Vice President, Industry and Innovation
Tim Fahey leads Team NEO’s focus on accelerating commercial activity and job creation through the Smart Devices & Systems innovation cluster, while also spearheading our work with partners to create an additive manufacturing cluster in Northeast Ohio.
Tim has over 25 years of experience in strategic business planning, new business development and market entry. Before joining NorTech, now Team NEO, in July 2011, he was President and CEO of Five Star Technologies, a venture-funded manufacturer of electronic materials. He was instrumental in creating the company’s market vision in electronics and in sourcing equity capital from both the venture and angel investor communities.
Prior to joining Five Star, Tim created and led the static control business of Noveon, Inc. (formerly BF Goodrich), growing a start-up acquisition into a global supplier of materials to the display, hard disk drive and semiconductor markets. Previously, he led numerous technology groups at BF Goodrich, Raychem Corporation and Lonza, Inc.
Tim has executed numerous strategic alliances and acquisitions. He has served as a board advisor to several start-ups, providing guidance on market entry and technology deployment. His expertise in conductive materials includes pioneering work on printed self-limiting heaters and PTC current-limiting devices. He holds 11 U.S. and six international patents.
Tim has Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Macromolecular Science from Case Western Reserve University.