Gareth Evans

Lead Designer CTO & Founder

Gareth Evans as Chief Technical/Design Officer is responsible for the Designs, manufacturing processes and strategies at Firstwave3D. 

Before Joining Firstwave3D  he held several positions at Hewlett-Packard working with customers to blend HP’s intellectual property and experience with products and services delivery capabilities to create relevant solutions for its customers’ Product Development and Engineering challenges.  

He has more than 25 years experience applying PLM, PDM and CAD/CAM in product development; he has worked with both large multinational corporations and small local firms, as a user and supplier of high technology.  Evans has experience in the automotive, aerospace and electronics industries in Asia, the UK and North America.

Prior to its acquisition by HP, Evans held several positions with EDS and its affiliates, including a term as Country Manager at Unigraphics Solutions Korea, Ltd., where he managed all aspects of business during the creation of the division. He has also held positions with EDS in Hong Kong and Canada. Previously, he was an experienced CAD/CAM consultant and technical sales support specialist for the McDonnell Douglas Company.

Evans began his career at the British Ministry of Defense (ROF Nottingham) as a Mechanical and Production Engineering Apprentice. He was named “Apprentice of the Year” for three consecutive years.

Evans has certification in configuration management II from the ICM and Arizona State University USA and holds an associate’s degree in mechanical and production engineering from People’s College, Nottingham University UK. 

He is based in Toronto Canada.  

Has been designing gizmos most of his life.

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