Joel Blumenthal has over 35 years of experience with a wide
range of technology based domestic and international organizations, with a
focus on process instrumentation. His
participation in the development and growth of a diverse group of publicly and
privately held entities has afforded
Mr. Blumenthal a unique view of corporate
functionality and allowed participation in a wide range of activities.
Mr. Blumenthal began his professional career as a Technical
Sales & Service Representative in the area of Specialty Chemicals.
Through his Chemical Sales and Service activities, Mr.
Blumenthal was introduced to the world of Process Instrumentation where he
eventually made a career move into areas of Technical Support, Product
Development, Project Management, Marketing, and Sales.
Mr. Blumenthal was fortunate to have worked with pioneering
companies such as Micro Motion and TBI, as well as well-established
multi-national corporations such as Hercules, Emerson, ABB, and Endress+Hauser.
This portfolio of experiences afforded Mr. Blumenthal the
opportunity to participate in business functions which included project
management, product development, marketing, sales, logistics, compliance, and
engineering.Some of his notable
activities and accomplishment include:
- Introducing Density to the world of Coriolis
- Helping develop the world's first sanitary
Coriolis flowmeter - authorized 3A symbol holder.
- Co-Task Committee 3A Chairman in charge of
creating and establishing globally accepted sanitary design criteria for a
range of electro-chemical analyzers.
- The development of a number of sensor designs
based on applications, industries, and cultural needs.
- Creating the first pH voluntary consensus
standard for the ASME-BPE.
Mr. Blumenthal obtained his Engineering degree from the
University of Washington in 1982.In
2003 Mr. Blumenthal obtain his MBA from the University of Phoenix with a focus
on Marketing.In 2018 Mr. Blumenthal
obtained his Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences from Walden
Mr. Blumenthal is currently the Chair of the Comstock
Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).He is also a member of the Mechanical
Engineering Industry Advisory Council (IAC) at the University of Nevada Reno
(UNR).Other activities include judging
at FIRST Robotics Competitions, ASME-BPE participation as a task group leader
and sub-committee member, an active member of several technical societies
including ASME and ISA, working with economic development institutions in
Northern Nevada, and membership in the National Society of Leadership and
Success.Mr. Blumenthal has extensive
experience as a lecturer and writer and has held teaching positions with the
Washoe County School District and UNR.
Mr. Blumenthal’s overarching interest is in process
instrumentation, the industries where they are applied, and the cultures of