Recipient of the British Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ 2004 Lord Austin Prize for Manufacturing Engineering, David Leeson graduated top of the class from Loughborough University in Leicestershire, England, with a First Class Honours BSME before earning his MSc specializing in manufacturing automation from Cranfield University. He put his considerable talents to work at Cosworth Racing UK and Pankl Racing Systems’ SP Crankshaft division, developing processes and manufacturing technologies to produce racing engines for Formula One and NASCAR, as well as niche road variants for renowned vehicle brands. In January 2007, David joined Glidewell Laboratories as a manufacturing engineer, and was promoted to engineering manager in 2011, and director of engineering in 2015. During his tenure, he has supervised the ground-up development of an internal engineering department capable of designing the next generation of dental manufacturing technologies. Contact him at email@example.com.