Advisory Board Member Profile
Grand Effects Inc
Vice President of Operations
Area of Expertise:
Prototyping, Testing & Iteration
Vice President of Operation, Grand Effects Inc. & Principal/Owner of Attilio Giordani Design Group
With well over 30 years of manufacturing and business experience, that includes Engineering, R&D/ Product Development, Product Management, Sales and Business Management, Attilio has been a critical thinker for new business, processes, strategies and products focused for specific markets on a global scale.
Attilio has worked for US and International companies, including LAARS Heating Systems, Grundfos Pumps, TACO Inc, Waterpik Industries, and Heat Link. Currently, is employed with Grand Effects, a division of Fluidra/Zodiac Pool Systems, where he manages the daily manufacturing operations.
Early in his career,he was intrigued with learning and applying new technologies and recognized the need for new methods to develop new product and services. With that he has learned and developed skills for processes of research & development, qualification of design, manufacturing, quality, and strategies for products or services for specific markets. Attilio has always focused on innovation and technology and how it relates to satisfying customer needs in the market. He holds 5 US Patents related to heating/combustion products, pumps and valves designs.
Attilio is a graduate and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Northridge. Has post graduate studies in Economics and Finance from the University of Rhode Island and has been a professor at California State University, Fresno (Fresno State). Also, owns and operates his own design and consulting business. S