, manufacturing, and project management support to companies such as HP, GM, Hamilton Beach, Jacuzzi Brothers, and Epson. Previously, he has served as the Interim CEO of a startup green plastic company in San Diego, co-director of the North State Innovation Lab, and was also the President of a product development and contract manufacturing firm based in Northern California. Daren lives in Chico, CA.

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