||Curriculum Vitae for Dan Dimancescu
Co-Founder, Kogainon Films / Studio 901 Productions llc web
Founder & President, BtF-Bran, srl
Appointed (8/05) Honorary Consul of Romania in Boston and (2/15) Honorary Consul General
Board Member - Foundation for Carpathian Conservation / 2016 - present web
Founding Board Member - Alianta / 2014 - present web
Trustee - Maria Nobrega Foundation (Brazil/UK/USA/Romania) / 2008 - present web
Trustee - Fisher College - Founded 1902 (Boston, MA) / 2013-2015 web
Advisor Board Vacaresti Nature Park Association / 2016 - present web
Advisory Board - Inocenti, Bucharest, Romania / 2012 - present
Member of Council of Pro Bran Association (Bran, Romania)
Member of the Royal Society of Arts (London)
External Member - Filippo De Filippi Himalayan Expedition (1913-1914) Centenary (Italy)
Member of The Harvard Club (Boston) & Harvard Faculty Club (Cambridge)
Charter Member of the Harvard Club of Romania & Moldova - Fnd 2003 (Bucharest)
Member of Harvard Travellers Club - Founded 1902 (Boston)
Founder & President:
- Bastea Enterprises and Holdings llc [BEH] - 2003-present (more)
- Technology and Strategy Group (TSG) 1978-2003
(consulting to Fortune 500 mnftg and hi-technology firms including Boeing, Procter & Gamble, Trane, Digital Equipment)
- Cities Corporation (1974-1977)
- Cities, Inc. (1970-1974)
Adjunct Associate Professor - Boston University School of Management - Management of Information Systems Department (1996 -1997)
Adjunct Associate Professor - Institut de l'homme et la technologie (IHT/ Dec. 1995 -- Nov. 1996) - Complex Systems Program, Nantes, France
Guest lecturer - IRESTE (electronics institute) in Nantes, France (1991-1994)
Guest lecturer - Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College (1990-1993)
Guest lecturer - Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (1989, 1990), Hanover, New Hampshire
Lecturer - Kennedy Institute of Politics at Harvard University (1972), Cambridge, MA
Served as co-director of the International Association for Product Development, a consortium of 30 Fortune 500 companies (1990s)
Served as senior consultant to the Welsh Time-to-Market Program sponsored by the Wales Development Authority
Originator of Dartmouth Conferences on Cross-Functional Management (1988, 1989, 1990, 1993); the Abbaye de Villeneuve Meetings on New Concepts in Management (holism; complexity) sponsored by the IHT-Nantes (1994 and 1996); Managing in the Internet Age an industry-academe dialogue at Boston University School of Management (1997
Participation in the creation of several research consortia including chairing the organizing task-force of the NASA/JPL Consortium in Superconductivity in 1987 and 1988; others include the National Center for Manufacturing Science (Ann Arbor, Michigan) and the Center for Quality Management (Cambridge, Massachusetts).
Invited to chair or co-chair technology-focused conferences for the U.S. National Research Council, NASA, selected corporations, and public agencies; to keynote meetings including state Governors' events, corporate institutes, and academic events.
Dartmouth College '61-64 (Hanover, New Hampshire)
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy '65-67 (Medford, Massachusetts)
Harvard Business School ‘76 (Boston, Massachusetts)
Grants from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the National Endowment for the Arts (Washington, D.C.), Ford Foundation
See book covers
- Folk Almanac, Editor of the English Translation 2009; Authored by Prof Ion Ghinoiu in Romania under the title Calendar Popular
- Romania Redux: A View from Harvard, et al, Humanitas, (Bucharest, Romania 2004) and BEH, llc (Cambridge, MA 2005). (see)
- The Lean Enterprise: Designing & Managing Strategic Processes for Customer Winning Performance, with Peter Hines and Nick Rich, AMACOM Books, NY.
- World Class New Product Development Benchmarking Best Practices of Agile Manufacturers, with Kemp Dwenger, AMACOM Books, NY.
The Seamless Enterprise: Making Cross-Functional Management Work, HarperBusiness, NY.
- The New Alliance: America's New R&D Consortia, with James Botkin, Ballinger, Cambridge, MA.
- The Innovators: Rediscovering America's Creative Energy, with James Botkin and Ray Stata, Harper & Row, NY.
- Deferred Future: World and Corporate Debt and Bankruptcy, Ballinger (1983)
Global Stakes: The Future of High Technology in America, with James Botkin and Ray Stata, Ballinger, Cambridge, MA.
- This is Boston: A Guide, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA.
- Rites of Way: The Politics of Transportation in Boston and the US City, ed. with Al Lupo, Frank Colcord, and Edmund Fowler, Little-Brown, Boston, MA.
He has written articles for the Boston Globe, Technology Review (MIT), Mass Hi-Tech, Target, Journal of Strategic Performance Measurement and other publications on technology and management related subjects
- Georges F. Doriot: Teaching Notes - This was a privately commissioned editing by Dimancescu of the Harvard Business School teaching notes of Georges F. Doriot covering a 40 year period during which he taught a full year course entitled "Manufacturing," (1987-1988)
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE (more)
Originated four expeditions supported by the National Geographic Magazine:
- 1,700 miles Down the Danube by Canoe (1965) from Ulm, Germany, to the Black Sea;
- 1100 Miles in Japan by Sea Kayak (1967) from Shimonoseki to Tokyo;
- 900 Mile Walking Trek Through the Romanian Carpathian Mountains (1969);
- 500 Miles Through the Korean Islands by Sea Kayak (1987) from Mok'po to Pusan and authored articles on the Japan and the Carpathians
- Author of Proba de Foc (Test of Fire), December 2008 (Romanian Edition) featuring his father's experiences in World War One (Eastern Front).
- Author Ploesti, December 2010 (Romanian Edition) focused on the Allied Bombing of Romania in World War-II (1943-1944)
Married; two children
U.S. citizen; born in England; Romanian citizen (returned 1999); residence in United States (1956 - present)
Language fluency: English and French
OTHER - Cycling Competition (more):
- Connecticut State Bicycling Champion (1960)
- Eastern U.S. Sprint Racing Champion (1960)
- Captain of the National Collegiate Bicycle Racing Champions (1961)