Dan Dimancescu – cv

Curriculum Vitae for Dan Dimancescu

Co-Founder, Kogainon Films / Studio 901 Productions llc web
Founder & President, BtF-Bran, srl web
Appointed (8/05) Honorary Consul of Romania in Boston and (2/15) Honorary Consul General

Board Member – Foundation Carpathia 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
Advisory 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 / Section H ‘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
The Golden Spiral, Btf Press (Concord, MA 2017)
Călător Fără Hartă: The memoirs of Dimitri D. Dimancescu, Editor, Btf Press (Concord, MA 2016)
Uncharted Journey: Memoriile Lui Dimitri D. Dimăncescu, Editor, Btf Press (Concord, MA 2016)
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)

Originated four expeditions supported by the National Geographic Magazine:
– 1,700 Miles Down the Danube by Canoe (1964) from Ulm, Germany, to the Black Sea; article and film 1965
– 1100 Miles in Japan by Sea Kayak (1966) from Shimonoseki to Tokyo; article 1967
– 500 Mile walking trek along the Romanian Carpathian Mountains (1968); article 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:
– Connecticut State Bicycling Champion (1960)
– Eastern U.S. Sprint Racing Champion (1960)
– Captain of the National Collegiate Bicycle Racing Champions (1961)