Duke Kramer is President and CEO of DTIsm
Prototype & Design, a privately held company, which was founded in
October of 2000. DTI serves businesses and individual inventors
offering rapid prototyping, product design, model making, and
graphic design services.
Duke's background includes work as a
computer-aided design engineer for Raytheon in Goleta, California;
service in the US Air Force; and assisting the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) as a licensed aircraft technician. Duke also
served on the advisory board for the Santa Barbara County Small
Business Development Center since it was formed in January 2004,
until it closed in December 2005.
With three patents granted, Duke has several
additional patents pending on various consumer and industrial
products ranging from a new snow sled to a process for making solid
rocket fuel. In the spring of 2005, Duke and his wife Nancy
presented their Groove-Tubetm snow sled product in the
pilot episode of the television reality show “Made in the USA,” a
series focused on finding America’s next recognized inventor.